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Measurement of the inclusive isolated prompt photon cross section in pp collisions at s=8TeV with the ATLAS detector

Aad, G; Abbott, B.; Abdallah, J; Abdinov, O; Abeloos, B; Aben, R; Åkesson, Torsten LU ; Bocchetta, Simona LU ; BRYNGEMARK, LENE LU and Doglioni, Caterina LU , et al. (2016) In Journal of High Energy Physics 2016(8).
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Abstract: A measurement of the cross section for the inclusive production of isolated prompt photons in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of s=8 TeV is presented. The measurement covers the pseudorapidity ranges |ηγ | < 1.37 and 1.56 ≤ |ηγ | < 2.37 in the transverse energy range 25 < ET γ < 1500 GeV. The results are based on an integrated luminosity of 20.2 fb−1, recorded by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Photon candidates are identified by combining information from the calorimeters and the inner tracker. The background is subtracted using a data-driven technique, based on the observed calorimeter shower-shape variables and the deposition of hadronic energy in a narrow cone around the photon candidate. The... (More)
Abstract: A measurement of the cross section for the inclusive production of isolated prompt photons in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of s=8 TeV is presented. The measurement covers the pseudorapidity ranges |ηγ | < 1.37 and 1.56 ≤ |ηγ | < 2.37 in the transverse energy range 25 < ET γ < 1500 GeV. The results are based on an integrated luminosity of 20.2 fb−1, recorded by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Photon candidates are identified by combining information from the calorimeters and the inner tracker. The background is subtracted using a data-driven technique, based on the observed calorimeter shower-shape variables and the deposition of hadronic energy in a narrow cone around the photon candidate. The measured cross sections are compared with leading-order and next-to-leading order perturbative QCD calculations and are found to be in a good agreement over ten orders of magnitude.[Figure not available: see fulltext.] © 2016, The Author(s). (Less)
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  abstract     = {Abstract: A measurement of the cross section for the inclusive production of isolated prompt photons in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of s=8 TeV is presented. The measurement covers the pseudorapidity ranges |ηγ | &lt; 1.37 and 1.56 ≤ |ηγ | &lt; 2.37 in the transverse energy range 25 &lt; ET γ &lt; 1500 GeV. The results are based on an integrated luminosity of 20.2 fb−1, recorded by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Photon candidates are identified by combining information from the calorimeters and the inner tracker. The background is subtracted using a data-driven technique, based on the observed calorimeter shower-shape variables and the deposition of hadronic energy in a narrow cone around the photon candidate. The measured cross sections are compared with leading-order and next-to-leading order perturbative QCD calculations and are found to be in a good agreement over ten orders of magnitude.[Figure not available: see fulltext.] © 2016, The Author(s).},
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  author       = {Aad, G and Abbott, B. and Abdallah, J and Abdinov, O and Abeloos, B and Aben, R and Åkesson, Torsten and Bocchetta, Simona and BRYNGEMARK, LENE and Doglioni, Caterina and Floderus, Anders and Hawkins, Anthony and Hedberg, Vincent and Ivarsson, Jenny and Jarlskog, Göran and Lytken, Else and Mjörnmark, Ulf and Smirnova, Oxana and Viazlo, Oleksandr and , },
  issn         = {1126-6708},
  keyword      = {Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments),Photon production,proton-proton scattering},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {8},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Journal of High Energy Physics},
  title        = {Measurement of the inclusive isolated prompt photon cross section in pp collisions at s=8TeV with the ATLAS detector},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/JHEP08(2016)005},
  volume       = {2016},
  year         = {2016},
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