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Title Event shape criteria for single-lepton top-quark signals
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Abstract Single-lepton plus jets signals from tt̅ production at hadron colliders generally give more spherically symmetrical events than the principal backgrounds from W production. We show that sphericity and aplanarity criteria, applied to lepton plus neutrino plus four-jet final states at the Fermilab Tevatron pp̅ collider, help to discriminate; they can be used either to validate an eventual top-quark signal or simply to reduce background. An alternative circularity criterion in the transverse plane is less successful.
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Report DTP-93-58. 1993. 1993
Report RAL Technical Reports RAL-93-054. 1993. RAL-TR-1993-054.pdf 1993
Report MAD-PH-777. 1993. 1993
Journal Article Phys Rev D 48 (1993): 3953-3956. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.48.R3953 1993
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