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Measurement of the inclusive jet cross section in $p \bar{p}$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=1.96 {\rm TeV}$

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Article number062001
Journal publication date6/07/2008
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Number of pages7
Original languageEnglish


We report on a measurement of the inclusive jet cross section in $p \bar{p}$ collisions at a center-of-mass energy $\sqrt s=$1.96 TeV using data collected by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 0.70 fb$^{-1}$. The data cover jet transverse momenta from 50 GeV to 600 GeV and jet rapidities in the range -2.4 to 2.4. Detailed studies of correlations between systematic uncertainties in transverse momentum and rapidity are presented, and the cross section measurements are found to be in good agreement with next-to-leading order QCD calculations.

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