Study of Z production in PbPb and pp collisions at $ \sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=2.76 $ TeV in the dimuon and dielectron decay channels

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1503 (2015) 022, 2015.
Inspire Record 1322726 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66612
15 data tables

The measured Z boson production cross section in pp collisions as a function of the Z boson pT for the dimuon decay channel in |y|<2.0.

The measured Z boson production cross section in pp collisions as a function of the Z boson pT for the dielectron decay channel in |y|<1.44.

The measured Z boson production cross section in pp collisions as a function of the Z boson rapidity for the dimuon decay channel.

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Measurement of the ratio of inclusive jet cross sections using the anti-$k_T$ algorithm with radius parameters R=0.5 and 0.7 in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$  TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 072006, 2014.
Inspire Record 1298810 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68020

Measurements of the inclusive jet cross section with the anti-kt clustering algorithm are presented for two radius parameters, R=0.5 and 0.7. They are based on data from LHC proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.0 inverse femtobarns collected with the CMS detector in 2011. The ratio of these two measurements is obtained as a function of the rapidity and transverse momentum of the jets. Significant discrepancies are found comparing the data to leading-order simulations and to fixed-order calculations at next-to-leading order, corrected for nonperturbative effects, whereas simulations with next-to-leading-order matrix elements matched to parton showers describe the data best.

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Inclusive Jet cross section with R = 0.5 in the rapidity bin 0 < |y| < 0.5. The total uncorrelated uncertainty includes statistical one and systematic uncorrelated. The total systematic uncertainty includes all other sources, especially the luminosity uncertainty of 2.2%. The total error can be obtained as a quadratic sum of uncorrelated and correlated one. The NP correction can be used to scale theory prediction to compare to data at particle level.

Inclusive Jet cross section with R = 0.5 in the rapidity bin 0.5 < |y| < 1. The total uncorrelated uncertainty includes statistical one and systematic uncorrelated. The total systematic uncertainty includes all other sources, especially the luminosity uncertainty of 2.2%. The total error can be obtained as a quadratic sum of uncorrelated and correlated one. The NP correction can be used to scale theory prediction to compare to data at particle level.

Inclusive Jet cross section with R = 0.5 in the rapidity bin 1 < |y| < 1.5. The total uncorrelated uncertainty includes statistical one and systematic uncorrelated. The total systematic uncertainty includes all other sources, especially the luminosity uncertainty of 2.2%. The total error can be obtained as a quadratic sum of uncorrelated and correlated one. The NP correction can be used to scale theory prediction to compare to data at particle level.

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Measurement of differential cross sections for the production of a pair of isolated photons in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7\,\text {TeV} $

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 3129, 2014.
Inspire Record 1298393 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64241
4 data tables

Values of D(SIG)/DM(GAMMA GAMMA) for the data. The error given on each value is the total uncertainty.

Values of D(SIG)/DPT(GAMMA GAMMA) for the data. The error given on each value is the total uncertainty.

Values of D(SIG)/DDELTA(PHI(GAMMA GAMMA)) (pb/rad) for the data. The error given on each value is the total uncertainty.

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Measurement of pseudorapidity distributions of charged particles in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 8 TeV by the CMS and TOTEM experiments

The CMS & TOTEM collaborations Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 3053, 2014.
Inspire Record 1294140 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66893

Pseudorapidity ( $\eta $ ) distributions of charged particles produced in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 $~\text {TeV}$ are measured in the ranges $|\eta | < 2.2$ and $5.3 < |\eta | < 6.4$ covered by the CMS and TOTEM detectors, respectively. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of $\mathcal {L} = 45 \mu {\mathrm {b}}^{-1}$ . Measurements are presented for three event categories. The most inclusive category is sensitive to 91–96 % of the total inelastic proton–proton cross section. The other two categories are disjoint subsets of the inclusive sample that are either enhanced or depleted in single diffractive dissociation events. The data are compared to models used to describe high-energy hadronic interactions. None of the models considered provide a consistent description of the measured distributions.

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Charged particle multiplicity (Inclusive) -- syst -- BB: bin-by-bin uncertainty.

Charged particle multiplicity (Non Single Diffractive dissociation (NSD) enhanced) -- syst -- BB: bin-by-bin uncertainty.

Charged particle multiplicity (Single Diffractive dissociation (SD) enhanced) -- syst -- BB: bin-by-bin uncertainty.


Search for anomalous production of events with three or more leptons in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt(s) =$ 8 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 032006, 2014.
Inspire Record 1291940 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64435
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Observed and expected numbers of events with four or more leptons with the scalar sum of jet transverse momentum values HT > 200 GeV. "On-Z" refers to events with at least one E+ E- or MU+ MU- (OSSF) pair with dilepton mass between 75 and 105 GeV, while "Off-Z" refers to events with one or two OSSF pairs, none of which fall in this mass range. The OSSFN designation refers to the number of E+ E- and MU+ MU- pairs in the event. Search channels binned in ET have been combined into coarse ET bins for the purposes of presentation.

Observed and expected numbers of events with four or more leptons with the scalar sum of jet transverse momentum values HT < 200 GeV. "On-Z" refers to events with at least one E+ E- or MU+ MU- (OSSF) pair with dilepton mass between 75 and 105 GeV, while "Off-Z" refers to events with one or two OSSF pairs, none of which fall in this mass range. The OSSFN designation refers to the number of E+ E- and MU+ MU- pairs in the event. Search channels binned in ET have been combined into coarse ET bins for the purposes of presentation.

Observed and expected numbers of events with exactly three leptons with the scalar sum of jet transverse momentum values HT > 200 GeV. "On-Z" refers to events with at least one E+ E- or MU+ MU- (OSSF) pair with dilepton mass between 75 and 105 GeV, while "Off-Z" refers to events with one or two OSSF pairs, none of which fall in this mass range. The OSSFN designation refers to the number of E+ E- and MU+ MU- pairs in the event. Search channels binned in ET have been combined into coarse ET bins for the purposes of presentation.

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Measurement of jet multiplicity distributions in $\mathrm {t}\overline{\mathrm {t}}$ production in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 7\,\text {TeV} $

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2015) 3014, 2015.
Inspire Record 1290126 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64426
6 data tables

Normalised differential TOP TOPBAR production cross section as a function of the jet multiplicity for jets with PT(JET) > 30 GeV in the dilepton channel. The statistical and main experimental and model systematic uncertainties are displayed.

Normalised differential TOP TOPBAR production cross section as a function of the jet multiplicity for jets with PT(JET) > 60 GeV in the dilepton channel. The statistical and main experimental and model systematic uncertainties are displayed.

Normalised differential TOP TOPBAR production cross section as a function of the jet multiplicity for jets with PT(JET) > 35 GeV in the lepton+jets channel. The statistical and main experimental and model systematic uncertainties are displayed.

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Search for invisible decays of Higgs bosons in the vector boson fusion and associated ZH production modes

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 2980, 2014.
Inspire Record 1288709 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64433
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Summary of 95% CL upper limits on SIG*BR(HIGGS --> INVISIBLE)/SIG(SM) obtained from the VBF search, the combined ZH searches, and the combination of all three searches.


Measurement of WZ and ZZ production in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 8\,\text {TeV} $ in final states with b-tagged jets

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 2973, 2014.
Inspire Record 1285492 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64619
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The cross section for inclusive WZ production for the mass range 60 < M(Z) < 120 GeV.

The cross section for inclusive ZZ production for the mass range 60 < M(Z) < 120 GeV.

The cross section for inclusive WZ production in the region defined by 60 < M(Z) < 120 GeV and PT(W) > 100 GeV.

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Measurements of the $t\bar{t}$ charge asymmetry using the dilepton decay channel in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s} =$ 7 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1404 (2014) 191, 2014.
Inspire Record 1281538 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64729
4 data tables

The unfolded ASYMC and ASYMC(LEPTON) measurements.

Measurements of the unfolded ASYMC(LEPTON) values in bins of M(TOP TOPBAR).

Measurements of the unfolded ASYMC(LEPTON) values in bins of ABS(YRAP(TOP TOPBAR)).

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Measurement of the production cross sections for a Z boson and one or more b jets in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1406 (2014) 120, 2014.
Inspire Record 1280529 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64748

The production of a Z boson, decaying into two leptons and produced in association with one or more b jets, is studied using proton-proton collisions delivered by the LHC at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data were recorded in 2011 with the CMS detector and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 5 fb(−1). The Z(ℓℓ) + b-jets cross sections (where ℓℓ = μμ or ee) are measured separately for a Z boson produced with exactly one b jet and with at least two b jets. In addition, a cross section ratio is extracted for a Z boson produced with at least one b jet, relative to a Z boson produced with at least one jet. The measured cross sections are compared to various theoretical predictions, and the data favour the predictions in the five-flavour scheme, where b quarks are assumed massless. The kinematic properties of the reconstructed particles are compared with the predictions from the MadGraph event generator using the pythia parton shower simulation.

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The cross section at the particle level for the production of a Z boson with exactly one b-jet.

The cross section at the particle level for the production of a Z boson with at least two b-jets.

The cross section at the particle level for the production of a Z boson with at least one b-jet.

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Measurement of inclusive W and Z boson production cross sections in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 8 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 191802, 2014.
Inspire Record 1280200 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.62698
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W+ total and fiducial production cross sections times branching fractions.

W- total and fiducial production cross sections times branching fractions.

(W+ + W-) total and fiducial production cross sections times branching fractions.

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Observation of the associated production of a single top quark and a $W$ boson in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt s = $8 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 231802, 2014.
Inspire Record 1276827 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.61399

The first observation of the associated production of a single top quark and a W boson is presented. The analysis is based on a data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 12.2 inverse femtobarns of proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV recorded by the CMS experiment at the LHC. Events with two leptons and a jet originating from a b quark are selected. A multivariate analysis based on kinematic and topological properties is used to separate the signal from the dominant t t-bar background. An excess consistent with the signal hypothesis is observed, with a significance which corresponds to 6.1 standard deviations above a background-only hypothesis. The measured production cross section is 23.4 +- 5.4 pb, in agreement with the standard model prediction.

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Measured cross section for associated production of a single top quark and a W boson, where the uncertainty is mainly systematic.


Measurement of the $t \bar{t}$ production cross section in the dilepton channel in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 8 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1402 (2014) 024, 2014.
Inspire Record 1275617 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64868

The top-antitop quark (t t-bar) production cross section is measured in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC, using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.3 inverse femtobarns. The measurement is performed by analysing events with a pair of electrons or muons, or one electron and one muon, and at least two jets, one of which is identified as originating from hadronisation of a bottom quark. The measured cross section is 239 +/- 2 (stat.) +/- 11 (syst.) +/- 6 (lum.) pb, for an assumed top-quark mass of 172.5 GeV, in agreement with the prediction of the standard model.

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The total efficiencies etotal, i.e. the products of event acceptance, selection efficiency and branching fraction for the respective TOP TOPBAR final states, as estimated from simulation for a top-quark mass of 172.5 GeV, and the measured TOP TOPBAR production cross sections, where the uncertainties are from statistical, systematic and integrated luminosity components, respectively.

The TOP TOPBAR cross section obtained by combining all final states.


Measurement of the production cross section for a W boson and two b jets in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$=7 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B735 (2014) 204-225, 2014.
Inspire Record 1273578 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65711

The production cross section for a W boson and two b jets is measured using proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV in a data sample collected with the CMS experiment at the LHC corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.0 inverse femtobarns. The W + b b-bar events are selected in the W to mu nu decay mode by requiring a muon with transverse momentum pt > 25 GeV and pseudorapidity abs(eta) < 2.1, and exactly two b-tagged jets with pt > 25 GeV and abs(eta) < 2.4. The measured W + b b-bar production cross section in the fiducial region, calculated at the level of final-state particles, is sigma(pp to W + b b-bar) x B(W to mu nu) = 0.53 +/- 0.05 (stat.) +/- 0.09 (syst.) +/- 0.06 (theo.) +/- 0.01 (lum.) pb, in agreement with the standard model prediction. In addition, kinematic distributions of the W + b b-bar system are in agreement with the predictions of a simulation using MADGRAPH and PYTHIA.

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The measured $W+b\bar{b}$ cross section.

Parameters for theoretical comparison: theoretical $W+b\bar{b}$ cross section from MCFM and the two corrections (additive double parton scattering cross section estimation at the parton jet level, and multiplicative hadronization correction factor $C_{b\rightarrow B}$ ) that need to be applied in this order to it to compare to the observed cross section.


Measurement of four-jet production in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$  TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D89 (2014) 092010, 2014.
Inspire Record 1273574 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66510

Measurements of the differential cross sections for the production of exactly four jets in proton-proton collisions are presented as a function of the transverse momentum pt and pseudorapidity eta, together with the correlations in azimuthal angle and the pt balance among the jets. The data sample was collected in 2010 at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV with the CMS detector at the LHC, with an integrated luminosity of 36 inverse picobarns. The cross section for a final state with a pair of hard jets with pt > 50 GeV and another pair with pt > 20 GeV within abs(eta) < 4.7 is measured to be sigma = 330 +- 5 (stat.) +- 45 (syst.) nb. It is found that fixed-order matrix element calculations including parton showers describe the measured differential cross sections in some regions of phase space only, and that adding contributions from double parton scattering brings the Monte Carlo predictions closer to the data.

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The measured fiducial cross section. The first uncertainty is the statistical one, the second uncertainty is the combined systematic uncertainty including luminosity, jet energy scale, model dependence and jet energy resolution and trigger efficiency correction.

Differential cross section as a function of the transverse momentum PT of the leading jet. The first uncertainty is the statistical one, the second uncertainty is the combined systematic uncertainty including luminosity, jet energy scale, model dependence and jet energy resolution and trigger efficiency correction.

Differential cross section as a function of the transverse momentum PT of the subleading jet. The first uncertainty is the statistical one, the second uncertainty is the combined systematic uncertainty including luminosity, jet energy scale, model dependence and jet energy resolution and trigger efficiency correction.

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Measurement of the muon charge asymmetry in inclusive $pp \to W+X$ production at $\sqrt s =$ 7 TeV and an improved determination of light parton distribution functions

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 032004, 2014.
Inspire Record 1273570 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65456

Measurements of the muon charge asymmetry in inclusive pp to WX production at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV are presented. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 4.7 inverse femtobarns recorded with the CMS detector at the LHC. With a sample of more than twenty million W to mu nu events, the statistical precision is greatly improved in comparison to previous measurements. These new results provide additional constraints on the parton distribution functions of the proton in the range of the Bjorken scaling variable x from 10E-3 to 10E-1. These measurements and the recent CMS measurement of associated W + charm production are used together with the cross sections for inclusive deep inelastic ep scattering at HERA in a next-to-leading-order QCD analysis. The determination of the valence quark distributions is improved, and the strange-quark distribution is probed directly through the leading-order process g + s to W + c in proton-proton collisions at the LHC.

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Summary of the final results for muon charge asymmetry $\mathcal{A}$ with the muon $p_{T}>25$ GeV. The first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. The theoretical predictions are obtained using the FEWZ 3.1 MC tool interfaced with the NLO CT10, NNPDF2.3, HERAPDF1.5, and MSTW2008CPdeut PDF sets. The PDF uncertainty is at 68% C.L. The values are expressed as percentages.

Summary of the final results for muon charge asymmetry $\mathcal{A}$ with the muon $p_{T}>35$ GeV. The first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. The theoretical predictions are obtained using the FEWZ 3.1 MC tool interfaced with the NLO CT10, NNPDF2.3, HERAPDF1.5, and MSTW2008CPdeut PDF sets. The PDF uncertainty is at 68% C.L. The values are expressed as percentages.

Covariance matrix (statistical and systematic uncertainties combined) with the muon $p_{T}>25$ GeV. The units are in $10^{-4}$.

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Study of double parton scattering using W + 2-jet events in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1403 (2014) 032, 2014.
Inspire Record 1272853 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66908

Double parton scattering is investigated in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV where the final state includes a W boson, which decays into a muon and a neutrino, and two jets. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 5 inverse femtobarns, collected with the CMS detector at the LHC. Observables sensitive to double parton scattering are investigated after being corrected for detector effects and selection efficiencies. The fraction of W + 2-jet events due to double parton scattering is measured to be 0.055 +/- 0.002 (stat.) +/- 0.014 (syst.). The effective cross section, sigma[eff], characterizing the effective transverse area of hard partonic interactions in collisions between protons is measured to be 20.7 +/- 0.8 (stat.) +/- 6.6 (syst.) mb.

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Visible cross section for W+2 jet: one muon $(p_{T} > 35.0~GeV/c~\ |\eta|~<~2.1)$ missing transverse energy $> 30.0 GeV$ Transverse Mass (W) $> 50.0 GeV$ excatly two jets $(p_{T} > 20.0~GeV/c \; |\eta|~<~2.0)$.

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Evidence of b-Jet Quenching in PbPb Collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=2.76$  TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 113 (2014) 132301, 2014.
Inspire Record 1269454 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68931

The production of jets associated to bottom quarks is measured for the first time in PbPb collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 2.76 TeV per nucleon pair. Jet spectra are reported in the transverse momentum (pt) range of 80-250 GeV, and within pseudorapidity abs(eta < 2). The nuclear modification factor (R[AA]) calculated from these spectra shows a strong suppression in the b-jet yield in PbPb collisions relative to the yield observed in pp collisions at the same energy. The suppression persists to the largest values of pt studied, and is centrality dependent. The R[AA] is about 0.4 in the most central events, similar to previous observations for inclusive jets. This implies that jet quenching does not have a strong dependence on parton mass and flavor in the jet pt range studied.

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The b-jet yield as a function of pT is for the 0-100% centrality class of PbPb collisions. The yields are scaled by the equivalent number of minimum bias events sampled and by TAA.

The b-jet yield as a function of pT is for the 0-10% centrality class of PbPb collisions. The yields are scaled by the equivalent number of minimum bias events sampled and by TAA.

The b-jet yield as a function of pT is for the 10-30% centrality class of PbPb collisions. The yields are scaled by the equivalent number of minimum bias events sampled and by TAA.

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Search for top-quark partners with charge 5/3 in the same-sign dilepton final state

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 171801, 2014.
Inspire Record 1268328 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65664

A search for the production of heavy partners of the top quark with charge 5/3 is performed in events with a pair of same-sign leptons. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 inverse femtobarns and was collected at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV by the CMS experiment. No significant excess is observed in the data above the expected background and the existence of top-quark partners with masses below 800 GeV is excluded at a 95% confidence level, assuming they decay exclusively to tW. This is the first limit on these particles from the LHC, and it is significantly more restrictive than previous limits.

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The distribution of HT for all channels combined after the full selection except for the HT requirement itself.

Expected and observed 95% CL limits on the $\mathrm{T}_{5/3}$ production cross section times the branching fraction for decay to same-sign dileptons.

The distribution of HT for all channels combined, after the requirement of same- sign dileptons, the Z-boson veto, and a requirement of at least two jets.

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Inclusive search for a vector-like T quark with charge $\frac{2}{3}$ in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 8 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B729 (2014) 149-171, 2014.
Inspire Record 1266766 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.62352

A search is performed for a massive new vector-like quark T, with charge 2/3, that is pair produced together with its antiparticle in proton-proton collisions. The data were collected by the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in 2012 at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 inverse femtobarns. The T quark is assumed to decay into three different final states, bW, tZ, and tH. The search is carried out using events with at least one isolated lepton. No deviations from standard model expectations are observed, and lower limits are set on the T quark mass at 95% confidence level. The lower limit lies between 687 and 782 GeV for all possible values of the branching fractions into the three different final states assuming strong production. These limits are the most stringent constraints to date on the existence of such a quark.

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Number of events predicted for background processes and observed in the single-lepton sample. The uncertainty in the total background expectation is computed including the correlations between the systematic uncertainties of the individual contributions.

Number of events predicted for background processes and observed in the opposite-sign dilepton samples with two or three jets (OS1) and with at least 5 jets (OS2), the same-sign dilepton sample (SS), and the trilepton sample. An entry "-" means that the background source is not applicable to the channel.

Lower limits for the T quark mass, at 95% CL, for different combinations of T quark branching fractions.


Measurement of the triple-differential cross section for photon+jets production in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$=7 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1406 (2014) 009, 2014.
Inspire Record 1266056 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64869

A measurement of the triple-differential cross section, $ {{{{{\mathrm{d}}^3}\sigma }} \left/ {{\left( {\mathrm{d}\mathrm{p}_T^{\gamma}\mathrm{d}{\eta^{\gamma }}\mathrm{d}{\eta^{\mathrm{jet}}}} \right)}} \right.} $ , in photon + jets final states using a data sample from proton-proton collisions at $ \sqrt{s} $ = 7 TeV is presented. This sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 2.14 fb$^{−1}$ collected by the CMS detector at the LHC. Photons and jets are reconstructed within a pseudorapidity range of |η| < 2.5, and are required to have transverse momenta in the range 40 < $ p_{\mathrm{T}}^{\mathrm{jet}} $ < 300 GeV and $ p_{\mathrm{T}}^{\mathrm{jet}} $ > 30 GeV, respectively. The measurements are compared to theoretical predictions from the sherpa leading-order QCD Monte Carlo event generator and the next-to-leading-order perturbative QCD calculation from jetphox. The predictions are found to be consistent with the data over most of the examined kinematic region.

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The triple-differential cross sections d3sig/(dp^gamma_T deta^gamma deta^jet) for photons located in the central region ,|eta(gamma)|<0.9. A 2.2 PCT luminosity uncertainty is included in the systematic uncertainty.

The triple-differential cross sections d3sig/(dp^gamma_T deta^gamma deta^jet) for photons located in the central region,|eta(gamma)|=0.9-1.44. A 2.2 PCT luminosity uncertainty is included in the systematic uncertainty.

The triple-differential cross sections d3sig/(dp_T^gamma deta^gamma deta^jet) for photons located in forward region,|eta(gamma)|=1.57-2.1. A 2.2% luminosity uncertainty is included in the systematic uncertainty.

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Probing color coherence effects in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7\,\text {TeV} $

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 2901, 2014.
Inspire Record 1265659 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65178

A study of color coherence effects in pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV is presented. The data used in the analysis were collected in 2010 with the CMS detector at the LHC and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 36 inverse picobarns. Events are selected that contain at least three jets and where the two jets with the largest transverse momentum exhibit a back-to-back topology. The measured angular correlation between the second- and third-leading jet is shown to be sensitive to color coherence effects, and is compared to the predictions of Monte Carlo models with various implementations of color coherence. None of the models describe the data satisfactorily.

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The unfolded beta distributions and their uncertainties for the central region |eta_2| < 0.8.

The unfolded beta distributions and their uncertainties for the central region 0.8 < |eta_2| < 2.5.


Search for pair production of excited top quarks in the lepton + jets final state

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1406 (2014) 125, 2014.
Inspire Record 1265512 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66136

A search is performed for pair-produced spin-3/2 excited top quarks t ∗ t ¯ ∗ , each decaying to a top quark and a gluon. The search uses data collected with the CMS detector from pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of s = 8 TeV, selecting events that have a single isolated muon or electron, an imbalance in transverse momentum, and at least six jets, of which one must be compatible with originating from the fragmentation of a b quark. The data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb(−1), show no significant excess over standard model predictions, and provide a lower limit of 803 GeV at 95% confidence on the mass of the spin-3/2 t(*) quark in an extension of the Randall-Sundrum model, assuming a 100% branching fraction of its decay into a top quark and a gluon. This is the first search for a spin-3/2 excited top quark performed at the LHC.

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Kinematic distributions of single l + > 5-jet events in data (points), compared to MC simulation normalized to the number of events observed in data. Shown are pT spectra for muons (a) and electrons (b), and jet spectra for the channels $\mu$+jets (c) and e+jets (d). The reconstructed mtg distribution is shown for the $\mu$+jets channel in (e) and for e+jets in (f).

Kinematic distributions of single l + > 5-jet events in data (points), compared to MC simulation normalized to the number of events observed in data. Shown are pT spectra for muons (a) and electrons (b), and jet spectra for the channels $\mu$+jets (c) and e+jets (d). The reconstructed mtg distribution is shown for the $\mu$+jets channel in (e) and for e+jets in (f).

Kinematic distributions of single l + > 5-jet events in data (points), compared to MC simulation normalized to the number of events observed in data. Shown are pT spectra for muons (a) and electrons (b), and jet spectra for the channels $\mu$+jets (c) and e+jets (d). The reconstructed mtg distribution is shown for the $\mu$+jets channel in (e) and for e+jets in (f).

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Measurement of the differential and double-differential Drell-Yan cross sections in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s} =$ 7 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
JHEP 1312 (2013) 030, 2013.
Inspire Record 1262319 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.62207

Measurements of the differential and double-differential Drell-Yan cross sections are presented using an integrated luminosity of 4.5(4.8) inverse femtobarns in the dimuon (dielectron) channel of proton-proton collision data recorded with the CMS detector at the LHC at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 TeV. The measured inclusive cross section in the Z-peak region (60-120 GeV) is $\sigma(\ell \ell)$ = 986.4 +/- 0.6 (stat.) +/- 5.9 (exp. syst.) +/- 21.7 (th. syst.) +/- 21.7 (lum.) pb for the combination of the dimuon and dielectron channels. Differential cross sections $d\sigma/dm$ for the dimuon, dielectron, and combined channels are measured in the mass range 15 to 1500 GeV and corrected to the full phase space. Results are also presented for the measurement of the double-differential cross section $d^2\sigma/dm d |y|$ in the dimuon channel over the mass range 20 to 1500 GeV and absolute dimuon rapidity from 0 to 2.4. These measurements are compared to the predictions of perturbative QCD calculations at next-to-leading and next-to-next-to-leading orders using various sets of parton distribution functions.

10 data tables

Normalization factors for the cross section measurements from the Z-peak region (60 < M < 120 GeV) with associated uncertainties. The measurements are given in the muon, electron and combined channels. The three systematic uncertainties correspond to experimental, theoretical and luminosity.

The DY cross section measurements for the muon channel normalized to the Z-peak region, pre- and post-FSR, as measured in the full acceptance and for the CMS detector acceptance. The uncertainty indicates the experimental (statistical and systematic) uncertainties summed in quadrature with the theoretical uncertainty resulting from the model-dependent kinematic distributions inside each bin.

The DY cross section measurements for the electron channel normalized to the Z-peak region, pre- and post-FSR, as measured in the full acceptance and for the CMS detector acceptance. The uncertainty indicates the experimental (statistical and systematic) uncertainties summed in quadrature with the theoretical uncertainty resulting from the model-dependent kinematic distributions inside each bin.

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Jet and underlying event properties as a function of charged-particle multiplicity in proton–proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 TeV

The CMS collaboration Chatrchyan, Serguei ; Khachatryan, Vardan ; Sirunyan, Albert M ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C73 (2013) 2674, 2013.
Inspire Record 1261026 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68128

Characteristics of multi-particle production in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$=7 TeV are studied as a function of the charged-particle multiplicity, $N_{ch}$. The produced particles are separated into two classes: those belonging to jets and those belonging to the underlying event. Charged particles are measured with pseudorapidity |η|<2.4 and transverse momentum $p_T$ > 0.25 GeV/c. Jets are reconstructed from charged-particles only and required to have $p_T$ > 5 GeV/c. The distributions of jet $p_T$, average $p_T$ of charged particles belonging to the underlying event or to jets, jet rates, and jet shapes are presented as functions of $N_{ch}$ and compared to the predictions of the PYTHIA and HERWIG event generators. Predictions without multi-parton interactions fail completely to describe the $N_{ch}$-dependence observed in the data. For increasing $N_{ch}$, PYTHIA systematically predicts higher jet rates and harder $p_T$ spectra than seen in the data, whereas HERWIG shows the opposite trends. At the highest multiplicity, the data–model agreement is worse for most observables, indicating the need for further tuning and/or new model ingredients.

17 data tables

Mean $p_T$, all charged particles.

Mean $p_T$, UE charged particles.

Mean $p_T$, in-jet charged particles.

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