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Article: Measurement of W±Z production cross sections and gauge boson polarisation in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

TitleMeasurement of W±Z production cross sections and gauge boson polarisation in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Authors
Issue Date2019
PublisherSpringer Verlag (Germany): SCOAP3. The Journal's web site is located at http://epjc.edpsciences.org
Citation
The European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 2019, v. 79 n. 6, article no. 535, p. 1-34 How to Cite?
AbstractThis paper presents measurements of W±Z production cross sections in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. The data were collected in 2015 and 2016 by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 36.1fb-1. The W±Z candidate events are reconstructed using leptonic decay modes of the gauge bosons into electrons and muons. The measured inclusive cross section in the detector fiducial region for a single leptonic decay mode is σW±Z→ℓ′νℓℓfid.=63.7±1.0(stat.)±2.3(syst.)±1.4(lumi.) fb, reproduced by the next-to-next-to-leading-order Standard Model prediction of 61.5-1.3+1.4 fb. Cross sections for W+Z and W-Z production and their ratio are presented as well as differential cross sections for several kinematic observables. An analysis of angular distributions of leptons from decays of W and Z bosons is performed for the first time in pair-produced events in hadronic collisions, and integrated helicity fractions in the detector fiducial region are measured for the W and Z bosons separately. Of particular interest, the longitudinal helicity fraction of pair-produced vector bosons is also measured.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/272307
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2020 Impact Factor: 4.59
2020 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.938
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dc.contributor.authorATLAS Collaboration-
dc.contributor.authorLo, CY-
dc.contributor.authorOrlando, N-
dc.contributor.authorParedes Hernandez, DK-
dc.contributor.authorTu, Y-
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-20T10:39:43Z-
dc.date.available2019-07-20T10:39:43Z-
dc.date.issued2019-
dc.identifier.citationThe European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 2019, v. 79 n. 6, article no. 535, p. 1-34-
dc.identifier.issn1434-6044-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/272307-
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents measurements of W±Z production cross sections in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. The data were collected in 2015 and 2016 by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 36.1fb-1. The W±Z candidate events are reconstructed using leptonic decay modes of the gauge bosons into electrons and muons. The measured inclusive cross section in the detector fiducial region for a single leptonic decay mode is σW±Z→ℓ′νℓℓfid.=63.7±1.0(stat.)±2.3(syst.)±1.4(lumi.) fb, reproduced by the next-to-next-to-leading-order Standard Model prediction of 61.5-1.3+1.4 fb. Cross sections for W+Z and W-Z production and their ratio are presented as well as differential cross sections for several kinematic observables. An analysis of angular distributions of leptons from decays of W and Z bosons is performed for the first time in pair-produced events in hadronic collisions, and integrated helicity fractions in the detector fiducial region are measured for the W and Z bosons separately. Of particular interest, the longitudinal helicity fraction of pair-produced vector bosons is also measured.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherSpringer Verlag (Germany): SCOAP3. The Journal's web site is located at http://epjc.edpsciences.org-
dc.relation.ispartofThe European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields-
dc.rightsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.-
dc.titleMeasurement of W±Z production cross sections and gauge boson polarisation in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.identifier.emailOrlando, N: norlando@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailParedes Hernandez, DK: dparedes@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailTu, Y: yanjuntu@hku.hk-
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dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.doi10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7027-6-
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dc.identifier.volume79-
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dc.identifier.epagearticle no. 535, p. 34-
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