Measurement of the ZZ production cross section and Z → ℓ+′+′− branching fraction in pp collisions at s=13 TeV

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Abstract

Four-lepton production in proton–proton collisions, pp→(Z/γ)(Z/γ)→ℓ+′+′−, where ℓ,ℓ=e or μ, is studied at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV with the CMS detector at the LHC. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 2.6 fb−1. The ZZ production cross section, σ(pp→ZZ)=14.6−1.8 +1.9(stat)−0.3 +0.5(syst)±0.2(theo)±0.4(lumi)pb, is measured for events with two opposite-sign, same-flavor lepton pairs produced in the mass region 60<m+ ,m′+′− <120 GeV. The Z boson branching fraction to four leptons is measured to be B(Z→ℓ+′+′−)=4.9−0.7 +0.8 (stat)−0.2 +0.3 (syst)−0.1 +0.2(theo)±0.1(lumi)×10−6 for the four-lepton invariant mass in the range 80<m+′+′− <100 GeV and dilepton mass m+ >4 GeV for all opposite-sign, same-flavor lepton pairs. The results are in agreement with standard model predictions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-303
Number of pages24
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume763
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 10 2016

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AU - Sirunyan, A. M.

AU - Tumasyan, A.

AU - Adam, W.

AU - Asilar, E.

AU - Bergauer, T.

AU - Brandstetter, J.

AU - Brondolin, E.

AU - Dragicevic, M.

AU - Erö, J.

AU - Flechl, M.

AU - Friedl, M.

AU - Frühwirth, R.

AU - Ghete, V. M.

AU - Hartl, C.

AU - Hörmann, N.

AU - Hrubec, J.

AU - Jeitler, M.

AU - König, A.

AU - Krätschmer, I.

AU - Liko, D.

AU - Matsushita, T.

AU - Mikulec, I.

AU - Rabady, D.

AU - Rad, N.

AU - Rahbaran, B.

AU - Rohringer, H.

AU - Schieck, J.

AU - Strauss, J.

AU - Treberer-Treberspurg, W.

AU - Waltenberger, W.

AU - Wulz, C. E.

AU - Mossolov, V.

AU - Shumeiko, N.

AU - Suarez Gonzalez, J.

AU - Alderweireldt, S.

AU - De Wolf, E. A.

AU - Janssen, X.

AU - Lauwers, J.

AU - Van De Klundert, M.

AU - Van Haevermaet, H.

AU - Van Mechelen, P.

AU - Van Remortel, N.

AU - Van Spilbeeck, A.

AU - Abu Zeid, S.

AU - Blekman, F.

AU - D'Hondt, J.

AU - Daci, N.

AU - De Bruyn, I.

AU - Karancsi, J.

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KW - Physics

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