4-11 July 2012
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Australia/Melbourne timezone
ICHEP2012 - 36th International Conference for High Energy Physics

Single top production in CMS

5 Jul 2012, 11:30
Room 216 (Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre)

Room 216

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Australia
Parallel Sessions Track 4 - Top Quark Physics TR4 - Top Quark Physics


Dr Gabriele Benelli (University of Kansas (US))


We present measurements of single top quark production, performed using CMS data collected in 2010-2011 at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The cross section for the electroweak production of single top quarks is measured in the t-channel using various methods. The combined result is used to place a constraint on the CKM matrix element Vtb. The data sample analyzed allows to study also differential distributions. For the first time, single top production is measured in the tW channel.

Primary author

Dr Gabriele Benelli (University of Kansas (US))

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