Single top quark production with CMS
Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati dell’INFN, Italy
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Published online: 26 November 2013
Measurements of single top quark production performed using the CMS experiment  data collected in 2011 at centre-of-mass energies of 7 TeV and in 2012 at 8 TeV, are presented. The cross sections for the electroweak production of single top quarks in the t-channel and in association with W-bosons is measured and the results are used to place constraints on the CKM matrix element Vtb. Measurements of top quark properties in single top quark production are also presented. The results include the measurement of the charge ratio in the single top t-channel.
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