A first observation is presented for the electroweak production of a W boson, a photon, and two jets in proton-proton collisions. The W boson decays are selected by requiring one identified electron or muon and an imbalance in transverse momentum. The two jets are required to have a high dijet mass and a large separation in pseudorapidity. The measurement is based on data collected with the CMS detector at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 35.9 fb−1. The observed (expected) significance for this process is 4.9 (4.6) standard deviations. After combining with previously reported CMS results at 8 TeV, the observed (expected) significance is 5.3 (4.8) standard deviations. The cross section for the electroweak Wγjj production in a restricted fiducial region is measured as 20.4±4.5fb and the total cross section for Wγ production in association with 2 jets in the same fiducial region is 108±16fb. All results are in good agreement with recent theoretical predictions. Constraints are placed on anomalous quartic gauge couplings in terms of dimension-8 effective field theory operators.

Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Ambrogi, F., Bergauer, T., Dragicevic, M., et al. (2020). Observation of electroweak production of Wγ with two jets in proton-proton collisions at s=13 TeV. PHYSICS LETTERS. SECTION B, 811 [10.1016/j.physletb.2020.135988].

Observation of electroweak production of Wγ with two jets in proton-proton collisions at s=13 TeV

Benaglia, A.;Beschi, A.;Brivio, F.;Cetorelli, F.;Ciriolo, V.;De Guio, F.;Dinardo, M. E.;Ghezzi, A.;Govoni, P.;Guzzi, L.;Malberti, M.;Monti, F.;Moroni, L.;Paganoni, M.;Ragazzi, S.;Tabarelli de Fatis, T.;Valsecchi, D.;Zuolo, D.;Lucchini, M. T.;
2020

Abstract

A first observation is presented for the electroweak production of a W boson, a photon, and two jets in proton-proton collisions. The W boson decays are selected by requiring one identified electron or muon and an imbalance in transverse momentum. The two jets are required to have a high dijet mass and a large separation in pseudorapidity. The measurement is based on data collected with the CMS detector at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 35.9 fb−1. The observed (expected) significance for this process is 4.9 (4.6) standard deviations. After combining with previously reported CMS results at 8 TeV, the observed (expected) significance is 5.3 (4.8) standard deviations. The cross section for the electroweak Wγjj production in a restricted fiducial region is measured as 20.4±4.5fb and the total cross section for Wγ production in association with 2 jets in the same fiducial region is 108±16fb. All results are in good agreement with recent theoretical predictions. Constraints are placed on anomalous quartic gauge couplings in terms of dimension-8 effective field theory operators.
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Physics; LHC; CMS
English
2020
811
135988
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Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Ambrogi, F., Bergauer, T., Dragicevic, M., et al. (2020). Observation of electroweak production of Wγ with two jets in proton-proton collisions at s=13 TeV. PHYSICS LETTERS. SECTION B, 811 [10.1016/j.physletb.2020.135988].
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