The $\langle N_{\mathrm{part}} \rangle$ values and their uncertainties for centrality intervals used in this analysis together with asymmetric systematic uncertainties for Glauber model, GGFC with $\omega$=0.11 and GGFC with $\omega$=0.2.

Centrality dependence of the charged particle pseudorapidity distribution measured in several centrality intervals for charged particles with $p_{T} > 0.1$ GeV. The first uncertainty is statistical the second systematic.

Centrality dependence of the charged particle pseudorapidity distribution measured in several centrality intervals for charged particles with $p_{T} > 0$ GeV. The first uncertainty is statistical the second systematic.

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Measurement of differential $J/\psi$ production cross sections and forward-backward ratios in p + Pb collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev. C92 (2015) 034904, 2015.
Inspire Record 1373747 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77275

Measurements of differential cross sections for J/ψ production in p+Pb collisions at sNN=5.02 TeV at the CERN Large Hadron Collider with the ATLAS detector are presented. The data set used corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 28.1 nb−1. The J/ψ mesons are reconstructed in the dimuon decay channel over the transverse momentum range 8<pT<30GeV and over the center-of-mass rapidity range −2.87<y*<1.94. Prompt J/ψ are separated from J/ψ resulting from b-hadron decays through an analysis of the distance between the J/ψ decay vertex and the event primary vertex. The differential cross section for production of nonprompt J/ψ is compared to a FONLL calculation that does not include nuclear effects. Forward-backward production ratios are presented and compared to theoretical predictions. These results complement previously published results by covering a region of higher transverse momentum and more central rapidity. They thus constrain the kinematic dependence of nuclear modifications of charmonium and b-quark production in p+Pb collisions.

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Measured non-prompt fraction.

Measured non-prompt fraction.

Measured prompt J/psi differential cross-section multiplied by branching ratio. The first systematic uncertainty is the combined systematic uncertainty excluding luminosity, the second is the luminosity.

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Measurement of charged-particle spectra in Pb+Pb collisions at $\sqrt{{s}_\mathsf{{NN}}} = 2.76$ TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1509 (2015) 050, 2015.
Inspire Record 1360290 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.67531
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Charged-particle spectra for pp.

Charged-particle spectra in different centrality intervals for Pb+Pb.

Charged-particle spectra in different centrality intervals for Pb+Pb.

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Search for production of $WW/WZ$ resonances decaying to a lepton, neutrino and jets in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=8$  TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 209, 2015.
Inspire Record 1352826 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68389

A search is presented for narrow diboson resonances decaying to $WW$ or $WZ$ in the final state where one $W$ boson decays leptonically (to an electron or a muon plus a neutrino) and the other $W/Z$ boson decays hadronically. The analysis is performed using an integrated luminosity of 20.3 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=8$  TeV collected by the ATLAS detector at the large hadron collider. No evidence for resonant diboson production is observed, and resonance masses below 700 and 1490 GeV are excluded at 95 % confidence level for the spin-2 Randall–Sundrum bulk graviton $G^*$ with coupling constant of 1.0 and the extended gauge model $W^\prime $ boson respectively.

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Reconstructed mass distribution in the low-pt resolved region (LRR).

Reconstructed mass distribution in the high-pt resolved region (HRR).

Reconstructed mass distribution in the merged region (MR).

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Measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry of electron and muon pair-production in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1509 (2015) 049, 2015.
Inspire Record 1351916 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.76996

This paper presents measurements from the ATLAS experiment of the forward-backward asymmetry in the reaction pp → Z/γ$^{*}$ → l$^{+}$ l$^{−}$, with l being electrons or muons, and the extraction of the effective weak mixing angle. The results are based on the full set of data collected in 2011 in pp collisions at the LHC at $ \sqrt{s}=7 $ TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.8 fb$^{−1}$. The measured asymmetry values are found to be in agreement with the corresponding Standard Model predictions. The combination of the muon and electron channels yields a value of the effective weak mixing angle of sin$^{2}$ θ$_{eff}^{lept}$  = 0.2308 ± 0.0005(stat.) ± 0.0006(syst.) ± 0.0009(PDF), where the first uncertainty corresponds to data statistics, the second to systematic effects and the third to knowledge of the parton density functions. This result agrees with the current world average from the Particle Data Group fit.

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Summary of central values and total systematical uncertainties for the $A_{FB}$ values unfolded for mass bin migration and dilution effects in the CC electron channel, CF electron channel and muon channel.

Summary of central values and total systematical uncertainties for the unfolded $A_{FB}$ values which takes into account mass bin migration only in CC electron channel for Born and Dressed leptons. Dressed leptons are constructed by adding 4-vectors of the bare lepton and all real photons coming from the boson/lepton decay within a $\Delta R<$0.1.

Summary of central values and total systematical uncertainties for the unfolded $A_{FB}$ values which takes into account mass bin migration only in CF electron channel for Born and Dressed leptons. Dressed leptons are constructed by adding 4-vectors of the bare lepton and all real photons coming from the boson/lepton decay within a $\Delta R<$0.1.

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Evidence of Wγγ Production in pp Collisions at s=8  TeV and Limits on Anomalous Quartic Gauge Couplings with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 115 (2015) 031802, 2015.
Inspire Record 1351760 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.45260

This Letter reports evidence of triple gauge boson production pp→W(ℓν)γγ+X, which is accessible for the first time with the 8 TeV LHC data set. The fiducial cross section for this process is measured in a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 20.3  fb-1, collected by the ATLAS detector in 2012. Events are selected using the W boson decay to eν or μν as well as requiring two isolated photons. The measured cross section is used to set limits on anomalous quartic gauge couplings in the high diphoton mass region.

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The measured inclusive ($N_{jet}\geq$ 0) fiducial cross section in the e$\nu\gamma\gamma$, $\mu\nu\gamma\gamma$ channels together with the combined $\ell\nu\gamma\gamma$ cross section. The first uncertainty shown is the statistical uncertainty on the measurement, the second one is the total systematic uncertainty (excluding the term coming from the luminosity), the third one is the systematic uncertainty coming from the luminosity. A parton to particle correction factors of 0.99 is applied to the MCFM prediction.

The measured exclusive ($N_{jet}$ = 0) fiducial cross section in the e$\nu\gamma\gamma$, $\mu\nu\gamma\gamma$ channels together with the combined $\ell\nu\gamma\gamma$ cross section. The first uncertainty shown is the statistical uncertainty on the measurement, the second one is the total systematic uncertainty (excluding the term coming from the luminosity), the third one is the systematic uncertainty coming from the luminosity. A parton to particle correction factor of 0.87 is applied to the MCFM prediction.

Observed and expected 95\% CL limits obtained for the $f_{\mathrm{T0}}/\Lambda^4$, $f_{\mathrm{M2}}/\Lambda^4$ and $f_{\mathrm{M3}}/\Lambda^4$ aQGC parameters for the combination of the two channels. The values of $n = 0,\,1,\,2$ are the exponential choices of the form factor, $\Lambda_{\rm{FF}}$ is fixed to $600$ GeV for $f_{\mathrm{T0}}/\Lambda^4$ and to $500$ GeV for the other parameters. The $n=0$ choice produces the limits without the form factor applied.


Two-particle Bose–Einstein correlations in pp collisions at $\mathbf {\sqrt{s} =}$ 0.9 and 7 TeV measured with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 466, 2015.
Inspire Record 1346844 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.70016

The paper presents studies of Bose–Einstein Correlations (BEC) for pairs of like-sign charged particles measured in the kinematic range $p_\mathrm{T}>$  100 MeV and $|\eta |<$  2.5 in proton collisions at centre-of-mass energies of 0.9 and 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The integrated luminosities are approximately 7  $\upmu $ b$^{-1}$ , 190  $\upmu $ b$^{-1}$ and 12.4 nb$^{-1}$ for 0.9 TeV, 7 TeV minimum-bias and 7 TeV high-multiplicity data samples, respectively. The multiplicity dependence of the BEC parameters characterizing the correlation strength and the correlation source size are investigated for charged-particle multiplicities of up to 240. A saturation effect in the multiplicity dependence of the correlation source size parameter is observed using the high-multiplicity 7 TeV data sample. The dependence of the BEC parameters on the average transverse momentum of the particle pair is also investigated.

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Systematic uncertainties on $\lambda$ and $R$ for the exponential fit of the two-particle double-ratio correlation function $R_{2}(Q)$ in the full kinematic region at $\sqrt{s} = 0.9$ and $7\ TeV$ for minimum-bias and high-multiplicity (HM) events, $n_{ch} \ge 2$ and $n_{ch} \ge 150$, respectively.

Results of fitting the multiplicity, $n_{ch}$, dependence of the BEC parameters $R$ and $\lambda$ with different functional forms for $\sqrt{s} = 0.9$ and $7\ TeV$. The $n_{ch}$ fit of $R(n_{ch})$ is applied to $7\ TeV$ minimum-bias events at $n_{ch} \le 55$ and to $0.9\ TeV$ minimum-bias events. The constant fit of $R(n_{ch} )$ is applied to $7\ TeV$ minimum-bias events for $n_{ch} > 55$ and to $7\ TeV$ high-multiplicity events. The exponential fit of $\lambda(n_{ch})$ is applied to $7\ TeV$ minimum-bias and high-multiplicity events.The error represent the quadratic sum of the statistical and systematic uncertainties.

Results of fitting the transverse momentum of the pair, $k_{T}$, dependence of the BEC parameters $R$ and $\lambda$ with the exponential fitting function for $\sqrt{s} = 0.9$ and $7\ TeV$. The error represent the quadratic sum of the statistical and systematic uncertainties.

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A search for high-mass resonances decaying to $\tau^{+}\tau^{-}$ in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=8$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1507 (2015) 157, 2015.
Inspire Record 1346398 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68362

A search for high-mass resonances decaying into τ$^{+}$ τ$^{−}$ final states using proton-proton collisions at $ \sqrt{s}=8 $ TeV produced by the Large Hadron Collider is presented. The data were recorded with the ATLAS detector and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 19.5–20.3 fb$^{−1}$. No statistically significant excess above the Standard Model expectation is observed, 95% credibility upper limits are set on the cross section times branching fraction of Z′ resonances decaying into τ$^{+}$ τ$^{−}$ pairs as a function of the resonance mass. As a result, Z′ bosons of the Sequential Standard Model with masses less than 2.02 TeV are excluded at 95% credibility. The impact of the fermionic couplings on the Z′ acceptance is investigated and limits are also placed on a Z′ model that exhibits enhanced couplings to third-generation fermions.

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Signal acceptance times efficiency (ACC*EFF) for Z'L, Z'R, Z'narrow and Z'wide divided by ACC*EFF for Z'SSM as a function of the Z' mass, separately for the had-had and lep-had channels.

Ratio of the Z'NU to Z'SSM cross section times tau+tau- branching fraction (SIG*BR) as a function of sin^2phi and the Z' mass.

Ratio of the Z'NU to Z'SSM acceptance times efficiency (ACC*EFF) in the had-had channel as a function of sin^2phi and the Z' mass.

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Differential top-antitop cross-section measurements as a function of observables constructed from final-state particles using pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV in the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1506 (2015) 100, 2015.
Inspire Record 1345452 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77064

Various differential cross-sections are measured in top-quark pair $ \left(t\overline{t}\right) $ events produced in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $ \sqrt{s}=7 $ TeV at the LHC with the ATLAS detector. These differential cross-sections are presented in a data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.6 fb$^{−1}$. The differential cross-sections are presented in terms of kinematic variables, such as momentum, rapidity and invariant mass, of a top-quark proxy referred to as the pseudo-top-quark as well as the pseudo-top-quark pair system. The dependence of the measurement on theoretical models is minimal.

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Measured $t\bar{t}$ differential cross-section and relative uncertainty as a function of the hadronic pseudo-top-quark $p_{\mathrm{T}}(\hat{t}_{\mathrm{h}})$in the muon channel. The results shown in this table are one of the inputs for the combined results.

Measured $t\bar{t}$ differential cross-section and relative uncertainty as a function of the hadronic pseudo-top-quark $p_{\mathrm{T}}(\hat{t}_{\mathrm{h}})$ in the electron channel. The results shown in this table are one of the inputs for the combined results.

Measured $t\bar{t}$ differential cross-section and relative uncertainty as a function of the hadronic pseudo-top-quark $|y(\hat{t}_{\mathrm{h}})|$ in the muon channel. The results shown in this table are one of the inputs for the combined results.

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Search for massive supersymmetric particles decaying to many jets using the ATLAS detector in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 8$ TeV

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 112016, 2015.
Inspire Record 1345355 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68641

Results of a search for decays of massive particles to fully hadronic final states are presented. This search uses 20.3  fb-1 of data collected by the ATLAS detector in s=8  TeV proton-proton collisions at the LHC. Signatures based on high jet multiplicities without requirements on the missing transverse momentum are used to search for R-parity-violating supersymmetric gluino pair production with subsequent decays to quarks. The analysis is performed using a requirement on the number of jets, in combination with separate requirements on the number of b-tagged jets, as well as a topological observable formed from the scalar sum of the mass values of large-radius jets in the event. Results are interpreted in the context of all possible branching ratios of direct gluino decays to various quark flavors. No significant deviation is observed from the expected Standard Model backgrounds estimated using jet counting as well as data-driven templates of the total-jet-mass spectra. Gluino pair decays to ten or more quarks via intermediate neutralinos are excluded for a gluino with mass mg˜<1  TeV for a neutralino mass mχ˜10=500  GeV. Direct gluino decays to six quarks are excluded for mg˜<917  GeV for light-flavor final states, and results for various flavor hypotheses are presented.

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Expected and observed event yields for signal regions with at least 6 jets as a function of transverse momentum requirements.

Expected and observed event yields for signal regions with at least 6 jets with at least 1 b-tag as a function of transverse momentum requirements.

Expected and observed event yields for signal regions with at least 6 jets with at least 2 b-tags as a function of transverse momentum requirements.

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Search for new phenomena in final states with an energetic jet and large missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}=$8 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 299, 2015.
Inspire Record 1343107 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68783

Results of a search for new phenomena in final states with an energetic jet and large missing transverse momentum are reported. The search uses 20.3 fb ${}^{-1}$ of $\sqrt{s}=8$  TeV data collected in 2012 with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Events are required to have at least one jet with $p_{\mathrm {T}}> 120$  GeV and no leptons. Nine signal regions are considered with increasing missing transverse momentum requirements between $E_{\mathrm {T}}^{\mathrm {miss}}>150$  GeV and $E_{\mathrm {T}}^{\mathrm {miss}}> 700$  GeV. Good agreement is observed between the number of events in data and Standard Model expectations. The results are translated into exclusion limits on models with either large extra spatial dimensions, pair production of weakly interacting dark matter candidates, or production of very light gravitinos in a gauge-mediated supersymmetric model. In addition, limits on the production of an invisibly decaying Higgs-like boson leading to similar topologies in the final state are presented.

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Distributions of the measured transverse mass distribution of the identified muon in the $W\mu\nu$+jets control region for the inclusive SR1 selection, compared to the background expectations. The latter include the global normalization factors extracted from the data. Where appropriate, the last bin of the distribution includes overflows.

Measured $E_{T}^{miss}$ distribution in the $W\mu\nu$+jets control region for the inclusive SR1 selection, compared to the background expectations. The latter include the global normalization factors extracted from the data. Where appropriate, the last bin of the distribution includes overflows.

Measured leading jet $p_{T}$ distribution in the $W\mu\nu$+jets control region for the inclusive SR1 selection, compared to the background expectations. The latter include the global normalization factors extracted from the data. Where appropriate, the last bin of the distribution includes overflows.

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Search for direct pair production of a chargino and a neutralino decaying to the 125 GeV Higgs boson in $\sqrt{s} = 8$  TeV ${pp}$ collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 208, 2015.
Inspire Record 1341609 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68405

A search is presented for the direct pair production of a chargino and a neutralino $pp\rightarrow \tilde{\chi }_1^\pm \tilde{\chi }_2^0$ , where the chargino decays to the lightest neutralino and the $W$ boson, $\tilde{\chi }_1^\pm \rightarrow \tilde{\chi }_1^0(W^{\pm }\rightarrow \ell ^{\pm }\nu )$ , while the neutralino decays to the lightest neutralino and the 125 GeV Higgs boson, $\tilde{\chi }_2^0\rightarrow \tilde{\chi }_1^0(h\rightarrow bb/\gamma \gamma /\ell ^{\pm }\nu qq)$ . The final states considered for the search have large missing transverse momentum, an isolated electron or muon, and one of the following: either two jets identified as originating from bottom quarks, or two photons, or a second electron or muon with the same electric charge. The analysis is based on 20.3  $\mathrm {fb}^{-1}$ of $\sqrt{s}=8{\mathrm {\ TeV}}$ proton–proton collision data delivered by the Large Hadron Collider and recorded with the ATLAS detector. Observations are consistent with the Standard Model expectations, and limits are set in the context of a simplified supersymmetric model.

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Distribution of contransverse mass $m_{\rm CT}$ in CRlbb-T, central $m_{bb}$ bin. The background histograms are obtained from the background-only fit, and their uncertainty represents the total background uncertainty after the fit. The last bin includes overflow.

Distribution of contransverse mass $m_{\rm CT}$ in SRlbb-1 and SRlbb-2, $m_{bb}$ sideband. The background histograms are obtained from the background-only fit, and their uncertainty represents the total background uncertainty after the fit. The last bin includes overflow.

Distribution of the transverse mass of the $W$-candidate $m_{\rm T}^{W}$ for the one lepton and two $b$-jets channel in VRlbb-2, central $m_{bb}$ bin. The background histograms are obtained from the background-only fit, and their uncertainty represents the total background uncertainty after the fit. The last bin includes overflow.

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Search for squarks and gluinos in events with isolated leptons, jets and missing transverse momentum at $\sqrt{s}=8$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1504 (2015) 116, 2015.
Inspire Record 1339376 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66986
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Observed and expected $E_T^{miss}/m_{eff}$ distribution in soft single-lepton 3-jet signal region. The last bin includes the overflow.

Observed and expected $E_T^{miss}/m_{eff}$ distribution in soft single-lepton 5-jet signal region. The last bin includes the overflow.

Observed and expected $E_T^{miss}/m_{eff}$ distribution in soft single-lepton 3-jet inclusive signal region. The last bin includes the overflow.

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Search for Scalar Charm Quark Pair Production in $pp$ Collisions at $\sqrt{s}=$ 8  TeV with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 161801, 2015.
Inspire Record 1337472 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66991

The results of a dedicated search for pair production of scalar partners of charm quarks are reported. The search is based on an integrated luminosity of 20.3  fb-1 of pp collisions at s=8  TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The search is performed using events with large missing transverse momentum and at least two jets, where the two leading jets are each tagged as originating from c quarks. Events containing isolated electrons or muons are vetoed. In an R-parity-conserving minimal supersymmetric scenario in which a single scalar-charm state is kinematically accessible, and where it decays exclusively into a charm quark and a neutralino, 95% confidence-level upper limits are obtained in the scalar-charm–neutralino mass plane such that, for neutralino masses below 200 GeV, scalar-charm masses up to 490 GeV are excluded.

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$m_{CT}$ distribution in signal region (before $m_{CT}$ cuts).

$m_{cc}$ distribution in the signal region with $m_{CT}>150$ GeV.

95% C.L. expected exclusion contour for all regions combined.

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Search for charged Higgs bosons decaying via $H^{\pm} \rightarrow \tau^{\pm}\nu$ in fully hadronic final states using $pp$ collision data at $\sqrt{s} = 8$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1503 (2015) 088, 2015.
Inspire Record 1335266 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68153

The results of a search for charged Higgs bosons decaying to a τ lepton and a neutrino, H$^{±}$ → τ$^{±}$ ν, are presented. The analysis is based on 19.5 fb$^{−1}$ of proton-proton collision data at $ \sqrt{s} $ = 8 TeV collected by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider. Charged Higgs bosons are searched for in events consistent with top-quark pair production or in associated production with a top quark, depending on the considered H$^{±}$ mass. The final state is characterised by the presence of a hadronic τ decay, missing transverse momentum, b-tagged jets, a hadronically decaying W boson, and the absence of any isolated electrons or muons with high transverse momenta. The data are consistent with the expected background from Standard Model processes. A statistical analysis leads to 95% confidence-level upper limits on the product of branching ratios ℬ(t → bH$^{±}$) × ℬ(H$^{±}$ → τ$^{±}$ ν), between 0.23% and 1.3% for charged Higgs boson masses in the range 80-160GeV. It also leads to 95% confidence-level upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio, σ(pp → tH$^{±}$ + X) × ℬ(H$^{±}$ → τ$^{±}$ ν), between 0.76 pb and 4.5 fb, for charged Higgs boson masses ranging from 180 GeV to 1000 GeV. In the context of different scenarios of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model, these results exclude nearly all values of tan β above one for charged Higgs boson masses between 80 GeV and 160 GeV, and exclude a region of parameter space with high tan β for H$^{±}$ masses between 200 GeV and 250 GeV.

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The measured B(t->H+)xB(H+->tau+ nu) limit.

The measured P P --> t H+ --> t tau+nu limit.


Observation and measurements of the production of prompt and non-prompt $J/\psi$ mesons in association with a $Z$ boson in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 229, 2015.
Inspire Record 1335136 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.73284

The production of a $Z$ boson in association with a $J/\psi $ meson in proton–proton collisions probes the production mechanisms of quarkonium and heavy flavour in association with vector bosons, and allows studies of multiple parton scattering. Using $20.3\,\text {fb}^{-1}$ of data collected with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=8\,\text {TeV}$ , the first measurement of associated $Z\, +\, J/\psi $ production is presented for both prompt and non-prompt $J/\psi $ production, with both signatures having a significance in excess of $5\sigma $ . The inclusive production cross-sections for $Z$ boson production (analysed in $\mu ^+\mu ^-$ or $e^+e^-$ decay modes) in association with prompt and non-prompt $J/\psi (\rightarrow \mu ^+\mu ^-)$ are measured relative to the inclusive production rate of $Z$ bosons in the same fiducial volume to be $(36.8\pm 6.7\pm 2.5)\, \times \, 10^{-7}$ and $(65.8\pm 9.2\pm 4.2)\, \times \, 10^{-7}$ respectively. Normalised differential production cross-section ratios are also determined as a function of the $\text {J}\uppsi $ transverse momentum. The fraction of signal events arising from single and double parton scattering is estimated, and a lower limit of $5.3\ (3.7)\,\text {mb}$ at $68\ (95) \%$ confidence level is placed on the effective cross-section regulating double parton interactions.

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The fiducial, inclusive (SPS+DPS) and DPS-subtracted differential cross-section ratio $R_{Z+J/\psi}$ for prompt $J/\psi$.

The fiducial, inclusive (SPS+DPS) and DPS-subtracted differential cross-section ratio $R_{Z+J/\psi}$ for non-prompt $J/\psi$.

The fiducial, inclusive (SPS+DPS) and DPS-subtracted differential cross-section ratio $\mathrm{d}R_{Z+J/\psi}/\mathrm{d}y$ as a function of $y_{J/\psi}$ for prompt $J/\psi$.

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Centrality and rapidity dependence of inclusive jet production in $\sqrt{s_\mathrm{NN}} = 5.02$ TeV proton-lead collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B748 (2015) 392-413, 2015.
Inspire Record 1334140 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.67349

Measurements of the centrality and rapidity dependence of inclusive jet production in sNN=5.02 TeV proton–lead ( p+Pb ) collisions and the jet cross-section in s=2.76 TeV proton–proton collisions are presented. These quantities are measured in datasets corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 27.8 nb −1 and 4.0 pb −1 , respectively, recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in 2013. The p+Pb collision centrality was characterised using the total transverse energy measured in the pseudorapidity interval −4.9<η<−3.2 in the direction of the lead beam. Results are presented for the double-differential per-collision yields as a function of jet rapidity and transverse momentum ( pT ) for minimum-bias and centrality-selected p+Pb collisions, and are compared to the jet rate from the geometric expectation. The total jet yield in minimum-bias events is slightly enhanced above the expectation in a pT -dependent manner but is consistent with the expectation within uncertainties. The ratios of jet spectra from different centrality selections show a strong modification of jet production at all pT at forward rapidities and for large pT at mid-rapidity, which manifests as a suppression of the jet yield in central events and an enhancement in peripheral events. These effects imply that the factorisation between hard and soft processes is violated at an unexpected level in proton–nucleus collisions. Furthermore, the modifications at forward rapidities are found to be a function of the total jet energy only, implying that the violations may have a simple dependence on the hard parton–parton kinematics.

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The $R_{\mathrm{coll}}$ and $T_{p\mathrm{A}}$ values and their uncertainties in each centrality bin.

Per-event jet yields in 0-90% p+Pb collisions, within the centre of mass rapidity -2.1 to -1.2 (positive denotes downstream proton direction).

Per-event jet yields in 0-90% p+Pb collisions, within the centre of mass rapidity -1.2 to -0.8 (positive denotes downstream proton direction).