Measurement of the W±Z boson pair-production cross section in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV source with the ATLAS detector. / The ATLAS Collaboration.

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title = "Measurement of the W±Z boson pair-production cross section in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV source with the ATLAS detector",
abstract = "The production of W±Z events in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV is measured with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The collected data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 3.2 fb−1. The W±Z candidates are reconstructed using leptonic decays of the gauge bosons into electrons or muons. The measured inclusive cross section in the detector fiducial region for leptonic decay modes is σfid. w±z→ l'vll=63.2 ± 3.2 (stat.) ± 2.6 (stat.) 1.5 (lumi.) fb. In comparison, the next-to-leading-order Standard Model prediction is 53.4 ± 3.6 2.8 fb. The extrapolation of the measurement from the fiducial to the total phase space yields σtot w± z = 50.6 ± 2.6 (stat.) ± 2.0 (sys.) ± 0.9 (th.) ± 1.2 (lumi) pn, in agreement with a recent next-to-next-to-leading-order calculation of 48.2 ± 1.1 1.0 pb. The cross section as a function of jet multiplicity is also measured, together with the charge-dependent W+Z and W−Z cross sections and their ratio.",
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year = "2016",
month = nov,
day = "10",
doi = "10.1016/j.physletb.2016.08.052",
language = "English",
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journal = "Physics Letters B",
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N2 - The production of W±Z events in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV is measured with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The collected data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 3.2 fb−1. The W±Z candidates are reconstructed using leptonic decays of the gauge bosons into electrons or muons. The measured inclusive cross section in the detector fiducial region for leptonic decay modes is σfid. w±z→ l'vll=63.2 ± 3.2 (stat.) ± 2.6 (stat.) 1.5 (lumi.) fb. In comparison, the next-to-leading-order Standard Model prediction is 53.4 ± 3.6 2.8 fb. The extrapolation of the measurement from the fiducial to the total phase space yields σtot w± z = 50.6 ± 2.6 (stat.) ± 2.0 (sys.) ± 0.9 (th.) ± 1.2 (lumi) pn, in agreement with a recent next-to-next-to-leading-order calculation of 48.2 ± 1.1 1.0 pb. The cross section as a function of jet multiplicity is also measured, together with the charge-dependent W+Z and W−Z cross sections and their ratio.

AB - The production of W±Z events in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV is measured with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The collected data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 3.2 fb−1. The W±Z candidates are reconstructed using leptonic decays of the gauge bosons into electrons or muons. The measured inclusive cross section in the detector fiducial region for leptonic decay modes is σfid. w±z→ l'vll=63.2 ± 3.2 (stat.) ± 2.6 (stat.) 1.5 (lumi.) fb. In comparison, the next-to-leading-order Standard Model prediction is 53.4 ± 3.6 2.8 fb. The extrapolation of the measurement from the fiducial to the total phase space yields σtot w± z = 50.6 ± 2.6 (stat.) ± 2.0 (sys.) ± 0.9 (th.) ± 1.2 (lumi) pn, in agreement with a recent next-to-next-to-leading-order calculation of 48.2 ± 1.1 1.0 pb. The cross section as a function of jet multiplicity is also measured, together with the charge-dependent W+Z and W−Z cross sections and their ratio.

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