Measurement of the triple-differential cross section for photon + jets production in proton-proton collisions at √s = 7 TeV

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A measurement of the triple-differential cross section, d3σ/(dpϒT dηϒ dηjet), in photon+jets final states using a data sample from proton-proton collisions at √s = 7 TeV is presented. This sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 2.14 fb−1 collected by the CMS detector at the LHC. Photons and jets are reconstructed within a pseudorapidity range of |η| < 2.5, and are required to have transverse momenta in the range 40 < pjetT <300 GeV and pjetT > 30 GeV, respectively. The measurements are compared to theoretical predictions from the sherpa leading-order QCD Monte Carlo event generator and the next-to-leading-order perturbative QCD calculation from jetphox. The predictions are found to be consistent with the data over most of the examined kinematic region.
Original languageEnglish
Article number9
Number of pages35
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Hadron-Hadron Scattering
  • QCD

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