Studies of jet mass in dijet and W/Z + jet events

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Abstract

Invariant mass spectra for jets reconstructed using the anti-kt and Cambridge-Aachen algorithms are studied for different jet "grooming" techniques in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5 inverse femtobarns, recorded with the CMS detector in proton-proton collisions at the LHC at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. Leading-order QCD predictions for inclusive dijet and W/Z+jet production combined with parton-shower Monte Carlo models are found to agree overall with the data, and the agreement improves with the implementation of jet grooming methods used to distinguish merged jets of large transverse momentum from softer QCD gluon radiation.
Original languageEnglish
Article number90
Pages (from-to)1-49
JournalThe Journal of high energy physics
Volume2013
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 17 May 2013

Keywords

  • CMS
  • CERN LHC Coll
  • Physics

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