ATLAS measurements of the properties of jets for boosted particle searches
Author(s)Taylor, Frank E.
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Measurements are presented of the properties of high transverse momentum jets, produced in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of √s=7 TeV. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 35 pb[superscript -1] and were collected with the ATLAS detector in 2010. Jet mass, width, eccentricity, planar flow and angularity are measured for jets reconstructed using the anti-kt algorithm with distance parameters R=0.6 and 1.0, with transverse momentum p[subscript T]>300 GeV and pseudorapidity |η|<2. The measurements are compared to the expectations of Monte Carlo generators that match leading-logarithmic parton showers to leading-order, or next-to-leading-order, matrix elements. The generators describe the general features of the jets, although discrepancies are observed in some distributions.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics
Physical Review D
American Physical Society
Aad, G. et al. “ATLAS Measurements of the Properties of Jets for Boosted Particle Searches.” Physical Review D 86.7 (2012). © 2012 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration
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