ATLAS measurements of the properties of jets for boosted particle searches

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Abstract

Measurements are presented of the properties of high transverse momentum jets, produced in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of root s = 7 TeV. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 35 pb(-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-k(t) algorithm with distance parameters R 0: 6 and 1.0, with transverse momentum p(T) > 300 GeV and pseudorapidity vertical bar eta vertical bar < 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.
Original languageEnglish
Article number072006
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume86
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2012

Keywords

  • PARTON DISTRIBUTIONS
  • FRAGMENTATION
  • NUCLEON
  • MODEL

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