PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 282 - 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP2016) - Detector: R&D and Performance
Heavy-flavour jet identification at the CMS experiment for Run 2
M. Verzetti* on behalf of the CMS collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: February 06, 2017
Published on: April 19, 2017
Abstract
Identification of jets originating from b or c quarks is important for a wide variety of standard model physics (e.g. final states involving top quarks and Higgs bosons) as well as searches for physics beyond the standard model. Due to the increased center-of-mass energy during the LHC Run 2, final states with boosted b quark jets became increasingly important.

The CMS Collaboration improved on the existing b jet identification algorithms, and developed the first charm jet tagger. To address boosted topologies a boosted double-b tagger has been developed as well.
A review of these new developments is presented, together with their performance on proton-proton collision data recorded by the CMS detector at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV during 2015 and 2016.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.282.0288
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