Measurement of fiducial and differential W+W− production cross-sections at s√=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector




Aaboud, M.
Aad, G.
Abbott, B.
Abbott, D.C.
Abdinov, O.
Abed Abud, A.
Abhayasinghe, D.K.
Abidi, S.H.
AbouZeid, O.S.
Abraham, N.L.

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The European Physical Journal C


A measurement of fiducial and differential cross-sections for W+W− production in proton–proton collisions at s√=13 TeV with the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb−1 is presented. Events with one electron and one muon are selected, corresponding to the decay of the diboson system as WW→e±νμ∓ν. To suppress top-quark background, events containing jets with a transverse momentum exceeding 35 GeV are not included in the measurement phase space. The fiducial cross-section, six differential distributions and the cross-section as a function of the jet-veto transverse momentum threshold are measured and compared with several theoretical predictions. Constraints on anomalous electroweak gauge boson self-interactions are also presented in the framework of a dimension-six effective field theory.




Aaboud, M., Aad, G., Abbott, B., Abbott, D. C., Abdinov, O., Abed Abud, A., … Zwalinski, L. (2019). Measurement of fiducial and differential W+W− production cross-sections at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector. The European Physical Journal C, 79(10).