Measurement of the W+W production cross section in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS experiments

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The production of opposite-charge W-boson pairs in proton–proton collisions at s=13 TeV is measured using data corresponding to 3.16 fb−1 of integrated luminosity collected by the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in 2015. Candidate W-boson pairs are selected by identifying their leptonic decays into an electron, a muon and neutrinos. Events with reconstructed jets are not included in the candidate event sample. The cross-section measurement is performed in a fiducial phase space close to the experimental acceptance and is compared to theoretical predictions. Agreement is found between the measurement and the most accurate calculations available.

Idioma originalInglés
Páginas (desde-hasta)354-374
Número de páginas21
PublicaciónPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volumen773
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 10 oct. 2017

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