A new method to distinguish hadronically decaying boosted $Z$ bosons from $W$ bosons using the ATLAS detector

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title = "A new method to distinguish hadronically decaying boosted $Z$ bosons from $W$ bosons using the ATLAS detector",
abstract = "The distribution of particles inside hadronic jets produced in the decay of boosted $W$ and $Z$ bosons can be used to discriminate such jets from the continuum background. Given that a jet has been identified as likely resulting from the hadronic decay of a boosted $W$ or $Z$ boson, this paper presents a technique for further differentiating $Z$ bosons from $W$ bosons. The variables used are jet mass, jet charge, and a b-tagging discriminant. A likelihood tagger is constructed from these variables and tested in the simulation of $W'\rightarrow WZ$ for bosons in the transverse momentum range 200 GeV $p_{T}",
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author = "{ATLAS Collaboration} and Paul Newman and {Aperio Bella}, Ludovica and Matthew Baca and Hardeep Bansil and Juraj Bracinik and David Charlton and Andrew Chisholm and Andrew Daniells and Christopher Hawkes and Simon Head and Stephen Hillier and Mark Levy and Richard Mudd and {Murillo Quijada}, Javier and Konstantinos Nikolopoulos and Rhys Owen and Mark Slater and Jurgen Thomas and Paul Thompson and Alan Watson and Miriam Watson and John Wilson",
note = "32 pages plus author list (49 pages total), 19 figures, published version, all figures including auxiliary figures are available at https://atlas.web.cern.ch/Atlas/GROUPS/PHYSICS/PAPERS/PERF-2015-02/",
year = "2015",
month = sep,
day = "16",
doi = "10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4065-1",
language = "English",
journal = "Eur. Phys. J. C",
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T1 - A new method to distinguish hadronically decaying boosted $Z$ bosons from $W$ bosons using the ATLAS detector

AU - ATLAS Collaboration

AU - Newman, Paul

AU - Aperio Bella, Ludovica

AU - Baca, Matthew

AU - Bansil, Hardeep

AU - Bracinik, Juraj

AU - Charlton, David

AU - Chisholm, Andrew

AU - Daniells, Andrew

AU - Hawkes, Christopher

AU - Head, Simon

AU - Hillier, Stephen

AU - Levy, Mark

AU - Mudd, Richard

AU - Murillo Quijada, Javier

AU - Nikolopoulos, Konstantinos

AU - Owen, Rhys

AU - Slater, Mark

AU - Thomas, Jurgen

AU - Thompson, Paul

AU - Watson, Alan

AU - Watson, Miriam

AU - Wilson, John

N1 - 32 pages plus author list (49 pages total), 19 figures, published version, all figures including auxiliary figures are available at https://atlas.web.cern.ch/Atlas/GROUPS/PHYSICS/PAPERS/PERF-2015-02/

PY - 2015/9/16

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N2 - The distribution of particles inside hadronic jets produced in the decay of boosted $W$ and $Z$ bosons can be used to discriminate such jets from the continuum background. Given that a jet has been identified as likely resulting from the hadronic decay of a boosted $W$ or $Z$ boson, this paper presents a technique for further differentiating $Z$ bosons from $W$ bosons. The variables used are jet mass, jet charge, and a b-tagging discriminant. A likelihood tagger is constructed from these variables and tested in the simulation of $W'\rightarrow WZ$ for bosons in the transverse momentum range 200 GeV $p_{T}

AB - The distribution of particles inside hadronic jets produced in the decay of boosted $W$ and $Z$ bosons can be used to discriminate such jets from the continuum background. Given that a jet has been identified as likely resulting from the hadronic decay of a boosted $W$ or $Z$ boson, this paper presents a technique for further differentiating $Z$ bosons from $W$ bosons. The variables used are jet mass, jet charge, and a b-tagging discriminant. A likelihood tagger is constructed from these variables and tested in the simulation of $W'\rightarrow WZ$ for bosons in the transverse momentum range 200 GeV $p_{T}

KW - hep-ex

U2 - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4065-1

DO - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4065-1

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JO - Eur. Phys. J. C

JF - Eur. Phys. J. C

SN - 1434-6044

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