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Title: Measurements of the total and differential Higgs boson production cross sections combining the H → γγ and H → ZZ * → 4ℓ decay channels at √s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector

Abstract

Measurements of the total and differential cross sections of Higgs boson production are performed using 20.3 fb -1 of pp collisions produced by the Large Hadron Collider at a center-of-mass energy of √s = 8 TeV and recorded by the ATLAS detector. Cross sections are obtained from measured H → γγ and H → ZZ * → 4ℓ event yields, which are combined accounting for detector efficiencies, fiducial acceptances, and branching fractions. Differential cross sections are reported as a function of Higgs boson transverse momentum, Higgs boson rapidity, number of jets in the event, and transverse momentum of the leading jet. The total production cross section is determined to be σ pp→H = 33.0 ± 5.3 (stat) ± 1.6 (syst) pb. The measurements are compared to state-of-the-art predictions.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Aix-Marseille Univ. and CNRS/IN2P3, Marseille (France). et al.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Org.:
ATLAS Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1224600
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1214267; OSTI ID: 1215648; OSTI ID: 1407386
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357; SC0012704; AC02-76CH03000; AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 115; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Aad, G. Measurements of the total and differential Higgs boson production cross sections combining the H → γγ and H → ZZ* → 4ℓ decay channels at √s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.091801.
Aad, G. Measurements of the total and differential Higgs boson production cross sections combining the H → γγ and H → ZZ* → 4ℓ decay channels at √s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.091801.
Aad, G. Thu . "Measurements of the total and differential Higgs boson production cross sections combining the H → γγ and H → ZZ* → 4ℓ decay channels at √s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.091801.
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title = {Measurements of the total and differential Higgs boson production cross sections combining the H → γγ and H → ZZ* → 4ℓ decay channels at √s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector},
author = {Aad, G.},
abstractNote = {Measurements of the total and differential cross sections of Higgs boson production are performed using 20.3 fb-1 of pp collisions produced by the Large Hadron Collider at a center-of-mass energy of √s = 8 TeV and recorded by the ATLAS detector. Cross sections are obtained from measured H → γγ and H → ZZ* → 4ℓ event yields, which are combined accounting for detector efficiencies, fiducial acceptances, and branching fractions. Differential cross sections are reported as a function of Higgs boson transverse momentum, Higgs boson rapidity, number of jets in the event, and transverse momentum of the leading jet. The total production cross section is determined to be σpp→H = 33.0 ± 5.3 (stat) ± 1.6 (syst) pb. The measurements are compared to state-of-the-art predictions.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.091801},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
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