Prompt and nonprompt J/$\psi$ production and nuclear modification in $p$Pb collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\text{NN}}}= 8.16$ TeV

The LHCb collaboration Aaij, R. ; Adeva, B. ; Adinolfi, M. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B774 (2017) 159-178, 2017.
Inspire Record 1606329 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.79799

The production of J/$\psi$ mesons is studied in proton-lead collisions at the centre-of-mass energy per nucleon pair $\sqrt{s_{\text{NN}}}=8.16$ TeV with the LHCb detector at the LHC. The double differential cross-sections of prompt and nonprompt J/$\psi$ production are measured as functions of the J/$\psi$ transverse momentum and rapidity in the nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass frame. Forward-to-backward ratios and nuclear modification factors are determined. The results are compared with theoretical calculations based on collinear factorisation using nuclear parton distribution functions, on the colour glass condensate or on coherent energy loss models.

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The total integrated cross sections for prompt $J/\psi$ production, assuming no polarisation, and $J/\psi$ production from $b$-hadron decays in the rapidity range $1.5 < y^* < 4.0$ in the nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass frame measured in the proton-lead beam configuration and transverse momentum 0-14 GeV/c. The first quoted uncertainty indicates the bin-by-bin correlated systematic uncertainty and the second is the bin-by-bin uncorrelated systematic uncertainty.

The total integrated cross sections for prompt $J/\psi$ production, assuming no polarisation, and $J/\psi$ production from $b$-hadron decays in the rapidity range $-5.0 < y^* < -2.5$ in the nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass frame measured in the lead-proton beam configuration and transverse momentum 0-14 GeV/c. The first quoted uncertainty indicates the bin-by-bin correlated systematic uncertainty and the second is the bin-by-bin uncorrelated systematic uncertainty

The double-differential cross sections for prompt $J/\psi$ production, assuming no polarisation, as a function of transverse momentum for the rapidity range $1.5 < y^* < 4.0$ in the nucleon-nucleon centre-of-mass frame. The first quoted uncertainty indicates the bin-by-bin correlated systematic uncertainty and the second is the bin-by-bin uncorrelated systematic uncertainty.

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Test of lepton universality with $B^{0} \rightarrow K^{*0}\ell^{+}\ell^{-}$ decays

The LHCb collaboration Aaij, R. ; Adeva, B. ; Adinolfi, M. ; et al.
JHEP 1708 (2017) 055, 2017.
Inspire Record 1599846 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77815

A test of lepton universality, performed by measuring the ratio of the branching fractions of the B$^{0}$ → K$^{*0}$ μ$^{+}$ μ$^{−}$ and B$^{0}$ → K$^{*0}$ e$^{+}$ e$^{−}$ decays, $ {R}_{K^{*0}} $ , is presented. The K$^{*0}$ meson is reconstructed in the final state K$^{+}$ π$^{−}$, which is required to have an invariant mass within 100 MeV/c$^{2}$ of the known K$^{*}$(892)$^{0}$ mass. The analysis is performed using proton-proton collision data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of about 3 fb$^{−1}$, collected by the LHCb experiment at centre-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV. The ratio is measured in two regions of the dilepton invariant mass squared, q$^{2}$, to be $ {R}_{K^{*0}}=\left\{\begin{array}{l}{0.66_{-}^{+}}_{0.07}^{0.11}\left(\mathrm{stat}\right)\pm 0.03\left(\mathrm{syst}\right)\kern1em \mathrm{f}\mathrm{o}\mathrm{r}\kern1em 0.045<{q}^2<1.1\kern0.5em {\mathrm{GeV}}^2/{c}^4,\hfill \\ {}{0.69_{-}^{+}}_{0.07}^{0.11}\left(\mathrm{stat}\right)\pm 0.05\left(\mathrm{syst}\right)\kern1em \mathrm{f}\mathrm{o}\mathrm{r}\kern1em 1.1<{q}^2<6.0\kern0.5em {\mathrm{GeV}}^2/{c}^4.\hfill \end{array}\right. $

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Distributions of the $R(K^{*0})$ delta log-likelihood, $-(\ln L - \ln L_{best})$, for the three trigger categories combined in the low-q2 bin ($0.045 < q^2 < 1.1$ GeV$^{2}/c^4$).

Distributions of the $R(K^{*0})$ delta log-likelihood, $-(\ln L - \ln L_{best})$, for the three trigger categories combined in the central-q2 bin ($1.1 < q^2 < 6.0$ GeV$^{2}/c^4$).


Photoproduction of the $f_1(1285)$ Meson

The CLAS collaboration Dickson, R. ; Schumacher, R.A. ; Adhikari, K.P. ; et al.
Phys.Rev. C93 (2016) 065202, 2016.
Inspire Record 1452551 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.72793
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Differential cross section for $\gamma p \to f_1(1285) p \to \eta \pi^+ \pi^- p$ in nanobarns/steradian. The point-to-point uncertainties are given in separate statistical and systematic contributions.


Measurement of $K^{+}$ production in charged-current $\nu_{\mu}$ interactions

The MINERvA collaboration Marshall, C.M. ; Aliaga, L. ; Altinok, O. ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D94 (2016) 012002, 2016.
Inspire Record 1446753 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.78539

Production of K+ mesons in charged-current νμ interactions on plastic scintillator (CH) is measured using MINERvA exposed to the low-energy NuMI beam at Fermilab. Timing information is used to isolate a sample of 885 charged-current events containing a stopping K+ which decays at rest. The differential cross section in K+ kinetic energy, dσ/dTK, is observed to be relatively flat between 0 and 500 MeV. Its shape is in good agreement with the prediction by the genie neutrino event generator when final-state interactions are included, however the data rate is lower than the prediction by 15%.

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The predicted $\nu_\mu$ flux per POT for the data included in this analysis.

The differential cross section with respect to $K^+$ kinetic energy $T_{K}$ is given in units of $10^{-39}$ cm$^{2}$ per nucleon per GeV, as well as the total statistical and systematic uncertainties.

The covariance for the flux uncertainty.

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Limits on Dark Matter Annihilation in the Sun using the ANTARES Neutrino Telescope

The ANTARES collaboration Adrian-Martinez, S. ; Albert, A. ; Andre, M. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B759 (2016) 69-74, 2016.
Inspire Record 1426493 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77062

A search for muon neutrinos originating from dark matter annihilations in the Sun is performed using the data recorded by the ANTARES neutrino telescope from 2007 to 2012. In order to obtain the best possible sensitivities to dark matter signals, an optimisation of the event selection criteria is performed taking into account the background of atmospheric muons, atmospheric neutrinos and the energy spectra of the expected neutrino signals. No significant excess over the background is observed and 90% C.L. upper limits on the neutrino flux, the spin-dependent and spin-independent WIMP-nucleon cross-sections are derived for WIMP masses ranging from 50 GeV to 5 TeV for the annihilation channels WIMP+WIMP→bb¯,W+W− and τ+τ− .

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Upper limit on neutrino flux coming from the Sun for different annihiliation channels and WIMP masses. Limits for the $W^+W^-$ channel cannot be produced for WIMP masses below the mass of the $W$ boson.

Upper limit on spin-dependent cross-section for different annihiliation channels and WIMP masses. Limits for the $W^+W^-$ channel cannot be produced for WIMP masses below the mass of the $W$ boson.

Upper limit on spin-independent cross-section for different annihiliation channels and WIMP masses. Limits for the $W^+W^-$ channel cannot be produced for WIMP masses below the mass of the $W$ boson.


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 parity-violating spin asymmetries in W$^{\pm}$ production at midrapidity in longitudinally polarized $p$$+$$p$ collisions

The PHENIX collaboration Adare, A. ; Aidala, C. ; Ajitanand, N.N. ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D93 (2016) 051103, 2016.
Inspire Record 1365091 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.73691

We present midrapidity measurements from the PHENIX experiment of large parity-violating single-spin asymmetries of high transverse momentum electrons and positrons from W±/Z decays, produced in longitudinally polarized p+p collisions at center of mass energies of s=500 and 510 GeV. These asymmetries allow direct access to the antiquark polarized parton distribution functions due to the parity-violating nature of the W-boson coupling to quarks and antiquarks. The results presented are based on data collected in 2011, 2012, and 2013 with an integrated luminosity of 240  pb-1, which exceeds previous PHENIX published results by a factor of more than 27. These high Q2 data probe the parton structure of the proton at W mass scale and provide an important addition to our understanding of the antiquark parton helicity distribution functions at an intermediate Bjorken x value of roughly MW/s=0.16.

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Longitudinal single-spin asymmetries, $A_L$, for the 2011 and 2012 data sets (combined) spanning the entire $\eta$ range of PHENIX ($\left|\eta\right|<0.35$), for the 2013 data set separated into two $\eta$ bins, and for the combined 2011-2013 data sets.


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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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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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.


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).

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Expected and observed numbers of isolated same-sign lepton pairs in the $e^{\pm}e^{\pm}, e^{\pm}\mu^{\pm}$ and $\mu^{\pm}\mu^{\pm}$ channel for various cuts on the dilepton invariant mass, m($\ell^{\pm}\ell^{\pm}$). The uncertainties shown are the systematic uncertainties.

Expected and observed numbers of positively or negatively charged lepton pairs for various cuts on the dilepton invariant mass, $m(\ell \ell)$. The uncertainties shown are the systematic uncertainties.

Upper limit at 95% CL on the fiducial cross section for $\ell^{\pm} \ell^{\pm}$ pairs from non-SM signals. The expected limits and their $1 \sigma$ uncertainties are given together with the observed limits derived from the data. Limits are given separately for the $e^{\pm}e^{\pm}, e^{\pm}\mu^{\pm}$ and $\mu^{\pm}\mu^{\pm}$ channel inclusively and separated by charge.

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Searches for heavy long-lived charged particles with the ATLAS detector in proton-proton collisions at $ \sqrt{s}=8 $ TeV

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1501 (2015) 068, 2015.
Inspire Record 1329957 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66462
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Observed data, background estimate and expected signal in the slepton search for the lower of the two masses ($m$) in the two-candidate signal region (GMSB: $\tilde{\tau}_1$ masses of 344.5 and 437 GeV).

Observed data, background estimate and expected signal in the slepton search for the lower of the two masses ($m$) in the two-candidate signal region (GMSB: $\tilde{\tau}_1$ masses of 344.5 and 437 GeV).

Observed data, background estimate and expected signal in the slepton search for the one-candidate signal region (LeptoSUSY: $m_{\tilde q}$ = 2.0, 1.2 and 0.9 TeV with $m_{\tilde g}$ = 1.2 TeV).

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Search for new phenomena in events with three or more charged leptons in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=8$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1508 (2015) 138, 2015.
Inspire Record 1327229 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66248
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Expected and observed event yields for the most inclusive signal regions.

Expected and observed limits on $\sigma_{95}^{\mathrm{vis}}$ for inclusive signal regions, along with confidence intervals of one and two standard deviations on the expected limits.

The fiducial efficiency for electrons, muons, and taus in different $p_{\mathrm{T}}$ ranges ($\epsilon_{\mathrm{fid}}(p_{\mathrm{T}})$). For electrons and muons from tau decays, the $p_{\mathrm{T}}$ is that of the electron or muon, not the tau. The uncertainties shown reflect the statistical uncertainties of the simulated samples only. UPDATE (18 MAY 2015): Updated fiducial lepton efficiencies.

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Measurements of the Nuclear Modification Factor for Jets in Pb+Pb Collisions at $\sqrt{s_{\mathrm{NN}}}=2.76$ TeV with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 072302, 2015.
Inspire Record 1326911 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66021

<p>Measurements of inclusive jet production are performed in <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>p</mml:mi><mml:mi>p</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> and <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>Pb</mml:mi><mml:mo>+</mml:mo><mml:mi>Pb</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> collisions at <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msqrt><mml:msub><mml:mi>s</mml:mi><mml:mi>NN</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:msqrt><mml:mo>=</mml:mo><mml:mn>2.76</mml:mn><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mi>TeV</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> with the ATLAS detector at the LHC, corresponding to integrated luminosities of 4.0 and <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mrow><mml:mn>0.14</mml:mn><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:msup><mml:mrow><mml:mi>nb</mml:mi></mml:mrow><mml:mrow><mml:mo>-</mml:mo><mml:mn>1</mml:mn></mml:mrow></mml:msup></mml:mrow></mml:math></inline-formula>, respectively. The jets are identified with the anti-<inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msub><mml:mi>k</mml:mi><mml:mi>t</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math></inline-formula> algorithm with <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>R</mml:mi><mml:mo>=</mml:mo><mml:mn>0.4</mml:mn></mml:math></inline-formula>, and the spectra are measured over the kinematic range of jet transverse momentum <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mn>32</mml:mn><mml:mo>&lt;</mml:mo><mml:msub><mml:mi>p</mml:mi><mml:mi mathvariant="normal">T</mml:mi></mml:msub><mml:mo>&lt;</mml:mo><mml:mn>500</mml:mn><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mi>GeV</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> and absolute rapidity <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mo stretchy="false">|</mml:mo><mml:mi>y</mml:mi><mml:mo stretchy="false">|</mml:mo><mml:mo>&lt;</mml:mo><mml:mn>2.1</mml:mn></mml:math></inline-formula> and as a function of collision centrality. The nuclear modification factor <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msub><mml:mi>R</mml:mi><mml:mi>AA</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math></inline-formula> is evaluated, and jets are found to be suppressed by approximately a factor of 2 in central collisions compared to <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mi>p</mml:mi><mml:mi>p</mml:mi></mml:math></inline-formula> collisions. The <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:msub><mml:mi>R</mml:mi><mml:mi>AA</mml:mi></mml:msub></mml:math></inline-formula> shows a slight increase with <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mrow><mml:msub><mml:mrow><mml:mi>p</mml:mi></mml:mrow><mml:mrow><mml:mi mathvariant="italic">T</mml:mi></mml:mrow></mml:msub></mml:mrow></mml:math></inline-formula> and no significant variation with rapidity.</p>

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The $\langle T_{\mathrm{AA}} \rangle $ and $\langle N_{\mathrm{part}} \rangle$ values and their uncertainties in each centrality bin.

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Measurement of three-jet production cross-sections in $pp$ collisions at 7 TeV centre-of-mass energy using the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 228, 2015.
Inspire Record 1326641 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.71311

Double-differential three-jet production cross-sections are measured in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s} = 7\mathrm \,TeV{}$ using the ATLAS detector at the large hadron collider. The measurements are presented as a function of the three-jet mass $(m_{jjj})$ , in bins of the sum of the absolute rapidity separations between the three leading jets $(\left| Y^{*}\right| )$ . Invariant masses extending up to 5  TeV are reached for $8< \left| Y^{*}\right| < 10$ . These measurements use a sample of data recorded using the ATLAS detector in 2011, which corresponds to an integrated luminosity of $4.51~\text{ fb }^{-1}$ . Jets are identified using the anti- $k_{t}$ algorithm with two different jet radius parameters, $R=0.4$ and $R=0.6$ . The dominant uncertainty in these measurements comes from the jet energy scale. Next-to-leading-order QCD calculations corrected to account for non-perturbative effects are compared to the measurements. Good agreement is found between the data and the theoretical predictions based on most of the available sets of parton distribution functions, over the full kinematic range, covering almost seven orders of magnitude in the measured cross-section values.

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Measured three-jet double-differential cross sections as a function of M(3JET) in |Y*|<2 for anti-kt R=0.4 jets. The three columns correspond to nominal, stronger or weaker correlations between jet energy scale uncertainty components.

Measured three-jet double-differential cross sections as a function of M(3JET) in 2<=|Y*|<4 for anti-kt R=0.4 jets. The three columns correspond to nominal, stronger or weaker correlations between jet energy scale uncertainty components.

Measured three-jet double-differential cross sections as a function of M(3JET) in 4<=|Y*|<6 for anti-kt R=0.4 jets. The three columns correspond to nominal, stronger or weaker correlations between jet energy scale uncertainty components.

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Search for new phenomena in events with a photon and 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.
Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 012008, 2015.
Inspire Record 1326409 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66788

<p>Results of a search for new phenomena in events with an energetic photon and large missing transverse momentum with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC are reported. Data were collected in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV and correspond to an integrated luminosity of <inline-formula><mml:math display="inline"><mml:mrow><mml:mn>20.3</mml:mn><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:mtext> </mml:mtext><mml:msup><mml:mrow><mml:mi>fb</mml:mi></mml:mrow><mml:mrow><mml:mo>-</mml:mo><mml:mn>1</mml:mn></mml:mrow></mml:msup></mml:mrow></mml:math></inline-formula>. The observed data are well described by the expected Standard Model backgrounds. The expected (observed) upper limit on the fiducial cross section for the production of events with a photon and large missing transverse momentum is 6.1 (5.3) fb at 95% confidence level. Exclusion limits are presented on models of new phenomena with large extra spatial dimensions, supersymmetric quarks, and direct pair production of dark-matter candidates.</p>

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Distribution of ETmiss in the data and for the expected background in the single-muon control region. The total background expectation has been normalized to the observed number of events in this control region. Overflow is included in the final bin.

Distribution of ETmiss in the data and for the expected background in the two-muon control region. The total background expectation is normalized to the observed number of events in this control region. Overflows are included in the final bin.

Distribution of ETmiss in the data and for the expected background in the two-electron control region. The total background expectation is normalized to the observed number of events in this control region. Overflows are included in the final bin.

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Measurement of the inclusive jet cross-section in proton-proton collisions at $ \sqrt{s}=7 $ TeV using 4.5 fb$^{−1}$ of data with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1502 (2015) 153, 2015.
Inspire Record 1325553 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.69343

The inclusive jet cross-section is measured in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV using a data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.5 fb$^{−1}$ collected with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in 2011. Jets are identified using the anti-k$_{t}$ algorithm with radius parameter values of 0.4 and 0.6. The double-differential cross-sections are presented as a function of the jet transverse momentum and the jet rapidity, covering jet transverse momenta from 100 GeV to 2 TeV. Next-to-leading-order QCD calculations corrected for non-perturbative effects and electroweak effects, as well as Monte Carlo simulations with next-to-leading-order matrix elements interfaced to parton showering, are compared to the measured cross-sections. A quantitative comparison of the measured cross-sections to the QCD calculations using several sets of parton distribution functions is performed.

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Measured double-differential inclusive-jet cross section for the range 0.0 <= |y| < 0.5 and for anti-kT jets with radius parameter R = 0.4. It is based on the data sample of proton-proton collisions at 7 TeV of centre-of-mass energy collected in 2011 by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. The data sample corresponds to the integrated luminosity of 4.5 fb^-1. The statistical uncertainties arising from data and MC simulation have been combined. All the components of the systematic uncertainty are shown. They are: all the components of the jet energy scale uncertainty (jesX), the uncertainty of the jet energy resolution (jer), the uncertainty of the jet angular resolution (jar), the uncertainty of data unfolding (unfold), the uncertainty of the jet quality selection (qual), the luminosity uncertainty (lumi). All the components are assumed to be independent of each other. Each component is assumed to be fully correlated in pT and eta. Concerning the shape of the different components, Gaussian distribution assumption works for most of them. The three columns correspond to three different sets of the systematic uncertainty built with nominal, stronger or weaker assumptions on correlations between the jet energy scale uncertainty components. For more information on the systematic uncertainties, see the reference paper.

Measured double-differential inclusive-jet cross section for the range 0.5 <= |y| < 1.0 and for anti-kT jets with radius parameter R = 0.4. It is based on the data sample of proton-proton collisions at 7 TeV of centre-of-mass energy collected in 2011 by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. The data sample corresponds to the integrated luminosity of 4.5 fb^-1. The statistical uncertainties arising from data and MC simulation have been combined. All the components of the systematic uncertainty are shown. They are: all the components of the jet energy scale uncertainty (jesX), the uncertainty of the jet energy resolution (jer), the uncertainty of the jet angular resolution (jar), the uncertainty of data unfolding (unfold), the uncertainty of the jet quality selection (qual), the luminosity uncertainty (lumi). All the components are assumed to be independent of each other. Each component is assumed to be fully correlated in pT and eta. Concerning the shape of the different components, Gaussian distribution assumption works for most of them. The three columns correspond to three different sets of the systematic uncertainty built with nominal, stronger or weaker assumptions on correlations between the jet energy scale uncertainty components. For more information on the systematic uncertainties, see the reference paper.

Measured double-differential inclusive-jet cross section for the range 1.0 <= |y| < 1.5 and for anti-kT jets with radius parameter R = 0.4. It is based on the data sample of proton-proton collisions at 7 TeV of centre-of-mass energy collected in 2011 by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. The data sample corresponds to the integrated luminosity of 4.5 fb^-1. The statistical uncertainties arising from data and MC simulation have been combined. All the components of the systematic uncertainty are shown. They are: all the components of the jet energy scale uncertainty (jesX), the uncertainty of the jet energy resolution (jer), the uncertainty of the jet angular resolution (jar), the uncertainty of data unfolding (unfold), the uncertainty of the jet quality selection (qual), the luminosity uncertainty (lumi). All the components are assumed to be independent of each other. Each component is assumed to be fully correlated in pT and eta. Concerning the shape of the different components, Gaussian distribution assumption works for most of them. The three columns correspond to three different sets of the systematic uncertainty built with nominal, stronger or weaker assumptions on correlations between the jet energy scale uncertainty components. For more information on the systematic uncertainties, see the reference paper.

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Measurement of the $WW+WZ$ cross section and limits on anomalous triple gauge couplings using final states with one lepton, missing transverse momentum, and two jets with the ATLAS detector at $\sqrt{\rm{s}} = 7$ TeV

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1501 (2015) 049, 2015.
Inspire Record 1324374 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66704

The production of a $W$ boson decaying to $e\nu$ or $\mu\nu$ in association with a $W$ or $Z$ boson decaying to two jets is studied using $4.6 \mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ of proton--proton collision data at $\sqrt{\rm{s}} = 7$ TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The combined $WW+WZ$ cross section is measured with a significance of 3.4$\sigma$ and is found to be $68 \pm 7 \ \mathrm{(stat.)} \pm 19 \ \mathrm{(syst.)} \ pb$, in agreement with the Standard Model expectation of $61.1 \pm 2.2 \ \mathrm{pb}$. The distribution of the transverse momentum of the dijet system is used to set limits on anomalous contributions to the triple gauge coupling vertices and on parameters of an effective-field-theory model.

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The total and fiducial cross sections for the production of W(LEPTON NU) W(JET JET) or W(LEPTON NU) Z(JET JET). The cross sections are the sum of the WW and WZ processes.


Search for dark matter in events with heavy quarks and missing transverse momentum in $pp$ collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 92, 2015.
Inspire Record 1322381 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.69927

This article reports on a search for dark matter pair production in association with bottom or top quarks in $20.3 \mathrm {~fb}^{-1}$ of $pp$ collisions collected at $\sqrt{s} = 8$  TeV by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Events with large missing transverse momentum are selected when produced in association with high-momentum jets of which one or more are identified as jets containing $b$ -quarks. Final states with top quarks are selected by requiring a high jet multiplicity and in some cases a single lepton. The data are found to be consistent with the Standard Model expectations and limits are set on the mass scale of effective field theories that describe scalar and tensor interactions between dark matter and Standard Model particles. Limits on the dark-matter–nucleon cross-section for spin-independent and spin-dependent interactions are also provided. These limits are particularly strong for low-mass dark matter. Using a simplified model, constraints are set on the mass of dark matter and of a coloured mediator suitable to explain a possible signal of annihilating dark matter.

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Model dependent cross section upper limits for the b-FDM model from combined results of SR1 and SR2.


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Measurements of the W production cross sections in association with jets with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 82, 2015.
Inspire Record 1319490 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66683

This paper presents cross sections for the production of a $W$ boson in association with jets, measured in proton–proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7\,\mathrm {TeV}$ with the ATLAS experiment at the large hadron collider. With an integrated luminosity of $4.6\,\mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ , this data set allows for an exploration of a large kinematic range, including jet production up to a transverse momentum of $1 \,\mathrm {TeV}$ and multiplicities up to seven associated jets. The production cross sections for $W$ bosons are measured in both the electron and muon decay channels. Differential cross sections for many observables are also presented including measurements of the jet observables such as the rapidities and the transverse momenta as well as measurements of event observables such as the scalar sums of the transverse momenta of the jets. The measurements are compared to numerous QCD predictions including next-to-leading-order perturbative calculations, resummation calculations and Monte Carlo generators.

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Distribution of inclusive jet multiplicity.

Breakdown of systematic uncertainties in percent in inclusive jet multiplicity in the electron channel.Uncertainties have been symmetrised and the sign denotes the sign of the original up-variation.

Breakdown of systematic uncertainties in percent in inclusive jet multiplicity in the muon channel.Uncertainties have been symmetrised and the sign denotes the sign of the original up-variation.

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Search for resonant diboson production in the $\mathrm {\ell \ell }q\bar{q}$ final state 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) 69, 2015.
Inspire Record 1318483 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66539
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1D histogram with combined statistical and systematic errors representing the event yields as a function of the reconstructed M(lljj) for the LR (low-pt resolved signal region) and HR (high-pt resolved signal region) and M(llJ) for the MR (merged signal region). system. The value of mass on the x axis is given for the lower edge of the bin.

The theoretical cross section, the expected upper limit, and observed upper limit for the Kaluza Klein graviton signal mass points studied.

The theoretical cross section, the expected upper limit, and observed upper limit for the SSM W-prime signal mass point studied.


Search for nonpointing and delayed photons in the diphoton and missing transverse momentum final state in 8 TeV $pp$ collisions at the LHC using the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D90 (2014) 112005, 2014.
Inspire Record 1318336 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65441
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Observed CLs contour in the GMSB (LAMBDA, TAU(NEUTRALINO) ) signal space.

Observed CLs contour with minus 1-sigma in the GMSB (LAMBDA, TAU(NEUTRALINO) ) signal space.

Observed CLs contour with plus 1-sigma in the GMSB (LAMBDA, TAU(NEUTRALINO) ) signal space.

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Measurement of distributions sensitive to the underlying event in inclusive Z-boson production in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 3195, 2014.
Inspire Record 1315949 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.70547

A measurement of charged-particle distributions sensitive to the properties of the underlying event is presented for an inclusive sample of events containing a $Z$ -boson, decaying to an electron or muon pair. The measurement is based on data collected using the ATLAS detector at the LHC in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $7$ TeV with an integrated luminosity of $4.6$  fb$^{-1}$ . Distributions of the charged particle multiplicity and of the charged particle transverse momentum are measured in regions of azimuthal angle defined with respect to the $Z$ -boson direction. The measured distributions are compared to similar distributions measured in jet events, and to the predictions of various Monte Carlo generators implementing different underlying event models.

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Towards scalar pT sum density vs Z-boson pT, Born leptons : Statistical and systematic errors are added in quadrature.

Transverse scalar pT sum density vs Z-boson pT, Born leptons : Statistical and systematic errors are added in quadrature.

Away scalar pT sum density vs Z-boson pT, Born leptons : Statistical and systematic errors are added in quadrature.