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Measurement of the production cross section of a W boson in association with two b jets in pp collisions at √s=8TeV

CMS Collaboration; Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A. M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Asilar, E.; Bergauer, T.; Brandstetter, J.; Brondolin, E.; Dragicevic, M.; Erö, J.; Flechl, M.; Friedl, M.; Frühwirth, R.; Ghete, V. M.; Hartl, C.; Hörmann, N.; Hrubec, J.; Jeitler, M.; König, A.; Krätschmer, I.; ... mehr

Abstract:
The production cross section of a W boson in association with two b jets is measured using a sample of proton–proton collisions at s√=8TeV collected by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 19.8fb-1. The W bosons are reconstructed via their leptonic decays, W→ℓν, where ℓ=μ or e. The fiducial region studied contains exactly one lepton with transverse momentum pℓT>30GeV and pseudorapidity |ηℓ|<2.1, with exactly two b jets with pT>25GeV and |η|<2.4 and no other jets with pT>25GeV and |η|<4.7. The cross section is measured to be σ(pp→W(ℓν)+bb¯¯¯)=0.64±0.03(stat)±0.10(syst)±0.06(theo)±0.02(lumi)pb, in agreement with standard model predictions.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4573-z
ISSN: 1434-6044, 1434-6052
KITopen ID: 1000067553
Erschienen in The European physical journal / C
Band 77
Heft 2
Seiten 92
Lizenz CC BY 4.0: Creative Commons Namensnennung 4.0 International
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