Top quark pair­production cross­section measurements with the ATLAS detector

Apr 13, 2016, 9:20 AM
SR2 (DESY Hamburg)


DESY Hamburg

Heavy Flavours (Charm, Beauty and Top) WG4 Heavy Flavours


Mr Hasib Ahmed (University of Oklahoma)


Measurements of the inclusive and differential top­quark pair cross sections in proton­proton collisions at both 8 and 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider are presented. The inclusive measurements reach high precision and are compared to the best available theoretical calculations. Differential measurements of the kinematic properties of the top quark production are also discussed. These measurements, including results using boosted tops, probe our understanding of top pair production in the TeV regime. The results, unfolded to particle and parton level, are compared to Monte Carlo generators implementing LO and NLO matrix elements matched with parton showers and NNLO QCD calculations.

Primary author

Dr Elizaveta Shabalina (University of Gottingen)

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