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Measurement of the top quark mass in the tt¯ → lepton+jets channel from √s=8 TeV ATLAS data and combination with previous results

, ; Aaboud, M; Åkesson, Torsten LU ; Bocchetta, Simona LU ; Corrigan, Eric LU ; Doglioni, Caterina LU ; Gregersen, Kristian LU ; Brottmann Hansen, Eva LU ; Hedberg, Vincent LU and Jarlskog, Göran LU , et al. (2019) In European Physical Journal C 79(4).
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The top quark mass is measured using a template method in the tt¯ → lepton + jets channel (lepton is e or μ) using ATLAS data recorded in 2012 at the LHC. The data were taken at a proton–proton centre-of-mass energy of s=8 TeV and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 20.2 fb - 1 . The tt¯ → lepton + jets channel is characterized by the presence of a charged lepton, a neutrino and four jets, two of which originate from bottom quarks (b). Exploiting a three-dimensional template technique, the top quark mass is determined together with a global jet energy scale factor and a relative b-to-light-jet energy scale factor. The mass of the top quark is measured to be mtop=172.08±0.39(stat)±0.82(syst) GeV. A combination with previous ATLAS m... (More)
The top quark mass is measured using a template method in the tt¯ → lepton + jets channel (lepton is e or μ) using ATLAS data recorded in 2012 at the LHC. The data were taken at a proton–proton centre-of-mass energy of s=8 TeV and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 20.2 fb - 1 . The tt¯ → lepton + jets channel is characterized by the presence of a charged lepton, a neutrino and four jets, two of which originate from bottom quarks (b). Exploiting a three-dimensional template technique, the top quark mass is determined together with a global jet energy scale factor and a relative b-to-light-jet energy scale factor. The mass of the top quark is measured to be mtop=172.08±0.39(stat)±0.82(syst) GeV. A combination with previous ATLAS m top measurements gives mtop=172.69±0.25(stat)±0.41(syst) GeV. © 2019, CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration. (Less)
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  author       = {,  and Aaboud, M and Åkesson, Torsten and Bocchetta, Simona and Corrigan, Eric and Doglioni, Caterina and Gregersen, Kristian 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 Marcon, Caterina and Mjörnmark, Ulf and Mullier, Geoffrey and Pöttgen, Ruth and Poulsen, Trine and Smirnova, Oxana and Zwalinski, L},
  issn         = {1434-6044},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  publisher    = {Springer Berlin Heidelberg},
  series       = {European Physical Journal C},
  title        = {Measurement of the top quark mass in the tt¯ → lepton+jets channel from √s=8 TeV ATLAS data and combination with previous results},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6757-9},
  volume       = {79},
  year         = {2019},
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