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Title: Measurement of the semileptonic t t ¯ + γ production cross section in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV
Authors: Tumasyan, A
Adam, W
Asilar, E
Bergauer, T
Brandstetter, J
Brondolin, E
Dragicevic, M
Erö, J
Flechl, M
Friedl, M
Frühwirth, R
Ghete, VM
Hartl, C
Hörmann, N
Hrubec, J
Jeitler, M
König, A
Krätschmer, I
Liko, D
Matsushita, T
Mikulec, I
Rabady, D
Rad, N
Rahbaran, B
Rohringer, H
Schieck, J
Strauss, J
Waltenberger, W
Wulz, CE
Dvornikov, O
Makarenko, V
Mossolov, V
Gonzalez, JS
Zykunov, V
Shumeiko, N
Alderweireldt, S
De Wolf, EA
Janssen, X
Lauwers, J
Van De Klundert, M
Van Haevermaet, H
Van Mechelen, P
Van Remortel, N
Van Spilbeeck, A
Zeid, SA
Blekman, F
D Hondt, J
Daci, N
De Bruyn, I
Deroover, K
Lowette, S
Moortgat, S
Moreels, L
Olbrechts, A
Python, Q
Skovpen, K
Tavernier, S
Van Doninck, W
Van Mulders, P
Van Parijs, I
Brun, H
Clerbaux, B
De Lentdecker, G
Delannoy, H
Fasanella, G
Favart, L
Goldouzian, R
Grebenyuk, A
Karapostoli, G
Lenzi, T
Léonard, A
Luetic, J
Maerschalk, T
Marinov, A
Randle-conde, A
Seva, T
Velde, CV
Vanlaer, P
Vannerom, D
Yonamine, R
Zenoni, F
Zhang, F
Cimmino, A
Cornelis, T
Dobur, D
Fagot, A
Gul, M
Khvastunov, I
Poyraz, D
Salva, S
Schöfbeck, R
Tytgat, M
Van Driessche, W
Yazgan, E
Citation: Journal of High Energy Physics, 2017, 2017 (10)
Abstract: © 2017, The Author(s). A measurement of the cross section for top quark-antiquark (t t ¯) pairs produced in association with a photon in proton-proton collisions at s=8 TeV is presented. The analysis uses data collected with the CMS detector at the LHC, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7 fb 1 . The signal is defined as the production of a t t ¯ pair in association with a photon having a transverse energy larger than 25 GeV and an absolute pseudorapidity smaller than 1.44. The measurement is performed in the fiducial phase space corresponding to the semileptonic decay chain of the t t ¯ pair, and the cross section is measured relative to the inclusive t t ¯ pair production cross section. The fiducial cross section for associated t t ¯ pair and photon production is found to be 127 ±27 (stat+syst) fb per semileptonic final state. The measured value is in agreement with the theoretical prediction.[Figure not available: see fulltext.].
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/15368
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/JHEP10(2017)006
ISSN: 1126-6708
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