Measurement of the charged-particle multiplicity inside jets from √s = 8 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS Collaboration

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The number of charged particles inside jets is a widely used discriminant for identifying the quark or gluon nature of the initiating parton and is sensitive to both the perturbative and non-perturbative components of fragmentation. This paper presents a measurement of the average number of charged particles with >500 pT> 500 {\mathrm{MeV}} MeV  inside high-momentum jets in dijet events using 20.3 fb-1 of data recorded with the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at √s = 8 TeV  collisions at the LHC. The jets considered have transverse momenta from 50 GeV  up to and beyond 1.5 TeV. The reconstructed charged-particle track multiplicity distribution is unfolded to remove distortions from detector effects and the resulting charged-particle multiplicity is compared to several models. Furthermore, quark and gluon jet fractions are used to extract the average charged-particle multiplicity for quark and gluon jets separately.

本文言語English
論文番号322
ページ(範囲)1-23
ページ数23
ジャーナルEuropean Physical Journal C
76
6
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2016 6 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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