Measurement of the ttbar production cross section in the tau+jets channel using the ATLAS detector

ATLAS Collaboration, Wahid Bhimji, Andy Buckley, Philip Clark, Robert Harrington, Victoria Martin

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Abstract

A measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the final state with a hadronically decaying tau lepton and jets is presented. The analysis is based on proton-proton collision data recorded by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC, with a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 1.67 inverse femtobarns. The cross section is measured to be 194 +/- 18 (stat.) +/- 46 (syst.) pb and is in agreement with other measurements and with the Standard Model prediction.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2328
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
VolumeC73
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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