Buchmann, Marco A.
Casal Laraña, Bruno
Marini, Andrea C.
Martinez Ruiz del Arbol, Pablo
Ronga, Frédéric J.
Weber, Hannsjörg A.
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At the Large Hadron Collider, the identification of jets originating from b quarks is important for searches for new physics and for measurements of standard model processes. A variety of algorithms has been developed by CMS to select b-quark jets based on variables such as the impact parameters of charged-particle tracks, the properties of reconstructed decay vertices, and the presence or absence of a lepton, or combinations thereof. The performance of these algorithms has been measured using data from proton-proton collisions at the LHC and compared with expectations based on simulation. The data used in this study were recorded in 2011 at √s = 7 TeV for a total integrated luminosity of 5.0 fb-1. The efficiency for tagging b-quark jets has been measured in events from multijet and t-quark pair production. CMS has achieved a b-jet tagging efficiency of 85% for a light-parton misidentification probability of 10% in multijet events. For analyses requiring higher purity, a misidentification probability of only 1.5% has been achieved, for a 70% b-jet tagging efficiency Show more
Journal / seriesJournal of Instrumentation
Pages / Article No.
PublisherInstitute of Physics
SubjectPerformance of High Energy Physics Detectors; Large detector-systems performance; Pattern recognition; Cluster finding; Calibration and fitting methods
Organisational unit03381 - Pauss, Felicitas (emeritus)
03593 - Dissertori, Günther
03904 - Wallny, Rainer
08803 - Grab, Christoph (Tit.Prof.)
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