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Measurement of forward tt, W + bb and W + cc production in pp collisions at √s = 8 TeV

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+The production of tt‾, W+bb‾ and W+cc‾ is studied in the forward region of proton–proton collisions collected at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV by the LHCb experiment, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.98±0.02 fb −1 . The W bosons are reconstructed in the decays W→ℓν, where ℓ denotes muon or electron, while the b and c quarks are reconstructed as jets. All measured cross-sections are in agreement with next-to-leading-order Standard Model predictions.
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10.1016/j.physletb.2017.01.044

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Particle Physics
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University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
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Physics; Particle Physics
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Physics Letters B Journal website
Volume:
767
Pages:
110-120
Publication date:
2017-01-30
Acceptance date:
2017-01-20
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ISSN:
0370-2693
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pubs:657206
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uri:16cf04bf-5b99-44ff-a5d8-e18aab3aa807
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