PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 282 - 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP2016) - Poster Session
Measurement of the top quark mass from leptonic observables in pp collisions
C. Suarez* on behalf of the CMS collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: February 06, 2017
Published on: April 19, 2017
Abstract
A novel technique for measuring the top quark mass using only leptonic observables is discussed. Top and anti-top quark decays with one electron and one muon and at least one jet in the final state are selected in proton-proton collision data collected by the CMS experiment at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7 fb$^{-1}$. Several variables are studied and the transverse momentum distribution of the charged lepton pair originated from the top quark decay is chosen to extract the top quark mass. The measurement is calibrated using simulated events.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.282.0742
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