Useful Diagrams
of Top Signals and Backgrounds

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Top Pair Production and Decay
ttbar production from qqbar ttbar production from gluons ttbar production with l+jets decay
ttbar with emu decay ttbar with mujets decay ttbar with alljets decay
top decay to l+jets top decay with VtB coupling ttbar production from ppbar
ttbar production with l+jets decay, along the beamline ttbar branching fractions pie chart ttbar decay channels
ttbar production at the LHC ttbar at the LHC ttbar at the LHC
Single Top Diagrams
single top tree level single top tree level single top tree level
tb single top with Vtb tqb single top with Vtb single top tree level
tb single top with decay and protons tqb single top with decay and protons  
tb single top with decay tqb single top with decay  
tb single top with tau decay tqb single top with tau decay  
2 to 2 tq diagram 2 to 3 tqb diagram with bbbar 2 to 3 tqb diagram with ttbar
Beyond-the-Standard-Model Top Processes
top pairs with standard charge top pairs with exotic charge Top pair radiating a neutral Higgs, with W boson decay
Charged Higgs decay to taunu Charged Higgs decay to csbar Top pair radiating a neutral Higgs
t-prime pairs top pair, with a FCNC decay to a Z boson top pair, with a FCNC decay to a Z boson
flavor-changing neutral current single top via Z or gamma flavor-changing neutral current single top via Z or gamma stop pair producton
flavor-changing neutral current single top via gluon flavor-changing neutral current single top via gluon stop pair producton with decay to charginos
Wprime decay to tb Charged Higgs decay to tb  
Wprime decay to tb Wprime decay to tb Wprime decay to tb
heavy Z-prime resonance for ttbar heavy W-prime for single top  
top coupling to W boson top coupling to Z boson top coupling to Higgs boson
W+Jets, Z+Jets, Top Pairs, and Multijets Backgrounds
Wbb background Wbbg background W+jets, fake b
ttbar in red with decay Z+bb in khaki WW, orange
multijets, fake e, brown bbbar, fake-isolated mu, brown  
ttbar, green qqbar, fake e, green bbbar, fake-isolated mu, green
Other Electroweak Processes
W decaying to munu Z decaying to ee WW decaying to lnuqqbar
low-mass Higgs to bbbar high-mass Higgs to WW  
Z+bb in purple Z+g WH
gg->ttt->H qqbarp->WH qqbarp->ZH


This page created by Ann Heinson
Last update: October 29, 2011