In situ calibration of large-radius jet energy and mass in 13 TeV proton--proton collisions with the ATLAS detector

Miucci, Antonio; Merlassino, Claudia; Haug, Sigve; Weber, Michael; Anders, John Kenneth; Beck, Hans Peter; Ereditato, Antonio; Rimoldi, Marco; Weston, Thomas Daniel (2019). In situ calibration of large-radius jet energy and mass in 13 TeV proton--proton collisions with the ATLAS detector. The European physical journal. C, Particles and fields, 79(2) Springer 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6632-8

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The response of the ATLAS detector to large-radius jets is measured in situ using 36.2 fb−1 of s√=13 TeV proton–proton collisions provided by the LHC and recorded by the ATLAS experiment during 2015 and 2016. The jet energy scale is measured in events where the jet recoils against a reference object, which can be either a calibrated photon, a reconstructed Z boson, or a system of well-measured small-radius jets. The jet energy resolution and a calibration of forward jets are derived using dijet balance measurements. The jet mass response is measured with two methods: using mass peaks formed by W bosons and top quarks with large transverse momenta and by comparing the jet mass measured using the energy deposited in the calorimeter with that using the momenta of charged-particle tracks. The transverse momentum and mass responses in simulations are found to be about 2–3% higher than in data. This difference is adjusted for with a correction factor. The results of the different methods are combined to yield a calibration over a large range of transverse momenta (pT). The precision of the relative jet energy scale is 1–2% for 200 GeV < pT < 2 TeV, while that of the mass scale is 2–10%. The ratio of the energy resolutions in data and simulation is measured to a precision of 10–15% over the same pT range.

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10 Strategic Research Centers > Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics (AEC)
08 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute > Laboratory for High Energy Physics (LHEP)

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Miucci, Antonio, Merlassino, Claudia, Haug, Sigve, Weber, Michele, Anders, John Kenneth, Beck, Hans Peter, Ereditato, Antonio, Rimoldi, Marco, Weston, Thomas Daniel


500 Science > 530 Physics









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15 Jun 2020 10:13

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05 Dec 2022 15:38

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Kollaboration - Es sind nur die Berner Autoren namentlich erwaehnt; ATLAS collaboration




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