3-10 August 2016
Chicago IL USA
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Search for Standard Model Production of Four Top Quarks

Aug 6, 2016, 6:00 PM
Riverwalk A/B

Riverwalk A/B

Poster Top Quark and Electroweak Physics Poster Session


Jesse Alan Heilman (University of California Riverside (US))


A search is presented for standard model (SM) production of four top quarks in pp collisions at the LHC. Using Run-2 data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.6$fb^{-1}$, a combination of kinematic reconstruction and multivariate techniques is used to distinguish between the small signal ($\sigma^{SM}_{t \bar{t} t \bar{t}} \sim 9 fb$) and backgrounds in the dilepton + jets channel. A combination with the lepton + jets channel is also presented.

Primary author

Arnd Meyer (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Tech. Hoch. (DE))

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