10-12 January 2018
Centre for Particle Theory, Durham
Europe/London timezone

Measurement of top quark pair production in association with a vector boson at ATLAS

11 Jan 2018, 09:00
10m
Centre for Particle Theory, Durham

Centre for Particle Theory, Durham

IPPP & Dept. Mathematical Sciences Durham University South Road Durham DH1 3LE

Speaker

Mr Ravina Baptiste (University of Sheffield)

Description

We review the Run-1 @8 TeV and preliminary Run-2 @13 TeV measurements of the ttV cross-section with the ATLAS experiment. These processes play a crucial role both as Standard Model precision measurements (unique window into the coupling of the top quark to the Z boson) and to provide more accurate background estimations for many BSM searches (e.g. simplified SUSY models and Dark Matter searches). Rephrased in terms of EFT parameters, Run-1 of the LHC enabled the first direct constraints on a number of relevant operators. Future prospects and expectations from the full Run-2 dataset will be outlined.
What would be the preferred length of your talk? 10 minutes + questions

Primary author

Mr Ravina Baptiste (University of Sheffield)

Presentation Materials

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