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Combined measurement of differential and total cross sections in the H → γγ and the H → ZZ⁎ → 4ℓ decay channels at s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

, ; Aaboud, M; Åkesson, Torsten LU ; Bocchetta, Simona LU ; Corrigan, Eric LU ; Doglioni, Caterina LU ; Brottmann Hansen, Eva LU ; Hedberg, Vincent LU ; Jarlskog, Göran LU and Kalderon, Charles LU , et al. (2018) In Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics 786. p.114-133
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A combined measurement of differential and inclusive total cross sections of Higgs boson production is performed using 36.1 fb−1 of 13 TeV proton–proton collision data produced by the LHC and recorded by the ATLAS detector in 2015 and 2016. Cross sections are obtained from measured H→γγ and H→ZZ⁎→4ℓ event yields, which are combined taking into account detector efficiencies, resolution, acceptances and branching fractions. The total Higgs boson production cross section is measured to be 57.0−5.9 +6.0 (stat.) −3.3 +4.0 (syst.) pb, in agreement with the Standard Model prediction. Differential cross-section measurements are presented for the Higgs boson transverse momentum distribution, Higgs boson rapidity, number of jets produced together... (More)
A combined measurement of differential and inclusive total cross sections of Higgs boson production is performed using 36.1 fb−1 of 13 TeV proton–proton collision data produced by the LHC and recorded by the ATLAS detector in 2015 and 2016. Cross sections are obtained from measured H→γγ and H→ZZ⁎→4ℓ event yields, which are combined taking into account detector efficiencies, resolution, acceptances and branching fractions. The total Higgs boson production cross section is measured to be 57.0−5.9 +6.0 (stat.) −3.3 +4.0 (syst.) pb, in agreement with the Standard Model prediction. Differential cross-section measurements are presented for the Higgs boson transverse momentum distribution, Higgs boson rapidity, number of jets produced together with the Higgs boson, and the transverse momentum of the leading jet. The results from the two decay channels are found to be compatible, and their combination agrees with the Standard Model predictions. © 2018 The Author(s) (Less)
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  abstract     = {A combined measurement of differential and inclusive total cross sections of Higgs boson production is performed using 36.1 fb−1 of 13 TeV proton–proton collision data produced by the LHC and recorded by the ATLAS detector in 2015 and 2016. Cross sections are obtained from measured H→γγ and H→ZZ⁎→4ℓ event yields, which are combined taking into account detector efficiencies, resolution, acceptances and branching fractions. The total Higgs boson production cross section is measured to be 57.0−5.9 +6.0 (stat.) −3.3 +4.0 (syst.) pb, in agreement with the Standard Model prediction. Differential cross-section measurements are presented for the Higgs boson transverse momentum distribution, Higgs boson rapidity, number of jets produced together with the Higgs boson, and the transverse momentum of the leading jet. The results from the two decay channels are found to be compatible, and their combination agrees with the Standard Model predictions. © 2018 The Author(s)},
  author       = {,  and Aaboud, M and Åkesson, Torsten and Bocchetta, Simona and Corrigan, Eric and Doglioni, Caterina and Brottmann Hansen, Eva and Hedberg, Vincent and Jarlskog, Göran and Kalderon, Charles and Kellermann, Edgar and Konya, Balazs and Lytken, Else and Mankinen, Katja and Mjörnmark, Ulf and Pöttgen, Ruth and Poulsen, Trine and Smirnova, Oxana and Viazlo, Oleksandr and Zwalinski, L},
  issn         = {0370-2693},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {114--133},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics},
  title        = {Combined measurement of differential and total cross sections in the H → γγ and the H → ZZ⁎ → 4ℓ decay channels at s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2018.09.019},
  volume       = {786},
  year         = {2018},
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