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Title: Measurement of the top quark antiquark charge asymmetry in highly boosted events in the single-lepton channel at 13 TeV
The measurement of the charge asymmetry for highly boosted top quark pairs decaying to a single lepton and jets is presented. The analysis is performed using 138 fb−1 of data collected in pp collisions at s√=13 TeV with the CMS detector during Run 2 of the Large Hadron Collider. The selection is optimized for top quark-antiquark pairs produced with large Lorentz boosts, resulting in non-isolated leptons and overlapping jets. The top quark charge asymmetry is measured for events with tt⎯⎯ invariant mass larger than 750 GeV and corrected for detector and acceptance effects using a binned maximum likelihood fit. The measured top quark charge asymmetry is in good agreement with the standard model prediction at next-to-next-to-leading order in perturbation theory with next-to-leading order electroweak corrections. Differential distributions for two invariant mass ranges are also presented.
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