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Measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the lepton+jets channel in proton-antiproton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$=1.96 TeV

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Measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the lepton+jets channel in proton-antiproton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$=1.96 TeV. / Collaboration, D0; Bertram, Iain; Borissov, Guennadi; Fox, Harald; Ross, Anthony; Williams, Mark; Ratoff, Peter.

In: Physical Review D, Vol. 84, No. 1, 012008, 25.07.2011.

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title = "Measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the lepton+jets channel in proton-antiproton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$=1.96 TeV",
abstract = "We present a measurement of the inclusive top quark pair production cross section in \ppbar collisions at (\sqrt{s}=1.96) TeV utilizing data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of \lumi\ collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We consider final states containing one high-$p_{T}$ isolated electron or muon and at least two jets, and we perform three analyses: one exploiting specific kinematic features of \ttbar events, the second using $b$-jet identification, and the third using both techniques to separate \ttbar\ signal from background. In the third case, we determine simultaneously the $t\bar{t}$ cross section and the ratio of the production rates of $W$+heavy flavor jets and $W$+light flavor jets, which reduces the impact of the systematic uncertainties related to the background estimation. Assuming a top quark mass of 172.5 GeV, we obtain $\sigma_{t\bar{t}} = 7.78^{+0.77}_{-0.64} $ pb. This result agrees with predictions of the standard model.",
author = "D0 Collaboration and Iain Bertram and Guennadi Borissov and Harald Fox and Anthony Ross and Mark Williams and Peter Ratoff",
note = "{\textcopyright} 2011 American Physical Society 19 pages, 6 figures, submitted to Phys. Rev. D",
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T1 - Measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the lepton+jets channel in proton-antiproton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$=1.96 TeV

AU - Collaboration, D0

AU - Bertram, Iain

AU - Borissov, Guennadi

AU - Fox, Harald

AU - Ross, Anthony

AU - Williams, Mark

AU - Ratoff, Peter

N1 - © 2011 American Physical Society 19 pages, 6 figures, submitted to Phys. Rev. D

PY - 2011/7/25

Y1 - 2011/7/25

N2 - We present a measurement of the inclusive top quark pair production cross section in \ppbar collisions at (\sqrt{s}=1.96) TeV utilizing data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of \lumi\ collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We consider final states containing one high-$p_{T}$ isolated electron or muon and at least two jets, and we perform three analyses: one exploiting specific kinematic features of \ttbar events, the second using $b$-jet identification, and the third using both techniques to separate \ttbar\ signal from background. In the third case, we determine simultaneously the $t\bar{t}$ cross section and the ratio of the production rates of $W$+heavy flavor jets and $W$+light flavor jets, which reduces the impact of the systematic uncertainties related to the background estimation. Assuming a top quark mass of 172.5 GeV, we obtain $\sigma_{t\bar{t}} = 7.78^{+0.77}_{-0.64} $ pb. This result agrees with predictions of the standard model.

AB - We present a measurement of the inclusive top quark pair production cross section in \ppbar collisions at (\sqrt{s}=1.96) TeV utilizing data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of \lumi\ collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We consider final states containing one high-$p_{T}$ isolated electron or muon and at least two jets, and we perform three analyses: one exploiting specific kinematic features of \ttbar events, the second using $b$-jet identification, and the third using both techniques to separate \ttbar\ signal from background. In the third case, we determine simultaneously the $t\bar{t}$ cross section and the ratio of the production rates of $W$+heavy flavor jets and $W$+light flavor jets, which reduces the impact of the systematic uncertainties related to the background estimation. Assuming a top quark mass of 172.5 GeV, we obtain $\sigma_{t\bar{t}} = 7.78^{+0.77}_{-0.64} $ pb. This result agrees with predictions of the standard model.

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