Publications [#321531] of Ayana T. Arce

Papers Accepted
  1. Aad, G; Abbott, B; Abdallah, J; Abdinov, O; Aben, R; Abolins, M; AbouZeid, O; Abramowicz, H; Abreu, H; Abreu, R; Abulaiti, Y; Acharya, B; Adamczyk, L; Adams, D; Adelman, J; Adomeit, S; Adye, T; Affolder, A; Agatonovic-Jovin, T; Agricola, J; Aguilar-Saavedra, J; Ahlen, S; Ahmadov, F; Aielli, G; Akerstedt, H; Åkesson, T; Akimov, A; Alberghi, G; Albert, J; Albrand, S; Alconada Verzini, M; Aleksa, M; Aleksandrov, I; Alexa, C; Alexander, G; Alexopoulos, T; Alhroob, M; Alimonti, G; Alio, L; Alison, J et al., Measurements of four-lepton production in pp collisions at with the ATLAS detector, Physics Letters B, vol. 753 (February, 2016), pp. 552-572 [doi] .

    © 2015 CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS Collaboration.The four-lepton (4ℓ, ℓ=e, μ) production cross section is measured in the mass range from 80 to 1000 GeV using 20.3 fb-1 of data in pp collisions at s=8 TeV collected with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The 4ℓ events are produced in the decays of resonant Z and Higgs bosons and the non-resonant ZZ continuum originating from qq-, gg, and qg initial states. A total of 476 signal candidate events are observed with a background expectation of 26.2±3.6 events, enabling the measurement of the integrated cross section and the differential cross section as a function of the invariant mass and transverse momentum of the four-lepton system. In the mass range above 180 GeV, assuming the theoretical constraint on the qq- production cross section calculated with perturbative NNLO QCD and NLO electroweak corrections, the signal strength of the gluon-fusion component relative to its leading-order prediction is determined to be μgg=2.4±1.0 (stat.)±0.5 (syst.)±0.8 (theory).