A study of WZ production in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV is presented using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.6 fb^-1 collected with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in 2011. In total, 317 candidates, with a background expectation of 68+/-10 events, are observed in double-leptonic decay final states with electrons, muons and missing transverse momentum. The total cross-section is determined to be sigma_WZ(tot) = 19.0+1.4/-1.3(stat.)+/-0.9(syst.)+/-0.4(lumi.) pb, consistent with the Standard Model expectation of 17.6+1.1/-1.0 pb. Limits on anomalous triple gauge boson couplings are derived using the transverse momentum spectrum of Z bosons in the selected events. The cross section is also presented as a function of Z boson transverse momentum and diboson invariant mass.
The measured fiducial cross section.
The measured total cross section.
Normalised fiducial cross section in bins of the PT of the Z0.
Efficiency versus transverse kinetic energy, averaged over |eta|<1.37, for single monopoles of mass 200 GeV and 1500 GeV.
Upper limits on the monopole production cross sections at 95% confidence level assuming the kinematic distributions from Drell-Yan and in the fiducial region.
Measurements are presented of differential cross-sections for top quark pair production in pp collisions at relative to the total inclusive top quark pair production cross-section. A data sample of 2.05 fb(−1) recorded by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider is used. Relative differential cross-sections are derived as a function of the invariant mass, the transverse momentum and the rapidity of the top quark pair system. Events are selected in the lepton (electron or muon) + jets channel. The background-subtracted differential distributions are corrected for detector effects, normalized to the total inclusive top quark pair production cross-section and compared to theoretical predictions. The measurement uncertainties range typically between 10 % and 20 % and are generally dominated by systematic effects. No significant deviations from the Standard Model expectations are observed.
Relative differential cross-section (1/SIG)*D(SIG)/DM(ttbar) measured in the e+jets, mu+jets and the combined lepton+jets channel.
Relative differential cross-section (1/SIG)*D(SIG)/DPT(ttbar) measured in the e+jets, mu+jets and the combined lepton+jets channel.
Relative differential cross-section (1/SIG)*D(SIG)/DYRAP(ttbar) measured in the e+jets, mu+jets and the combined lepton+jets channel.
This letter reports the results of a search for top and bottom squarks from gluino pair production in 4.7 fb^-1 of pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV using the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The search is performed in events with large missing transverse momentum and at least three jets identified as originating from a b-quark. Exclusion limits are presented for a variety of gluino-mediated models with gluino masses up to 1 TeV excluded.
Figure 2-a. Observed limit +1sigma-th.
Figure 2-a. Observed limit.
Figure 2-a. Observed limit -1sigma-th.
The measurement of charged-particle event shape variables is presented in inclusive inelastic pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV using the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The observables studied are the transverse thrust, thrust minor and transverse sphericity, each defined using the final-state charged particles' momentum components perpendicular to the beam direction. Events with at least six charged particles are selected by a minimum-bias trigger. In addition to the differential distributions, the evolution of each event shape variable as a function of the leading charged particle transverse momentum, charged particle multiplicity and summed transverse momentum is presented. Predictions from several Monte Carlo models show significant deviations from data.
Normalized distributions of Tranverse Thrust for 4 ranges of leading particle PT.
Normalized distributions of Tranverse Thrust for 5 lower limit values of leading particle PT.
Normalized distributions of Tranverse Thrust Minor for 4 ranges of leading particle PT.