Single top production at the LHC

Apr 9, 2019, 11:55 AM
Rettorato - Sala Athenaeum

Rettorato - Sala Athenaeum

Via Verdi, 8 Turin
Parallel Session Talk WG5: Physics with Heavy Flavours WG5: Physics with Heavy Flavours


Achim Geiser (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))


Latest results on inclusive and differential single top quark production cross sections are presented using proton-proton collision data collected by the LHC. The single top quark analyses investigate separately the production of top quarks via t-channel exchange, in association with a W boson (tW) or via the s-channel. Final states with at least one charged lepton and one b-jet are explored to measure inclusive production cross sections. The sensitivity of some these measurements to PDFs and extraction of standard model parameters is also described.

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