Abazov, V. M. and Bertram, Iain and Borissov, Guennadi and Fox, Harald and Ratoff, Peter and Sopczak, Andre (2007) Measurement of the t[overline t] production cross section in p[overline p] collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV using kinematic characteristics of lepton+jets events. Physical Review D, 76. 092007. ISSN 1550-7998Full text not available from this repository.
We present a measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in p[overline p] collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV utilizing 425 pb-1 of data collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We consider the final state of the top quark pair containing one high-pT electron or muon and at least four jets. We exploit specific kinematic features of t[overline t] events to extract the cross section. For a top quark mass of 175 GeV, we measure sigmat[overline t]=6.4-1.2+1.3(stat)±0.7(syst)±0.4(lum) pb, in good agreement with the standard model prediction.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review D|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Dr Iain Bertram|
|Deposited On:||12 Aug 2008 16:38|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 14:58|
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