Overview of kinematic variables in top production

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A selection of simple kinematic variables chosen to be sensitive to different aspects of {ital t{anti t}} production in W + {>=} 3 jets events are studied. Monte Carlo comparisons are made between different top generators (Herwig, Pythia, and Isajet) and a QCD background generator (VECBOS). Finally, Monte Carlo predictions with the {ital t{anti t}} fraction constrained by the SVX {ital b}-tagging rate and measured top mass are compared with 110 pb{sup -1} of CDF data. We conclude that the CDF data is consistent with standard predictions using the studied generators.

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Binkley, M. & Beretvas, A. September 1, 1996.

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A selection of simple kinematic variables chosen to be sensitive to different aspects of {ital t{anti t}} production in W + {>=} 3 jets events are studied. Monte Carlo comparisons are made between different top generators (Herwig, Pythia, and Isajet) and a QCD background generator (VECBOS). Finally, Monte Carlo predictions with the {ital t{anti t}} fraction constrained by the SVX {ital b}-tagging rate and measured top mass are compared with 110 pb{sup -1} of CDF data. We conclude that the CDF data is consistent with standard predictions using the studied generators.

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8 p.

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  • DPF `96: meeting of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society (APS), Minneapolis, MN (United States), 10-15 Aug 1996

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  • Other: TI96050580
  • Report No.: FNAL/C--96/325-E
  • Report No.: CONF-960812--27
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • DOI: 10.2172/405161 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 405161
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675434

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Binkley, M. & Beretvas, A. Overview of kinematic variables in top production, report, September 1, 1996; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675434/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.