Measurements of the electron and muon inclusive 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: 3020)
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This Letter presents measurements of the differential cross-sections for inclusive electron and muon production in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of root s = 7 TeV, using data collected by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The muon cross-section is measured as a function of p(T) in the range 4 LT p(T) LT 100 GeV and within pseudorapidity vertical bar eta vertical bar LT 2.5. In addition the electron and muon cross-sections are measured in the range 7 LT p(T) LT 26 GeV and within vertical bar eta vertical bar LT 2.0, excluding 1.37 LT vertical bar eta vertical bar LT 1.52. Integrated luminosities of 1.3 pb(-1) and 1.4 pb(-1) are used for the electron and muon measurements, respectively. After subtraction of the W/Z/gamma* contribution, the differential cross-sections are found to be in good agreement with theoretical predictions for heavy-flavour production obtained from Fixed Order NLO calculations with NLL high-p(T) resummation, and to be sensitive to the effects of ...NLL resummation. (C) 2011 CERN. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Keywords:QCD / Heavy Flavour Production
Source:Physics Letters B, 2012, 707, 5, 438-458
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