Measurement of the forward Z boson production cross-section in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV

LHCb Collaboration

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

A measurement of the production cross-section of Z bosons in pp collisions at s=13 TeV is presented using dimuon and dielectron final states in LHCb data. The cross-section is measured for leptons with pseudorapidities in the range 2.0 < η < 4.5, transverse momenta pT> 20 GeV and dilepton invariant mass in the range 60 < m(ℓℓ) < 120 GeV. The integrated cross-section from averaging the two final states is σZ ℓℓ= 194.3 ± 0.9 ± 3.3 ± 7.6 pb, where the first uncertainty is statistical, the second is due to systematic effects, and the third is due to the luminosity determination. In addition, differential cross-sections are measured as functions of the Z boson rapidity, transverse momentum and the angular variable ϕη *.[Figure not available: see fulltext.]

Original languageEnglish
Article number136
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2016
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2016

Keywords

  • Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Measurement of the forward Z boson production cross-section in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this