New techniques for jet calibration with the ATLAS detector

ATLAS Publications, T.M. Carter, D. Duda, J.M. Gargan, R.Y. Gonzalez Andana, A. Hasib, V.A. Parrish, E.A. Pender, T. Qiu, E.P. Takeva, N. Themistokleous, E.M. Villhauer, Z. Xu, E. Zaid

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A determination of the jet energy scale is presented using proton–proton collision data with a centre-of-mass energy of √s = 13 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 140 fb−1 collected using the ATLAS detector
at the LHC. Jets are reconstructed using the ATLAS particle-flow method that combines charged-particle tracks and topo-clusters formed from energy deposits in the calorimeter cells. The anti-kt jet algorithm with radius parameter R = 0.4 is used to define the jet. Novel jet energy scale calibration strategies developed for the LHC Run 2 are reported that lay the foundation for the jet calibration in Run 3. Jets are calibrated with a series of simulation-based corrections, including state-of-the-art techniques in jet calibration such as machine learning methods and novel in situ calibrations to achieve better
performance than the baseline calibration derived using up to 81 fb−1 of Run 2 data. The performance of these new techniques is then examined in the in situ measurements by exploiting the transverse momentum balance between a jet
and a reference object. The b-quark jet energy scale using particle flow jets is measured for the first time with around 1% precision using γ +jet events.
Original languageEnglish
Article number761
Pages (from-to)1-41
Number of pages41
JournalThe European Physical Journal C
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 29 Aug 2023


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