Top-Quark Mass Measurement in the All-Hadronic tt̅ Decay Channel at √s̅ = 8 TeV with the ATLAS Detector


The top-quark mass is measured in the all-hadronic top-antitop quark decay channel using proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of √s̅ = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The data set used in the analysis corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 20.2 fb⁻¹. The large multi-jet background is modelled using a data-driven method. The top-quark mass is obtained from template fits to the ratio of the three-jet to the dijet mass. The three-jet mass is obtained from the three jets assigned to the top quark decay. From these three jets the dijet mass is obtained using the two jets assigned to the W boson decay. The top-quark mass is measured to be 173.72 ± 0.55 (stat.) ± 1.01 (syst.) GeV.



Hadrons--Scattering, Particles (Nuclear physics)--Flavor, Proton-proton interactions, Luminescence, Jets (Nuclear physics), Monte Carlo method, Causality (Physics)


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