Publication
Title
Measurement of the underlying event activity in pp collisions at and 7 TeV with the novel jet-area/median approach
Author
Institution/Organisation
CMS Collaboration
Abstract
The first measurement of the charged component of the underlying event using the novel "jet-area/median" approach is presented for proton-proton collisions at centre-of-mass energies of 0.9 and 7TeV. The data were recorded in 2010 with the CMS experiment at the LHC. A new observable, sensitive to soft particle production, is introduced and investigated inclusively and as a function of the event scale defined by the transverse momentum of the leading jet. Various phenomenological models are compared to data, with and without corrections for detector effects. None of the examined models describe the data satisfactorily.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Journal of high energy physics. - Bristol
Publication
Bristol : 2012
ISSN
1126-6708
1029-8479 [online]
Volume/pages
8(2012), p. 1-34
Article Reference
130
ISI
000309883200039
Medium
E-only publicatie
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UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Last edited 23.06.2017
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