Performance of missing transverse momentum reconstruction with the ATLAS detector using proton proton collisions at root s=13 TeV
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AuthorAaboud, M; Aad, G; Abbott, B; Abdinov, O; Abeloos, B; Abhayasinghe, DK; Abidi, SH; AbouZeid, OS; Abraham, NL; Abramowicz, H; ...
Source TitleEuropean Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields
University of Melbourne Author/sNuti, Francesco; Barberio, Luigia; Brennan, Amelia; Milesi, Marco; McDonald, Emily; Urquijo, Phillip; Taylor, Geoffrey; Ungaro, Francesca Consiglia; Scutti, Federico; ZANZI, DANIELE; ...
AffiliationSchool of Physics
Document TypeJournal Article
CitationsAaboud, M., Aad, G., Abbott, B., Abdinov, O., Abeloos, B., Abhayasinghe, D. K., Abidi, S. H., AbouZeid, O. S., Abraham, N. L., Abramowicz, H., Abreu, H., Abulaiti, Y., Acharya, B. S., Adachi, S., Adamczyk, L., Adelman, J., Adersberger, M., Adiguzel, A., Adye, T. ,... Zwalinski, L. (2018). Performance of missing transverse momentum reconstruction with the ATLAS detector using proton proton collisions at root s=13 TeV. EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, 78 (11), https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6288-9.
Access StatusOpen Access
The performance of the missing transverse momentum ( E T miss ) reconstruction with the ATLAS detector is evaluated using data collected in proton-proton collisions at the LHC at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV in 2015. To reconstruct E T miss , fully calibrated electrons, muons, photons, hadronically decaying τ -leptons , and jets reconstructed from calorimeter energy deposits and charged-particle tracks are used. These are combined with the soft hadronic activity measured by reconstructed charged-particle tracks not associated with the hard objects. Possible double counting of contributions from reconstructed charged-particle tracks from the inner detector, energy deposits in the calorimeter, and reconstructed muons from the muon spectrometer is avoided by applying a signal ambiguity resolution procedure which rejects already used signals when combining the various E T miss contributions. The individual terms as well as the overall reconstructed E T miss are evaluated with various performance metrics for scale (linearity), resolution, and sensitivity to the data-taking conditions. The method developed to determine the systematic uncertainties of the E T miss scale and resolution is discussed. Results are shown based on the full 2015 data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.2 fb - 1 .
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