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Title: Z + jets cross section ratio measurements

Abstract

We present a study of events with Z bosons and jets produced at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider in p{bar p} collisions at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The data sample consists of nearly 14,000 Z/{gamma}* {yields} e{sup +}e{sup -} candidates corresponding to the integrated luminosity of 340 pb{sup -1} collected using the D0 detector. Ratios of the Z/{gamma}* + {le} n jet cross sections to the total inclusive Z/{gamma}* cross section have been measured for n = 1 to 4 jet events. Our measurements are found to be in good agreement with a next-to-leading order QCD calculation and with a tree-level QCD prediction with parton shower simulation and hadronization.

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Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
915131
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-06-554-E
TRN: US0804905
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conf.Proc.903:153-156,2007; Conference: Prepared for SUSY06: 14th International Conference on Supersymmetry and the Unification of Fundamental Interactions, Irvine, California, 12-17 Jun 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; A CENTERS; BOSONS; CROSS SECTIONS; FERMILAB TEVATRON; FORECASTING; LUMINOSITY; QUANTUM CHROMODYNAMICS; SIMULATION; SUPERSYMMETRY; Experiment-HEP

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Buehler, Marc, and /Fermilab. Z + jets cross section ratio measurements. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2735148.
Buehler, Marc, & /Fermilab. Z + jets cross section ratio measurements. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2735148.
Buehler, Marc, and /Fermilab. Mon . "Z + jets cross section ratio measurements". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2735148. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/915131.
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title = {Z + jets cross section ratio measurements},
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abstractNote = {We present a study of events with Z bosons and jets produced at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider in p{bar p} collisions at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The data sample consists of nearly 14,000 Z/{gamma}* {yields} e{sup +}e{sup -} candidates corresponding to the integrated luminosity of 340 pb{sup -1} collected using the D0 detector. Ratios of the Z/{gamma}* + {le} n jet cross sections to the total inclusive Z/{gamma}* cross section have been measured for n = 1 to 4 jet events. Our measurements are found to be in good agreement with a next-to-leading order QCD calculation and with a tree-level QCD prediction with parton shower simulation and hadronization.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2735148},
journal = {AIP Conf.Proc.903:153-156,2007},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}

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