Measurement of the top quark mass using single top quark events in proton-proton collisions at root s=8 TeV
AuthorsSirunyan, A. M.
CMS Collaboration (ukupan broj autora: 2224)
MetadataShow full item record
A measurement of the top quark mass is reported in events containing a single top quark produced via the electroweak t channel. The analysis is performed using data from proton-proton collisions collected with the CMS detector at the LHC at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7 fb(-1). Top quark candidates are reconstructed from their decay to a W boson and a b quark, with the W boson decaying leptonically to a muon and a neutrino. The final state signature and kinematic properties of single top quark events in the t channel are used to enhance the purity of the sample, suppressing the contribution from top quark pair production. A fit to the invariant mass distribution of reconstructed top quark candidates yields a value of the top quark mass of 172.95 +/- 0.77 (stat)(-0.93)(+0.97) (syst) GeV. This result is in agreement with the current world average, and represents the first measurement of the top quark mass in event topologies not domin...ated by top quark pair production, therefore contributing to future averages with partially uncorrelated systematic uncertainties and a largely uncorrelated statistical uncertainty.
Source:European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields, 2017, 77, 5
- BMWFW (Austria), FWF (Austria), FNRS (Belgium), FWO (Belgium), CNPq (Brazil), CAPES (Brazil), FAPERJ (Brazil), FAPESP (Brazil), MES (Bulgaria), CERN, CAS (China), MoST (China), NSFC (China), COLCIENCIAS (Colombia), MSES (Croatia), CSF (Croatia), RPF (Cyprus), SENESCYT (Ecuador), MoER (Estonia), ERC IUT (Estonia), ERDF (Estonia), Academy of Finland, MEC (Finland), HIP (Finland), CEA (France), CNRS/IN2P3 (France), BMBF, Germany, DFG (Germany), HGF (Germany), GSRT (Greece), OTKA (Hungary), NIH (Hungary), DAE (India), DST (India), IPM (Iran), SFI (Ireland), INFN (Italy), MSIP (Republic of Korea), NRF (Republic of Korea), LAS (Lithuania), MOE (Malaysia), UM (Malaysia), BUAP (Mexico), CINVESTAV (Mexico), CONACYT (Mexico), LNS (Mexico), SEP (Mexico), UASLP-FAI (Mexico), MBIE (New Zealand), PAEC (Pakistan), MSHE (Poland), NSC (Poland), FCT (Portugal), JINR (Dubna), MON (Russia), RosAtom (Russia), RAS (Russia), RFBR (Russia), RAEP (Russia), MESTD (Serbia), SEIDI (Spain), CPAN (Spain), PCTI (Spain), FEDER (Spain), Swiss Funding Agencies (Switzerland), MST (Taipei), ThEPCenter (Thailand), IPST (Thailand), STAR (Thailand), NSTDA (Thailand), TUBITAK (Turkey), TAEK (Turkey), NASU (Ukraine), SFFR (Ukraine), STFC (United Kingdom), DOE (USA), NSF (USA), Marie-Curie programme (European Union), European Research Council (European Union), EPLANET (European Union), Leventis Foundation, A.P. Sloan Foundation, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Belgian Federal Science Policy Office, Fonds pour la Formation a la Recherche dans lIndustrie et dans IAgriculture (FRIA-Belgium), Agentschap voor Innovatie door Wetenschap en Technologie (IWT-Belgium), Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS) of the Czech Republic, Council of Science and Industrial Research, India, HOMING PLUS programme of the Foundation for Polish Science, Regional Development Fund (Poland), Mobility Plus programme of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland), National Science Center (Poland) [2014/14/M/ST2/00428, 2014/13/B/ST2/02543, 201.4/15/B/ST2/03998, 2015/1.9/B/ST2/02861, 2012/07/E/ST2/01406], National Priorities Research Program by Qatar National Research Fund, Programa Clarin-COFUND del Principado de Asturias, European Union (Poland), Thalis program - EU-ESF, Aristeia program - EU-ESF, Greek NSRF, Rachadapisek Sompot Fund for Postdoctoral Fellowship (Thailand), Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), Chulalongkorn Academic into Its 2nd Century Project Advancement Project (Thailand), Welch Foundation [C-1845]