Measurement of the W - GT lv and Z/gamma* - GT ll production cross sections in proton-proton collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Popovic, D. S.
Vranješ Milosavljević, Marija
ATLAS Collaboration (ukupan broj autora: 3180)
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First measurements of the W - GT lv and Z/gamma* - GT ll (l = e; mu) production cross sections in proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 TeV are presented using data recorded by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. The results are based on 2250 W - GT lv and 179 Z/gamma* - GT ll candidate events selected from a data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of approximately 320 nb(-1). The measured total W and Z/gamma*-boson production cross sections times the respective leptonic branching ratios for the combined electron and muon channels are sigma(tot)(W) center dot BR(W - GT lv) = 9.96 +/- 0.23(stat) +/- 0.50(syst) +/- 1.10(lumi) nb and sigma(tot)(Z) center dot BR(Z/gamma* - GT ll) = 0.82 +/- 0.06 (stat) +/- 0.05 (syst) +/- 0.09 (lumi) nb (within the invariant mass window 66 LT m(ll) LT 116 GeV). The W/Z cross-section ratio is measured to be 11.7 +/- 0.9(stat) +/- 0.4(syst). In addition, measurements of the W+ and W- production cross sections and of the lepton charge asymmetry are r...eported. Theoretical predictions based on NNLO QCD calculations are found to agree with the measurements.
Кључне речи:Hadron-Hadron Scattering
Извор:Journal of High Energy Physics, 2010, 12
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ISSN: 1029-8479 (print)