Determination of jet calibration and energy resolution in proton-proton collisions at s=8 TeV using the ATLAS detector

Aaboud, M, Aad, G, Abbott, B, Abbott, DC, Abdinov, O, Abud, A Abed, Abhayasinghe, DK, Abidi, SH, AbouZeid, OS, Abraham, NL
et al (show 2906 more authors) (2020) Determination of jet calibration and energy resolution in proton-proton collisions at s=8 TeV using the ATLAS detector. EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, 80 (12). 1104-.

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The jet energy scale, jet energy resolution, and their systematic uncertainties are measured for jets reconstructed with the ATLAS detector in 2012 using proton-proton data produced at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV with an integrated luminosity of 20 fb$^{-1}$. Jets are reconstructed from clusters of energy depositions in the ATLAS calorimeters using the anti-$k_t$ algorithm. A jet calibration scheme is applied in multiple steps, each addressing specific effects including mitigation of contributions from additional proton-proton collisions, loss of energy in dead material, calorimeter non-compensation, angular biases and other global jet effects. The final calibration step uses several \textit{in situ} techniques and corrects for residual effects not captured by the initial calibration. These analyses measure both the jet energy scale and resolution by exploiting the transverse momentum balance in $\gamma$+jet, $Z$+jet, dijet, and multijet events. A statistical combination of these measurements is performed. In the central detector region, the derived calibration has a precision better than 1% for jets with transverse momentum 150 GeV $< p_{\mathrm{T}}<$ 1500 GeV, and the relative energy resolution is $(8.4\pm 0.6)$% for $p_{\mathrm{T}}=$ 100 GeV and $(23\pm 2)$% for $p_{\mathrm{T}}=$ 20 GeV. The calibration scheme for jets with radius parameter $R=1.0$, for which jets receive a dedicated calibration of the jet mass, is also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 111 pages in total, author list starting page 95, 58 figures, 7 tables, published by Eur. Phys. J. C. All figures including auxiliary figures are available at
Uncontrolled Keywords: hep-ex, hep-ex
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2020 10:22
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2023 23:18
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-08477-8
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