Measurement of the b-quark production cross-section in 7 and 13 TeV pp collisions

Abstract : Measurements of the cross-section for producing \bquark quarks in the reaction pp→bb¯¯X are reported in 7 and 13 TeV collisions at the LHC as a function of the pseudorapidity η in the range 2<η<5 covered by the acceptance of the LHCb experiment. The measurements are done using semileptonic decays of b-flavored hadrons decaying into a ground-state charmed hadron in association with a muon. The cross-sections in the covered η range are 72.0±0.3±6.8 μb and 154.3±1.5±14.3 μb for 7 and 13 TeV. The ratio is 2.14±0.02±0.13, where the quoted uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively. The agreement with theoretical expectation is good at 7 TeV, but differs somewhat at 13 TeV. The measured ratio of cross-sections is larger at lower η than the model prediction.
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Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2017, 118, pp.052002 〈10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.052002〉
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R. Aaij, L. Beaucourt, M. Chefdeville, D. Decamp, N. Déléage, et al.. Measurement of the b-quark production cross-section in 7 and 13 TeV pp collisions. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2017, 118, pp.052002 〈10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.052002〉. 〈in2p3-01417845〉

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