Measurement of dijet production at √s = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector

  • Graham Jones

Student thesis: Phd


A measurement using the ATLAS detector has been made of the fraction of events in proton-proton collisions at √s = 7 TeV that do not contain additional jets in the rapidity regionbounded by a di-jet system. This provided a strong test of perturbative QCD in the newenergy regime of the Large Hadron Collider. Additional measurements have been made ofthe mean jet multiplicity in the rapidity bounded region and using a variety of different eventselections. These observation were compared to recent next to leading order dijet predictionsproduced by POWHEG and a variety of leading order generators.
Date of Award1 Aug 2012
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Manchester
SupervisorFrederick Loebinger (Supervisor) & Brian Cox (Supervisor)


  • jets
  • QCD
  • LHC

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