The performance of tau-lepton reconstruction and identification algorithms is studied using a data sample of proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36 pb(-1) collected with the CMS detector at the LHC. The tau leptons that decay into one or three charged hadrons, zero or more short-lived neutral hadrons, and a neutrino are identified using final-state particles reconstructed in the CMS tracker and electromagnetic calorimeter. The reconstruction efficiency of the algorithms is measured using tau leptons produced in Z-boson decays. The tau-lepton misidentification rates for jets and electrons are determined.

The performance of tau-lepton reconstruction and identification algorithms is studied using a data sample of proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36 pb(-1) collected with the CMS detector at the LHC. The tau leptons that decay into one or three charged hadrons, zero or more short-lived neutral hadrons, and a neutrino are identified using final-state particles reconstructed in the CMS tracker and electromagnetic calorimeter. The reconstruction efficiency of the algorithms is measured using tau leptons produced in Z-boson decays. The tau-lepton misidentification rates for jets and electrons are determined.

Performance of tau-lepton reconstruction and identification in CMS

ALBERGO, Sebastiano Francesco;Costa S;TRICOMI, Alessia Rita;TUVE', Cristina Natalina;
2012

Abstract

The performance of tau-lepton reconstruction and identification algorithms is studied using a data sample of proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36 pb(-1) collected with the CMS detector at the LHC. The tau leptons that decay into one or three charged hadrons, zero or more short-lived neutral hadrons, and a neutrino are identified using final-state particles reconstructed in the CMS tracker and electromagnetic calorimeter. The reconstruction efficiency of the algorithms is measured using tau leptons produced in Z-boson decays. The tau-lepton misidentification rates for jets and electrons are determined.
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