Single top-quark production cross-section and properties using the ATLAS detector at the LHC
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
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Published online: 4 November 2016
ATLAS measurements of single top-quark processes are summarised. Measurements using data recorded at the LHC proton-proton collider at centre-of-mass energies of √s=7 TeV and 8 TeV are presented. The measurements are performed using the semi-leptonic decay mode of the top quark. Production cross-sections for the t-channel and Wt modes of single top-quark production and the extraction of the CKM matrix element |Vtb| are shown. All measurements are compared to theoretical calculations. In addition, the s-channel production mode is explored along with limits on exotic production modes.
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