Pauline Millet

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Properties of the Higgs boson with mass near 125 GeV are measured in proton-proton collisions with the CMS experiment at the LHC. Comprehensive sets of production and decay measurements are combined. The decay channels include γ γ , ZZ, WW, τ τ , bb, and μμ pairs. The data samples were collected in 2011 and 2012 and correspond to integrated luminosities of(More)
Aerial imagery captured via unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is playing an increasingly important role in disaster response. Unlike satellite imagery, aerial imagery can be captured and processed within hours rather than days. In addition, the spatial resolution of aerial imagery is an order of magnitude higher than the imagery produced by the most(More)
A measurement is presented of differential cross sections for Higgs boson (H) production in pp collisions at √ s = 8 TeV. The analysis exploits the H → γ γ decay in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7 fb −1 collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC. The cross section is measured as a function of the kinematic properties of the diphoton(More)
Measurements of the differential and double-differential Drell–Yan cross sections in the dielectron and dimuon channels are presented. They are based on proton– proton collision data at √ s = 8 TeV recorded with the CMS detector at the LHC and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7 fb −1. The measured inclusive cross section in the Z peak region(More)
New sets of parameters (" tunes ") for the underlying-event (UE) modelling of the pythia8, pythia6 and herwig++ Monte Carlo event generators are constructed using different parton distribution functions. Combined fits to CMS UE proton–proton (pp) data at √ s = 7 TeV and to UE proton–antiproton (pp) data from the CDF experiment at lower √ s, are used to(More)
A search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a top-quark pair and decaying to bottom quarks is presented. Events with hadronic jets and one or two oppositely charged leptons are selected from a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb −1 collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC in pp collisions at a(More)
The purely electroweak (EW) cross section for the production of two jets in association with a Z boson, in proton–proton collisions at √ s = 8 TeV, is measured using data recorded by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7 fb −1. The electroweak cross section for the jj final state (with = e or μ and j(More)
Transverse momentum spectra of charged particles are measured by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC in pPb collisions at √ s NN = 5.02 TeV, in the range 0.4 < p T < 120 GeV/c and pseudorapidity |η cm | < 1.8 in the proton–nucleon center-of-mass frame. For p T < 10 GeV/c, the charged-particle production is asymmetric about η cm = 0, with smaller yield(More)
A search has been performed for long-lived particles that could have come to rest within the CMS detector, using the time intervals between LHC beam crossings. The existence of such particles could be deduced from observation of their decays via energy deposits in the CMS calorime-ter appearing at times that are well separated from any proton–proton(More)
This paper presents distributions of topological observables in inclusive three-and four-jet events produced in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV with a data sample collected by the CMS experiment corresponding to a luminosity of 5.1 fb −1. The distributions are corrected for detector effects, and compared with several event generators based(More)