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Measurement of differential cross-sections of a single top quark produced in association with a W boson at √s=13 TeV with ATLAS

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Article number186
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>6/03/2018
<mark>Journal</mark>European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields
Issue number3
Volume78
Number of pages29
StatePublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The differential cross-section for the production of a W boson in association with a top quark is measured for several particle-level observables. The measurements are performed using 36.1fb−1 of pp collision data collected with the ATLAS detector at the LHC in 2015 and 2016. Differential cross-sections are measured in a fiducial phase space defined by the presence of two charged leptons and exactly one jet matched to a b-hadron, and are normalised with the fiducial cross-section. Results are found to be in good agreement with predictions from several Monte Carlo event generators.

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