Measurement of the inclusive bb jet cross section at the Collidor Detector at Fermilab

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Data collected by the Fermilab CDF detector are used to measure the inclusive b{bar b} jet production cross section in proton-antiproton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. Vertices displaced from the primary interaction point (secondary vertices) are a signature for long-lived decay and are used to identify jets originating from b quarks. An event sample containing two jets, each having an identified secondary vertex, is used. The jets are required to be within the pseudo-rapidity region |{eta}| < 1.2. One of the jets is required to have a transverse energy greater than 30 GeV and the other jet ... continued below

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Gajjar, Anant & U., /Liverpool September 1, 2005.

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Data collected by the Fermilab CDF detector are used to measure the inclusive b{bar b} jet production cross section in proton-antiproton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. Vertices displaced from the primary interaction point (secondary vertices) are a signature for long-lived decay and are used to identify jets originating from b quarks. An event sample containing two jets, each having an identified secondary vertex, is used. The jets are required to be within the pseudo-rapidity region |{eta}| < 1.2. One of the jets is required to have a transverse energy greater than 30 GeV and the other jet is required to have a transverse energy greater than 20 GeV. The results are compared to Leading Order (Pythia and Herwig) and Next to Leading Order (MC{at}NLO) predictions.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-THESIS-2005-84
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/897571 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 897571
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc878291

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Gajjar, Anant & U., /Liverpool. Measurement of the inclusive bb jet cross section at the Collidor Detector at Fermilab, thesis or dissertation, September 1, 2005; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc878291/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.