Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/10493
Title: Differential tt¯ cross-section measurements using boosted top quarks in the all-hadronic final state with 139 fb?1 of ATLAS data
Authors: Aad, G.
Abbott, B.
Abbott, D.C.
Abed, Abud, A.
Abeling, K.
Abhayasinghe, D.K.
Abidi, S.H.
Keywords: Hadron-Hadron Scattering
Jet Substructure and Boosted Jets
Top Physics
Issue Date: 2023
Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Abstract: Measurements of single-, double-, and triple-differential cross-sections are presented for boosted top-quark pair-production in 13 TeV proton–proton collisions recorded by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The top quarks are observed through their hadronic decay and reconstructed as large-radius jets with the leading jet having transverse momentum (pT) greater than 500 GeV. The observed data are unfolded to remove detector effects. The particle-level cross-section, multiplied by the tt¯ ? WWbb¯ branching fraction and measured in a fiducial phase space defined by requiring the leading and second-leading jets to have pT> 500 GeV and pT> 350 GeV, respectively, is 331 ± 3(stat.) ± 39(syst.) fb. This is approximately 20% lower than the prediction of 398?49+48 fb by Powheg+Pythia 8 with next-to-leading-order (NLO) accuracy but consistent within the theoretical uncertainties. Results are also presented at the parton level, where the effects of top-quark decay, parton showering, and hadronization are removed such that they can be compared with fixed-order next-to-next-to-leading-order (NNLO) calculations. The parton-level cross-section, measured in a fiducial phase space similar to that at particle level, is 1.94 ± 0.02(stat.) ± 0.25(syst.) pb. This agrees with the NNLO prediction of 1.96?0.17+0.02 pb. Reasonable agreement with the differential cross-sections is found for most NLO models, while the NNLO calculations are generally in better agreement with the data. The differential cross-sections are interpreted using a Standard Model effective field-theory formalism and limits are set on Wilson coefficients of several four-fermion operators. [Figure not available: see fulltext.]. © 2023, The Author(s).
URI: https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP04(2023)080
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/10493
ISSN: 1029-8479
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