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Measurement of the differential cross sections for W -boson production in association with jets in p$\bar{p}$ collisions at √s =1.96 TeV

CDF Collaboration; Aaltonen, T.; Amerio, S.; Amidei, D.; Anastassov, A.; Annovi, A.; Antos, J.; Apollinari, G.; Appel, J. A.; Arisawa, T.; Artikov, A.; Asaadi, J.; Ashmanskas, W.; Auerbach, B.; Aurisano, A.; Azfar, F.; Badgett, W.; Bae, T.; Barbaro-Galtieri, A.; ... mehr


This paper presents a study of the production of a single W boson in association with one or more jets in proton-antiproton collisions at √s=1.96  TeV, using the entire data set collected in 2001–2011 by the Collider Detector at Fermilab at the Tevatron, which corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 9.0  fb−1. The W boson is identified through its leptonic decays into electron and muon. The production cross sections are measured for each leptonic decay mode and combined after testing that the ratio of the W(→μν)+jets cross section to the W(→eν)+jets cross section agrees with the hypothesis of e-μ lepton universality. The combination of measured cross sections, differential in the inclusive jet multiplicity (W+≥N jets with N=1, 2, 3, or 4) and in the transverse energy of the leading jet, are compared with theoretical predictions.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000089226
Veröffentlicht am 08.01.2019
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Fakultät für Physik – Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2470-0010, 2470-0029
KITopen-ID: 1000089226
Erschienen in Physical review / D
Verlag American Physical Society (APS)
Band 98
Heft 11
Seiten Article: 112005
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