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Differential cross-section measurements for the electroweak production of dijets in association with a Z boson in proton–proton collisions at ATLAS

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Differential cross-section measurements for the electroweak production of dijets in association with a Z boson in proton–proton collisions at ATLAS. / ATLAS Collaboration.

In: European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, Vol. 81, No. 2, 163, 17.02.2021.

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title = "Differential cross-section measurements for the electroweak production of dijets in association with a Z boson in proton–proton collisions at ATLAS",
abstract = "Differential cross-section measurements are presented for the electroweak production of two jets in association with a Z boson. These measurements are sensitive to the vector-boson fusion production mechanism and provide a fundamental test of the gauge structure of the Standard Model. The analysis is performed using proton–proton collision data collected by ATLAS at s=13TeV and with an integrated luminosity of 139fb-1. The differential cross-sections are measured in the Z→ ℓ+ℓ- decay channel (ℓ= e, μ) as a function of four observables: the dijet invariant mass, the rapidity interval spanned by the two jets, the signed azimuthal angle between the two jets, and the transverse momentum of the dilepton pair. The data are corrected for the effects of detector inefficiency and resolution and are sufficiently precise to distinguish between different state-of-the-art theoretical predictions calculated using Powheg+Pythia8, Herwig7+Vbfnlo and Sherpa 2.2. The differential cross-sections are used to search for anomalous weak-boson self-interactions using a dimension-six effective field theory. The measurement of the signed azimuthal angle between the two jets is found to be particularly sensitive to the interference between the Standard Model and dimension-six scattering amplitudes and provides a direct test of charge-conjugation and parity invariance in the weak-boson self-interactions. {\textcopyright} 2020, The Author(s).",
author = "{ATLAS Collaboration} and A.E. Barton and I.A. Bertram and G. Borissov and E.V. Bouhova-Thacker and H. Fox and R.C.W. Henderson and R.W.L. Jones and V. Kartvelishvili and R.E. Long and P.A. Love and D. Muenstermann and Izaac Sanderswood and M. Smizanska and A.S. Tee and A.M. Wharton and B.W. Whitmore and Melissa Yexley",
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T1 - Differential cross-section measurements for the electroweak production of dijets in association with a Z boson in proton–proton collisions at ATLAS

AU - ATLAS Collaboration

AU - Barton, A.E.

AU - Bertram, I.A.

AU - Borissov, G.

AU - Bouhova-Thacker, E.V.

AU - Fox, H.

AU - Henderson, R.C.W.

AU - Jones, R.W.L.

AU - Kartvelishvili, V.

AU - Long, R.E.

AU - Love, P.A.

AU - Muenstermann, D.

AU - Sanderswood, Izaac

AU - Smizanska, M.

AU - Tee, A.S.

AU - Wharton, A.M.

AU - Whitmore, B.W.

AU - Yexley, Melissa

PY - 2021/2/17

Y1 - 2021/2/17

N2 - Differential cross-section measurements are presented for the electroweak production of two jets in association with a Z boson. These measurements are sensitive to the vector-boson fusion production mechanism and provide a fundamental test of the gauge structure of the Standard Model. The analysis is performed using proton–proton collision data collected by ATLAS at s=13TeV and with an integrated luminosity of 139fb-1. The differential cross-sections are measured in the Z→ ℓ+ℓ- decay channel (ℓ= e, μ) as a function of four observables: the dijet invariant mass, the rapidity interval spanned by the two jets, the signed azimuthal angle between the two jets, and the transverse momentum of the dilepton pair. The data are corrected for the effects of detector inefficiency and resolution and are sufficiently precise to distinguish between different state-of-the-art theoretical predictions calculated using Powheg+Pythia8, Herwig7+Vbfnlo and Sherpa 2.2. The differential cross-sections are used to search for anomalous weak-boson self-interactions using a dimension-six effective field theory. The measurement of the signed azimuthal angle between the two jets is found to be particularly sensitive to the interference between the Standard Model and dimension-six scattering amplitudes and provides a direct test of charge-conjugation and parity invariance in the weak-boson self-interactions. © 2020, The Author(s).

AB - Differential cross-section measurements are presented for the electroweak production of two jets in association with a Z boson. These measurements are sensitive to the vector-boson fusion production mechanism and provide a fundamental test of the gauge structure of the Standard Model. The analysis is performed using proton–proton collision data collected by ATLAS at s=13TeV and with an integrated luminosity of 139fb-1. The differential cross-sections are measured in the Z→ ℓ+ℓ- decay channel (ℓ= e, μ) as a function of four observables: the dijet invariant mass, the rapidity interval spanned by the two jets, the signed azimuthal angle between the two jets, and the transverse momentum of the dilepton pair. The data are corrected for the effects of detector inefficiency and resolution and are sufficiently precise to distinguish between different state-of-the-art theoretical predictions calculated using Powheg+Pythia8, Herwig7+Vbfnlo and Sherpa 2.2. The differential cross-sections are used to search for anomalous weak-boson self-interactions using a dimension-six effective field theory. The measurement of the signed azimuthal angle between the two jets is found to be particularly sensitive to the interference between the Standard Model and dimension-six scattering amplitudes and provides a direct test of charge-conjugation and parity invariance in the weak-boson self-interactions. © 2020, The Author(s).

U2 - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-08734-w

DO - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-08734-w

M3 - Journal article

VL - 81

JO - European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields

JF - European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields

SN - 1434-6044

IS - 2

M1 - 163

ER -