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Measurement of the charged-particle multiplicity inside jets from √s = 8 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector

CollaborationWith : Ancu, Lucian Stefan / Bell, William / Bilbao De Mendizabal, Javier / Calace, Noemi / Chatterjee, Avishek / Clark, Allan Geoffrey / Coccaro, Andrea / Delitzsch, Chris Malena / Della Volpe, Domenico / Ferrere, Didier / Gadomski, Szymon / Golling, Tobias / Gonzalez Sevilla, Sergio / Gramling, Johanna Léna / Guescini, Francesco / Iacobucci, Giuseppe / Katre, Akshay / March Ruiz, Luis / Mermod, Philippe / Miucci, Antonio / Nackenhorst, Olaf / Paolozzi, Lorenzo / Ristic, Branislav / Schramm, Steven / Sfyrla, Anna / Vallecorsa, Sofia / Wu, Xin
Published in European Physical Journal. C. 2016, vol. 76, no. 6, p. 322
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Abstract The number of charged particles inside jets is a widely used discriminant for identifying the quark or gluon nature of the initiating parton and is sensitive to both the perturbative and non-perturbative components of fragmentation. This paper presents a measurement of the average number of charged particles with pT>500 MeV inside high-momentum jets in dijet events using 20.3 fb -1 of data recorded with the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at s=8 TeV collisions at the LHC. The jets considered have transverse momenta from 50 GeV up to and beyond 1.5 TeV . The reconstructed charged-particle track multiplicity distribution is unfolded to remove distortions from detector effects and the resulting charged-particle multiplicity is compared to several models. Furthermore, quark and gluon jet fractions are used to extract the average charged-particle multiplicity for quark and gluon jets separately.
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ATLAS COLLABORATION. Measurement of the charged-particle multiplicity inside jets from √s = 8 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector. In: European Physical Journal. C, 2016, vol. 76, n° 6, p. 322. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:84917

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