Study of bb correlations in high energy proton-proton collisions

Marco Adinolfi, Emma Buchanan, Matthew Chapman, Andrew Cook, Jeremy Dalseno, Sam Harnew, James Kariuki, Samuel Maddrell-Mander, Paras Naik, Konstantinos Petridis, Gabriela Pomery, Eugenia Price, Claire Prouve, Renato Quagliani, Jonas Rademacker, Sophie Richards, Daniel Saunders, Nicola Skidmore, Jaap Velthuis

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Kinematic correlations for pairs of beauty hadrons, produced in high energy proton-proton collisions, are studied. The data sample used was collected with the LHCb experiment at centre-of-mass energies of 7 and 8TeV and corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3fb−1. The measurement is performed using inclusive b → J/ψX decays in the rapidity range 2 < yJ/ψ < 4.5. The observed correlations are in good agreement with theoretical predictions.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number30
Early online date8 Nov 2017
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

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    Adinolfi, M., Buchanan, E., Chapman, M., Cook, A., Dalseno, J., Harnew, S., Kariuki, J., Maddrell-Mander, S., Naik, P., Petridis, K., Pomery, G., Price, E., Prouve, C., Quagliani, R., Rademacker, J., Richards, S., Saunders, D., Skidmore, N., & Velthuis, J. (2017). Study of bb correlations in high energy proton-proton collisions. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2017(30).