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Review of top charge asymmetries for LHC run II

S. Westhoff

in 9th International Workshop on the CKM Unitarity Triangle

Contribution: pdf


This is a brief review of charge asymmetries in top-antitop quark production at the LHC. Proposed asymmetry observables in processes of associated top-pair production $t\bar t$ + jet, $t\bar t + W$, and $t\bar t + \gamma$, are analyzed and compared. While the focus is on standard-model predictions, we also comment on the sensitivity to possible new physics and observation prospects during the second runtime of the LHC.