Measurements of t(t)over-bar differential cross-sections of highly boosted top quarks decaying to all-hadronic final states in pp collisions at root s=13 Te V using the ATLAS detector


Aaboud M., Collaboration A. T. L. A. S. , Aad G., Abbott B., Abdinov O., Abeloos B., ...Daha Fazla

PHYSICAL REVIEW D, cilt.98, sa.1, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

Özet

Measurements are made of differential cross-sections of highly boosted pair-produced top quarks as a function of top-quark and t (t) over bar system kinematic observables using proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of root s = 13 TeV. The data set corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb(-1), recorded in 2015 and 2016 with the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Events with two large-radius jets in the final state, one with transverse momentum p(T) > 500 GeV and a second with p(T) > 350 GeV, are used for the measurement. The top-quark candidates are separated from the multijet background using jet substructure information and association with a b-tagged jet. The measured spectra are corrected for detector effects to a particle-level fiducial phase space and a parton-level limited phase space, and are compared to several Monte Carlo simulations by means of calculated chi(2) values. The cross-section for t (t) over bar production in the fiducial phase-space region is 292 +/- 7(stat) +/- 71(syst) tb, to be compared to the theoretical prediction of 384 +/- 36 fb.