Measurement of the Inclusive Electron Cross-Section from Heavy-Flavour Decays and Search for Compressed Supersymmetric Scenarios with the ATLAS Experiment

  • Moritz Backes

Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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  3. Moritz Backes
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  4. Moritz Backes
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  5. Moritz Backes
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 229-256

About this book


The first part of this thesis presents the measurement of the inclusive cross-section for electron production from heavy-flavour decays in the electron transverse momentum range 7 GeV < pT < 26 GeV using 1.3 pb−1 of 7 TeV proton-proton collision data collected by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in 2010. The measured value of the cross-section within the fiducial range of the analysis is σ_e^HF = 0.946 ± 0.020(stat.) ± 0.146(syst.) ± 0.032(lumi.) μb. Theoretical predictions are in good agreement with the measurement. The second part of this thesis is a search for compressed supersymmetric scenarios in events with missing transverse energy, jets, and one isolated low-pT lepton in the final state using 4.7 fb-1 of ATLAS data collected at 7 TeV center-of-mass energy in 2011. No significant excess of events over the Standard Model expectation is observed and exclusion limits are derived for a number of supersymmetric models.


ATLAS Experiment at CERN Compressed Supersymmetry Heavy-flavour Decays Inclusive Electron Cross-section Supersymmetric Scenarios Tests of Standard Model

Authors and affiliations

  • Moritz Backes
    • 1
  1. 1.PH DivisionCERNGeneva 23Switzerland

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-07135-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-07136-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series Online ISSN 2190-5061
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