• Browse all
Measurement of the production cross section for single top quarks in association with W bosons in proton-proton collisions at $ \sqrt{s}=13 $ TeV

The CMS collaboration
JHEP 10 (2018) 117, 2018.

A measurement is presented of the associated production of a single top quark and a W boson in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}=$ 13 TeV by the CMS Collaboration at the CERN LHC. The data collected corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 35.9 fb$^{-1}$. The measurement is performed using events with one electron and one muon in the final state along with at least one jet originated from a bottom quark. A multivariate discriminant, exploiting the kinematic properties of the events, is used to separate the signal from the dominant $\mathrm{t\overline{t}}$ background. The measured cross section of 63.1 $\pm$ 1.8 (stat) $\pm$ 6.4 (syst) $\pm$ 2.1 (lumi) pb is in agreement with the standard model expectation.

  • Table 1


    The measured total cross sections based on the $\rm{e}^\pm \mu^\mp$ decay channel. The first uncertainty is the statistical, the second...

  • Table 2


    Summary of the individual contributions to the uncertainty in the $\sigma_{tW}$ measurement.

Loading Data...

Ask a Question

Your question will be emailed to those involved with the submission. Please mention the relevant table.

Please log in to HEPData to send a question.