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Measurement of the cross-section and charge asymmetry of W bosons produced in proton–proton collisions at √s=8TeV with the ATLAS detector

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@article{354d75b343dc4b4294ef7b9600dbd414,
title = "Measurement of the cross-section and charge asymmetry of W bosons produced in proton–proton collisions at √s=8TeV with the ATLAS detector",
abstract = "This paper presents measurements of the W+→ μ+ν and W-→ μ-ν cross-sections and the associated charge asymmetry as a function of the absolute pseudorapidity of the decay muon. The data were collected in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC and correspond to a total integrated luminosity of 20.2fb-1. The precision of the cross-section measurements varies between 0.8 and 1.5% as a function of the pseudorapidity, excluding the 1.9% uncertainty on the integrated luminosity. The charge asymmetry is measured with an uncertainty between 0.002 and 0.003. The results are compared with predictions based on next-to-next-to-leading-order calculations with various parton distribution functions and have the sensitivity to discriminate between them. {\textcopyright} 2019, CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration.",
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 A.J. Parker and M. Smizanska and A.S. Tee and J. Walder and A.M. Wharton and B.W. Whitmore",
year = "2019",
month = sep,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7199-0",
language = "English",
volume = "79",
journal = "European Physical Journal D",
issn = "1434-6060",
publisher = "Springer New York LLC",
number = "9",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Measurement of the cross-section and charge asymmetry of W bosons produced in proton–proton collisions at √s=8TeV with the ATLAS detector

AU - Collaboration, ATLAS

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 - Parker, A.J.

AU - Smizanska, M.

AU - Tee, A.S.

AU - Walder, J.

AU - Wharton, A.M.

AU - Whitmore, B.W.

PY - 2019/9/1

Y1 - 2019/9/1

N2 - This paper presents measurements of the W+→ μ+ν and W-→ μ-ν cross-sections and the associated charge asymmetry as a function of the absolute pseudorapidity of the decay muon. The data were collected in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC and correspond to a total integrated luminosity of 20.2fb-1. The precision of the cross-section measurements varies between 0.8 and 1.5% as a function of the pseudorapidity, excluding the 1.9% uncertainty on the integrated luminosity. The charge asymmetry is measured with an uncertainty between 0.002 and 0.003. The results are compared with predictions based on next-to-next-to-leading-order calculations with various parton distribution functions and have the sensitivity to discriminate between them. © 2019, CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration.

AB - This paper presents measurements of the W+→ μ+ν and W-→ μ-ν cross-sections and the associated charge asymmetry as a function of the absolute pseudorapidity of the decay muon. The data were collected in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC and correspond to a total integrated luminosity of 20.2fb-1. The precision of the cross-section measurements varies between 0.8 and 1.5% as a function of the pseudorapidity, excluding the 1.9% uncertainty on the integrated luminosity. The charge asymmetry is measured with an uncertainty between 0.002 and 0.003. The results are compared with predictions based on next-to-next-to-leading-order calculations with various parton distribution functions and have the sensitivity to discriminate between them. © 2019, CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration.

U2 - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7199-0

DO - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7199-0

M3 - Journal article

VL - 79

JO - European Physical Journal D

JF - European Physical Journal D

SN - 1434-6060

IS - 9

M1 - 760

ER -