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dc.contributor.authorAaboud, M.en
dc.contributor.authorAad, G.en
dc.contributor.authorAbbott, B.en
dc.contributor.authorAbdallah, J.en
dc.contributor.authorAbdinov, O.en
dc.contributor.authorAbeloos, B.en
dc.contributor.authorAben, R.en
dc.contributor.authorAbouzeid, O.en
dc.contributor.authorAbraham, N.en
dc.contributor.authorAbramowicz, H.en
dc.contributor.authorAbreu, H.en
dc.contributor.authorAbreu, R.en
dc.contributor.authorAbulaiti, Y.en
dc.contributor.authorAcharya, B.en
dc.contributor.authorAdamczyk, L.en
dc.contributor.authorAdams, D.en
dc.contributor.authorAdelman, J.en
dc.contributor.authorAdomeit, S.en
dc.contributor.authorAdye, T.en
dc.contributor.authorAffolder, A.en
dc.contributor.authoret al.en
dc.date.issued2016en
dc.identifier.citationPhysical Review Letters, 2016; 117(18):182002-1-182002-19en
dc.identifier.issn0031-9007en
dc.identifier.issn1079-7114en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/115049-
dc.description.abstractThis Letter presents a measurement of the inelastic proton-proton cross section using 60 μb⁻¹ of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy √s of 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Inelastic interactions are selected using rings of plastic scintillators in the forward region (2.07<|η|<3.86) of the detector. A cross section of 68.1±1.4  mb is measured in the fiducial region ξ=M2X/s>10⁻⁶, where Mχ is the larger invariant mass of the two hadronic systems separated by the largest rapidity gap in the event. In this ξ range the scintillators are highly efficient. For diffractive events this corresponds to cases where at least one proton dissociates to a system with Mχ>13  GeV. The measured cross section is compared with a range of theoretical predictions. When extrapolated to the full phase space, a cross section of 78.1±2.9  mb is measured, consistent with the inelastic cross section increasing with center-of-mass energy.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityM. Aaboud ... P. Jackson ... L. Lee ... A. Petridis ... M.J. White ... [et al.] (The ATLAS Collaboration)en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAmerican Physical Societyen
dc.rights© 2016 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration. Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI.en
dc.subjectATLAS Collaboration; ATLAS Collaborationen
dc.titleMeasurement of the inelastic proton-proton cross section at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHCen
dc.title.alternativeMeasurement of the inelastic proton-proton cross section at root s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHCen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0030058546en
dc.identifier.doi10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.182002en
dc.identifier.pubid253790-
pubs.library.collectionPhysics publicationsen
pubs.library.teamDS14en
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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