Measurement of forward tt‾, W+bb¯ and W+cc¯ production in pp collisions at s=8 TeV

The Lhcb Collaboration

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Abstract

The production of tt‾, W+bb‾ and W+cc‾ is studied in the forward region of proton–proton collisions collected at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV by the LHCb experiment, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.98±0.02 fb−1. The W bosons are reconstructed in the decays W→ℓν, where ℓ denotes muon or electron, while the b and c quarks are reconstructed as jets. All measured cross-sections are in agreement with next-to-leading-order Standard Model predictions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-120
Number of pages11
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume767
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 10 2017

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Measurement of forward tt‾, W+bb¯ and W+cc¯ production in pp collisions at s=8 TeV. / The Lhcb Collaboration.

In: Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, Vol. 767, 10.04.2017, p. 110-120.

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