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Identification of heavy quark antennae using groomed jet substructure

May 15, 2018, 12:30 PM
Sala Perla, 1st Floor (Palazzo del Casinò)

Sala Perla, 1st Floor

Palazzo del Casinò

Parallel Talk Jet modifications and high-pT hadrons Jet modifications and high-pT hadrons


Kurt Eduard Jung (University of Illinois at Chicago (US))


Nearly collinear pairs of partons are sensitive to potential novel coherence effects in the parton energy loss process, which can be observed through measurements of jet substructure. This analysis presents a new measurement of jets containing a gluon that splits into a heavy quark pair, i.e., a heavy-quark antenna. Such jets are identified by analyzing the groomed substructure of double b-tagged jets. The grooming procedure allows the identification of the hardest splitting process within the parton shower and is sensitive to the virtuality evolution of the parton. Results of the subjet transverse momentum balance and angular distance between the two subjets are shown in pp collisions at 5.02 TeV, which are the first jet substructure measurements of identified partons.

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