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Measurement of the production cross section for W^- bosons in association with jets in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector. / ATLAS Collaboration.

In: Phys.Lett. B, Vol. 698, No. 5, N/A, 25.04.2011, p. 325-345.

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ATLAS Collaboration 2011, 'Measurement of the production cross section for W^- bosons in association with jets in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector', Phys.Lett. B, vol. 698, no. 5, N/A, pp. 325-345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2011.03.012

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ATLAS Collaboration (2011). Measurement of the production cross section for W^- bosons in association with jets in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector. Phys.Lett. B, 698(5), 325-345. [N/A]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2011.03.012

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ATLAS Collaboration. Measurement of the production cross section for W^- bosons in association with jets in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector. Phys.Lett. B. 2011 Apr 25;698(5):325-345. N/A. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2011.03.012

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ATLAS Collaboration. / Measurement of the production cross section for W^- bosons in association with jets in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector. In: Phys.Lett. B. 2011 ; Vol. 698, No. 5. pp. 325-345.

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