Measurement of the t(t)over-bar production cross section in the tau plus jets channel using the ATLAS detector
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CitationAad, G., Abajyan, T., Abbott, B., Abdallah, J., Abdel Khalek, S., Abdelalim, A.A. ... ATLAS Collaboration. (2013). Measurement of the t(t)over-bar production cross section in the tau plus jets channel using the ATLAS detector. European Physical Journal C, 73 (3), 18p. http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-013-2328-7.
A measurement of the top quark pair production cross section in the final state with a hadronically decaying tau lepton and jets is presented. The analysis is based on proton-proton collision data recorded by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC, with a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 1.67 fb(-1). The cross section is measured to be sigma(t (t) over bar) = 194 +/- 18 (stat.) +/- 46 (syst.) pb and is in agreement with other measurements and with the Standard Model prediction.