Study of double parton scattering using W+2-jet events in proton-proton collisions at root s=7 TeV
CMS Collaboration (ukupan broj autora: 2208)
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Double parton scattering is investigated in proton-proton collisions at = 7 TeV where the final state includes a W boson, which decays into a muon and a neutrino, and two jets. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 5 fb(-1), collected with the CMS detector at the LHC. Observables sensitive to double parton scattering are investigated after being corrected for detector effects and selection efficiencies. The fraction of W + 2-jet events due to double parton scattering is measured to be 0.055 +/- 0.002 (stat.) +/- 0.014 (syst.). The effective cross section, sigma (eff), characterizing the effective transverse area of hard partonic interactions in collisions between protons is measured to be 20.7 +/- 0.8(stat.) +/- 6.6(syst.)mb.
Keywords:Jet physics / Hadron-Hadron Scattering / QCD
Source:Journal of High Energy Physics, 2014, 3
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