Measurement of the differential cross section for top quark pair production in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV

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The normalized differential cross section for top quark pair (tt¯) production is measured in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8TeV at the CERN LHC using the CMS detector in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7fb-1. The measurements are performed in the lepton+jets (e/μ++jets) and in the dilepton e+e-, μ+μ-, and e±μ∓) decay channels. The tt¯ cross section is measured as a function of the kinematic properties of the charged leptons, the jets associated to b quarks, the top quarks, and the tt¯ system. The data are compared with several predictions from perturbative quantum chromodynamic up to approximate next-to-next-to-leading-order precision. No significant deviations are observed relative to the standard model predictions.

Original languageEnglish
Article number542
Pages (from-to)1-39
Number of pages39
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
Volume75
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Measurement of the differential cross section for top quark pair production in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV. / The ATLAS collaboration.

In: European Physical Journal C, Vol. 75, No. 11, 542, 01.11.2015, p. 1-39.

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