Measurements of inclusive W and Z boson production cross sections in pp collisions at root s = 7 TeV are presented, based on 2 : 9 pb(-1) of data recorded by the CMS detector at the LHC. The measurements, performed in the electron and muon decay channels, are combined to give sigma(pp -> WX) x B (W -> lv) = 9.95 +/- 0.07 (stat.) +/- 0.28 (syst.) +/- 1.09 (lumi.) nb and sigma(pp -> ZX) x B (Z -> l(+)l(-)) = 0.931 +/- 0.026 (stat.) +/- 0.023 (syst.) +/- 0.102 (lumi.) nb, where l stands for either e or mu. Theoretical predictions, calculated at the next-to-next-to-leading order in QCD using recent parton distribution functions, are in agreement with the measured cross sections. Ratios of cross sections, which incur an experimental systematic uncertainty of less than 4%, are also reported.

Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Bergauer, T., Dragicevic, M., et al. (2011). Measurements of inclusive W and Z cross sections in pp collisions at root s=7 TeV. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, 2011(1) [10.1007/JHEP01(2011)080].

Measurements of inclusive W and Z cross sections in pp collisions at root s=7 TeV

BENAGLIA, ANDREA DAVIDE;CERATI, GIUSEPPE BENEDETTO;DE GUIO, FEDERICO;DI MATTEO, LEONARDO;GHEZZI, ALESSIO;MALBERTI, MARTINA;MARTELLI, ARABELLA;MASSIRONI, ANDREA;MORONI, LUIGI;PAGANONI, MARCO;RAGAZZI, STEFANO;TABARELLI DE FATIS, TOMMASO;TANCINI, VALENTINA;Branca, A;GOVONI, PIETRO;DINARDO, MAURO EMANUELE;
2011

Abstract

Measurements of inclusive W and Z boson production cross sections in pp collisions at root s = 7 TeV are presented, based on 2 : 9 pb(-1) of data recorded by the CMS detector at the LHC. The measurements, performed in the electron and muon decay channels, are combined to give sigma(pp -> WX) x B (W -> lv) = 9.95 +/- 0.07 (stat.) +/- 0.28 (syst.) +/- 1.09 (lumi.) nb and sigma(pp -> ZX) x B (Z -> l(+)l(-)) = 0.931 +/- 0.026 (stat.) +/- 0.023 (syst.) +/- 0.102 (lumi.) nb, where l stands for either e or mu. Theoretical predictions, calculated at the next-to-next-to-leading order in QCD using recent parton distribution functions, are in agreement with the measured cross sections. Ratios of cross sections, which incur an experimental systematic uncertainty of less than 4%, are also reported.
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LHC, CMS, W boson, Z boson;
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2011
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Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Bergauer, T., Dragicevic, M., et al. (2011). Measurements of inclusive W and Z cross sections in pp collisions at root s=7 TeV. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, 2011(1) [10.1007/JHEP01(2011)080].
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