Dijet production in $\sqrt{s}=$ 7 TeV $pp$ collisions with large rapidity gaps at the ATLAS experiment

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B754 (2016) 214-234, 2016.
Inspire Record 1402356 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.70762

A $6.8 \ {\rm nb^{-1}}$ sample of $pp$ collision data collected under low-luminosity conditions at $\sqrt{s} = 7$ TeV by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider is used to study diffractive dijet production. Events containing at least two jets with $p_\mathrm{T} > 20$ GeV are selected and analysed in terms of variables which discriminate between diffractive and non-diffractive processes. Cross sections are measured differentially in $\Delta\eta^F$, the size of the observable forward region of pseudorapidity which is devoid of hadronic activity, and in an estimator, $\tilde{\xi}$, of the fractional momentum loss of the proton assuming single diffractive dissociation ($pp \rightarrow pX$). Model comparisons indicate a dominant non-diffractive contribution up to moderately large $\Delta\eta^F$ and small $\tilde{\xi}$, with a diffractive contribution which is significant at the highest $\Delta\eta^F$ and the lowest $\tilde{\xi}$. The rapidity-gap survival probability is estimated from comparisons of the data in this latter region with predictions based on diffractive parton distribution functions.

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The cross section differential in the forward rapidity gap size, DELTA(C=RAPGAP), for events with at least two jets of pt > 20 GeV found by the anti-kt jet algorithm with R=0.6.

The cross section differential in the forward rapidity gap size, DELTA(C=RAPGAP), for events with at least two jets of pt > 20 GeV found by the anti-kt jet algorithm with R=0.4.

The cross section differential in the fraction of the proton four-momentum carried by the Pomeron, LOG10(C=XI), for events with at least two jets of pt > 20 GeV found by the anti-kt jet algorithm with R=0.6.

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Search for New Phenomena in Dijet Angular Distributions in Proton-Proton Collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 8$ TeV Measured with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 114 (2015) 221802, 2015.
Inspire Record 1357594 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.68404

A search for new phenomena in LHC proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of s=8  TeV was performed with the ATLAS detector using an integrated luminosity of 17.3  fb−1. The angular distributions are studied in events with at least two jets; the highest dijet mass observed is 5.5 TeV. All angular distributions are consistent with the predictions of the standard model. In a benchmark model of quark contact interactions, a compositeness scale below 8.1 TeV in a destructive interference scenario and 12.0 TeV in a constructive interference scenario is excluded at 95% C.L.; median expected limits are 8.9 TeV for the destructive interference scenario and 14.1 TeV for the constructive interference scenario.

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mjj region 600 - 800 GeV. The observed systematic is the experimental uncertainty, while the SM prediction systematic is the theoretical uncertainty.

mjj region 800 - 1200 GeV. The observed systematic is the experimental uncertainty, while the SM prediction systematic is the theoretical uncertainty.

mjj region 1200 - 1600 GeV. The observed systematic is the experimental uncertainty, while the SM prediction systematic is the theoretical uncertainty.

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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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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 new phenomena in the dijet mass distribution using $p-p$ collision data at $\sqrt{s}=8$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 052007, 2015.
Inspire Record 1305096 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.66572
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The reconstructed dijet mass distribution (observed) fitted with a smooth functional form (expected) of 4-parameter or 5-parameter.

Dijet mass resolution obtained from fully simulated PYTHIA QCD Monte Carlo PYTHIA 8.175 [43], with the AU2 tune obtained from ATLAS data [45].

Total cross sections, branching ratios in qg only and acceptances for qg, qgamma, qW, qZ decays (A) for the q* model.

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Search for light top squark pair production in final states with leptons and $b^-$ jets with the ATLAS detector in $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV proton-proton collisions

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B720 (2013) 13-31, 2013.
Inspire Record 1184952 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.61320

The results of a search for pair production of light top squarks are presented, using 4.7 fb^-1 of sqrt(s) = 7 TeV proton-proton collisions collected with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. This search targets top squarks with masses similar to, or lighter than, the top quark mass. Final states containing exclusively one or two leptons (e, mu), large missing transverse momentum, light-jets and b-jets are used to reconstruct the top squark pair system. Global mass scale variables are used to separate the signal from a large ttbar background. No excess over the Standard Model expectations is found. The results are interpreted in the framework of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model, assuming the top squark decays exclusively to a chargino and a b-quark. Light top squarks with masses between 123-167 GeV are excluded for neutralino masses around 55 GeV.

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Expected 95 PCT exclusion limit in the M(stop), M(neutralino) plane in gaugino universality scenario.

Observed 95 PCT exclusion limit in the M(stop), M(neutralino) plane in gaugino universality scenario.

Expected 95 PCT exclusion limit in the M(chargino), M(neutralino) plane in the scenario where M(stop) = 180 GEV.

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Search for scalar bottom quark pair production with the ATLAS detector in $pp$ Collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 108 (2012) 181802, 2012.
Inspire Record 1081778 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.58516

The results of a search for pair production of the scalar partners of bottom quarks in 2.05 fb^-1 of pp collisions at sqrt{s} = 7 TeV using the ATLAS experiment are reported. Scalar bottoms are searched for in events with large missing transverse momentum and two jets in the final state, where both jets are identified as originating from a b-quark. In an R-parity conserving minimal supersymmetric scenario, assuming that the scalar bottom decays exclusively into a bottom quark and a neutralino, 95% confidence-level upper limits are obtained in the tilde{b}_1 - tilde{chi}^0_1 mass plane such that for neutralino masses below 60 GeV scalar bottom masses up to 390 GeV are excluded.

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Observed 95% CL exclusion limit in the sbottom-neutralino mass plane.

Observed 95% CL exclusion limit in the sbottom-neutralino mass plane with the renormalization and factorization scales set to mu/2.

Observed 95% CL exclusion limit in the sbottom-neutralino mass plane with the renormalization and factorization scales set to 2*mu.

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Search for Massive Colored Scalars in Four-Jet Final States in $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV proton-proton collisions with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C71 (2011) 1828, 2011.
Inspire Record 939560 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.58020

A search for pair-produced scalar particles decaying to a four-jet final state is presented. The analysis is performed using an integrated luminosity of 34 pb^-1 recorded by the ATLAS detector in 2010. No deviation from the Standard Model is observed. For a scalar mass of 100 GeV (190 GeV) the limit on the scalar gluon pair production cross section at 95% confidence level is 1 nb (0.28 nb). When these results are interpreted as mass limits, scalar-gluons (hyperpions) with masses of 100 to 185 GeV (100 to 155 GeV) are excluded at 95% confidence level with the exception of a mass window of width about 5 GeV (15 GeV) around 140 GeV.

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The distributions of the momentum of the 4th jet.

The di-jet delta(R) distribution for the sgluon candidate with the highest PT jet after applying the PT cut of 55 GeV and pairing the four leading jets into 2 sgluon candidates.

The distribution in relative mass difference of the two sgluon candidates after application of the PT and di-jet delta(R) cuts.

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Search for New Physics in the Dijet Mass Distribution using 1 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ Collision Data at $\sqrt{s}=$7 TeV collected by the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B708 (2012) 37-54, 2012.
Inspire Record 925933 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.57981

Invariant mass distributions of jet pairs (dijets) produced in LHC proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy sqrt(s)=7 TeV have been studied using a data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.0 fb^-1 recorded in 2011 by ATLAS. Dijet masses up to ~4 TeV are observed in the data, and no evidence of resonance production over background is found. Limits are set at 95% CL for several new physics hypotheses: excited quarks are excluded for masses below 2.99 TeV, axigluons are excluded for masses below 3.32 TeV, and colour octet scalar resonances are excluded for masses below 1.92 TeV.

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The observed di-jet mass distribution together with the background QCD prediction.


Search for supersymmetry in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$TeV in final states with missing transverse momentum and $b$-jets

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B701 (2011) 398-416, 2011.
Inspire Record 893493 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.57742

Results are presented of a search for supersymmetric particles in events with large missing transverse momentum and at least one heavy flavour jet candidate in sqrt{s} = 7 TeV proton-proton collisions. In a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 35 pb-1 recorded by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, no significant excess is observed with respect to the prediction for Standard Model processes. For R-parity conserving models in which sbottoms (stops) are the only squarks to appear in the gluino decay cascade, gluino masses below 590 GeV (520 GeV) are excluded at the 95% C.L. The results are also interpreted in an MSUGRA/CMSSM supersymmetry breaking scenario with tan(beta)=40 and in an SO(10) model framework.

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Distribution of the effective mass for data and the SM expectation in the zero-lepton plus 3 jet channel.

Distribution of the missing ET for data and the SM expectation in the zero-lepton plus 3 jet channel.

Distribution of the effective mass for data and the SM expectation in the one-lepton plus 2 jet channel.

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Observation of a Centrality-Dependent Dijet Asymmetry in Lead-Lead Collisions at $\sqrt{s_{NN}}=2.77$ TeV with the ATLAS Detector at the LHC

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 105 (2010) 252303, 2010.
Inspire Record 878733 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.63790

Using the ATLAS detector, observations have been made of a centrality-dependent dijet asymmetry in the collisions of lead ions at the Large Hadron Collider. In a sample of lead-lead events with a per-nucleon center of mass energy of 2.76 TeV, selected with a minimum bias trigger, jets are reconstructed in fine-grained, longitudinally-segmented electromagnetic and hadronic calorimeters. The underlying event is measured and subtracted event-by-event, giving estimates of jet transverse energy above the ambient background. The transverse energies of dijets in opposite hemispheres is observed to become systematically more unbalanced with increasing event centrality leading to a large number of events which contain highly asymmetric dijets. This is the first observation of an enhancement of events with such large dijet asymmetries, not observed in proton-proton collisions, and which may point to an interpretation in terms of strong jet energy loss in a hot, dense medium.

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Asymmetry in the different centrality regions for 2.76 TeV/Nucleon PB-PB collisions.

Asymmetry in 7 TeV P-P collisions.

DeltaPhi distribution in the different centrality regions for 2.76 TeV/Nucleon PB-PB collisions.

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Search for quark contact interactions in dijet angular distributions in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV measured with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, G. ; Abbott, B. ; Abdallah, J. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B694 (2011) 327-345, 2011.
Inspire Record 871487 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.57022

Dijet angular distributions from the first LHC pp collisions at center-of-mass energy sqrt(s) = 7 TeV have been measured with the ATLAS detector. The dataset used for this analysis represents an integrated luminosity of 3.1 pb-1. Dijet $\chi$ distributions and centrality ratios have been measured up to dijet masses of 2.8 TeV, and found to be in good agreement with Standard Model predictions. Analysis of the $\chi$ distributions excludes quark contact interactions with a compositeness scale $\Lambda$ below 3.4 TeV, at 95% confidence level, significantly exceeding previous limits.

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CHI distribution for mass bin 340 to 520 GeV.

CHI distribution for mass bin 520 to 800 GeV.

CHI distribution for mass bin 800 to 1200 GeV.

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Search for New Particles in Two-Jet Final States in 7 TeV Proton-Proton Collisions with the ATLAS Detector at the LHC

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, G. ; Abbott, B. ; Abdallah, J. ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 105 (2010) 161801, 2010.
Inspire Record 865423 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.57036
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The dijet mass distribution (NUMBER OF EVENTS).

95 PCT CL upper limit of the cross section x acceptance.