Search for s channel single top quark production in pp collisions at s=7$$ \sqrt{s}=7 $$ and 8 TeV

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  title={Search for s channel single top quark production in pp collisions at s=7\$\$ \sqrt\{s\}=7 \$\$ and 8 TeV},
  author={V. Khachatryan and Albert M. Sirunyan and A. Tumasyan and Winfried Adam and Ece Asilar and Thomas Bergauer and Johannes Brandstetter and Erica Brondolin and Marko Dragicevic and J{\'a}nos Er{\"o} and Martin Flechl and Martin Friedl and Rudolf Fruehwirth and Vasile Mihai Ghete and Christian Hartl and Natascha Hoermann and Josef Hrubec and Manfred Jeitler and Valentin Kn{\"u}nz and Adriaan Koenig and Manfred Krammer and Ilse Kr{\"a}tschmer and Dietrich Liko and Takashi Matsushita and Ivan Mikulec and Dinyar Rabady and Navid Rad and Babak Rahbaran and Herbert Rohringer and Jochen Schieck and Robert Sch{\"o}fbeck and Josef Strauss and W. Treberer-treberspurg and Wolfgang Waltenberger and C. -E. Wulz and Vladimir Mossolov and Nikolai Shumeiko and J A Su{\'a}rez Gonz{\'a}lez and Sara Alderweireldt and T. Cornelis and E. A. De Wolf and X. Janssen and Albert Knutsson and Jasper Lauwers and Sten Luyckx and M. Van De Klundert and H. Van Haevermaet and Pierre Van Mechelen and N. 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Melzer-Pellmann and Gregor Mittag and Joachim Mnich and Andreas Mussgiller and Sebastian Naumann-Emme and Aruna Nayak and Eleni Ntomari and Hanno Perrey and Daniel Pitzl and Ringaile Placakyte and Alexei Raspereza and Benoit Roland and M. {\"O}. Sahin and Pooja Saxena and Thomas Schoerner-Sadenius and Claudia Seitz and Simon Spannagel and Nazar Stefaniuk and Karim Damun Trippkewitz and R. Walsh and Christoph Wissing and Volker Blobel and M. Centis Vignali and A. r. Draeger and Joachim Erfle and Erika Garutti and Kristin Goebel and Diego Gonz{\'a}lez and Martin G{\"o}rner and Johannes Haller and M. Hoffmann and R. S. Hoeing and A. Junkes},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2016},
  volume={2016},
  pages={1-40}
}
  • V. Khachatryan, Albert M. Sirunyan, +497 authors A. Junkes
  • Published 2016
  • Physics
  • A bstractA search is presented for single top quark production in the s channel in proton-proton collisions with the CMS detector at the CERN LHC in decay modes of the top quark containing a muon or an electron in the final state. The signal is extracted through a maximum-likelihood fit to the distribution of a multivariate discriminant defined using boosted decision trees to separate the expected signal contribution from background processes. The analysis uses data collected at centre-of-mass… CONTINUE READING

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