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First Measurement of the b-Jet Cross Section in Events with a W Boson in pp Collisions at s√=1.96  TeV

ContributorsCDF Collaboration
Published inPhysical review letters, vol. 104, no. 13, 131801
Publication date2010
Abstract

The cross section for jets from b quarks produced with a W boson has been measured in pp collision data from 1.9  fb−1 of integrated luminosity recorded by the CDF II detector at the Tevatron. The W+b-jets process poses a significant background in measurements of top quark production and prominent searches for the Higgs boson. We measure a b-jet cross section of 2.74±0.27(stat)±0.42(syst)  pb in association with a single flavor of leptonic W boson decay over a limited kinematic phase space. This measured result cannot be accommodated in several available theoretical predictions.

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CDF Collaboration. First Measurement of the <em>b</em>-Jet Cross Section in Events with a <em>W</em> Boson in <em>pp</em> Collisions at s√=1.96  TeV. In: Physical review letters, 2010, vol. 104, n° 13, p. 131801. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.131801
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