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Study of jets produced in association with a W boson in pp collisions at s√=7  TeV with the ATLAS detector

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title = "Study of jets produced in association with a W boson in pp collisions at s√=7  TeV with the ATLAS detector",
abstract = "We report a study of final states containing a W boson and hadronic jets, produced in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data were collected with the ATLAS detector at the CERN LHC and comprise the full 2010 data sample of 36  pb−1. Cross sections are determined using both the electron and muon decay modes of the W boson and are presented as a function of inclusive jet multiplicity, Njet, for up to five jets. At each multiplicity, cross sections are presented as a function of jet transverse momentum, the scalar sum of the transverse momenta of the charged lepton, missing transverse momentum, and all jets, the invariant mass spectra of jets, and the rapidity distributions of various combinations of leptons and final-state jets. The results, corrected for all detector effects and for all backgrounds such as diboson and top quark pair production, are compared with particle-level predictions from perturbative QCD. Leading-order multiparton event generators, normalized to the next-to-next-to-leading-order total cross section for inclusive W-boson production, describe the data reasonably well for all measured inclusive jet multiplicities. Next-to-leading-order calculations from MCFM, studied here for Njet≤2, and BlackHat-Sherpa, studied here for Njet≤4, are found to be mostly in good agreement with the data.",
author = "Adam Barton and Guennadi Borissov and Eva Bouhova-Thacker and Timothy Brodbeck and Alexandre Chilingarov and Ruth Davidson and {de Mora}, Lee and William Dearnaley and Harald Fox and Robert Henderson and Gareth Hughes and Jones, {Roger William Lewis} and Vakhtang Kartvelishvili and Robin Long and Peter Love and Peter Ratoff and Maria Smizanska and James Walder and {The ATLAS collaboration}",
note = "Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article{\textquoteright}s title, journal citation, and DOI. {\textcopyright} 2012 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration",
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T1 - Study of jets produced in association with a W boson in pp collisions at s√=7  TeV with the ATLAS detector

AU - Barton, Adam

AU - Borissov, Guennadi

AU - Bouhova-Thacker, Eva

AU - Brodbeck, Timothy

AU - Chilingarov, Alexandre

AU - Davidson, Ruth

AU - de Mora, Lee

AU - Dearnaley, William

AU - Fox, Harald

AU - Henderson, Robert

AU - Hughes, Gareth

AU - Jones, Roger William Lewis

AU - Kartvelishvili, Vakhtang

AU - Long, Robin

AU - Love, Peter

AU - Ratoff, Peter

AU - Smizanska, Maria

AU - Walder, James

AU - The ATLAS collaboration

N1 - Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI. © 2012 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration

PY - 2012/5/2

Y1 - 2012/5/2

N2 - We report a study of final states containing a W boson and hadronic jets, produced in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data were collected with the ATLAS detector at the CERN LHC and comprise the full 2010 data sample of 36  pb−1. Cross sections are determined using both the electron and muon decay modes of the W boson and are presented as a function of inclusive jet multiplicity, Njet, for up to five jets. At each multiplicity, cross sections are presented as a function of jet transverse momentum, the scalar sum of the transverse momenta of the charged lepton, missing transverse momentum, and all jets, the invariant mass spectra of jets, and the rapidity distributions of various combinations of leptons and final-state jets. The results, corrected for all detector effects and for all backgrounds such as diboson and top quark pair production, are compared with particle-level predictions from perturbative QCD. Leading-order multiparton event generators, normalized to the next-to-next-to-leading-order total cross section for inclusive W-boson production, describe the data reasonably well for all measured inclusive jet multiplicities. Next-to-leading-order calculations from MCFM, studied here for Njet≤2, and BlackHat-Sherpa, studied here for Njet≤4, are found to be mostly in good agreement with the data.

AB - We report a study of final states containing a W boson and hadronic jets, produced in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data were collected with the ATLAS detector at the CERN LHC and comprise the full 2010 data sample of 36  pb−1. Cross sections are determined using both the electron and muon decay modes of the W boson and are presented as a function of inclusive jet multiplicity, Njet, for up to five jets. At each multiplicity, cross sections are presented as a function of jet transverse momentum, the scalar sum of the transverse momenta of the charged lepton, missing transverse momentum, and all jets, the invariant mass spectra of jets, and the rapidity distributions of various combinations of leptons and final-state jets. The results, corrected for all detector effects and for all backgrounds such as diboson and top quark pair production, are compared with particle-level predictions from perturbative QCD. Leading-order multiparton event generators, normalized to the next-to-next-to-leading-order total cross section for inclusive W-boson production, describe the data reasonably well for all measured inclusive jet multiplicities. Next-to-leading-order calculations from MCFM, studied here for Njet≤2, and BlackHat-Sherpa, studied here for Njet≤4, are found to be mostly in good agreement with the data.

U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevD.85.092002

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevD.85.092002

M3 - Journal article

VL - 85

JO - Physical Review D

JF - Physical Review D

SN - 1550-7998

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M1 - 092002

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