Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Hadron multiplicity induced by top quark decays at the LHC
Institute for High Energy Physics, 142 281, Protvino, Russia
* e-mail: Roman.Rioutine@cern.ch
Revised: 21 January 2012
Published online: 3 February 2012
The average charged hadron multiplicities induced by top quark decays are calculated in pQCD at LHC energies. Different modes of top production are considered. Proposed measurements can be used as an additional test of pQCD calculations independent of the fragmentation model.
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