Search for an excess of events with an identical flavour lepton pair and significant missing transverse momentum in √s = TeV proton-proton collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration

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Results are presented of a search for particles decaying into final states with significant missing transverse momentum and exactly two identical flavour leptons (e, μ) of opposite charge in √s = TeV collisions at the Large Hadron Collider. This channel is particularly sensitive to supersymmetric particle cascade decays producing flavour correlated lepton pairs. Flavour uncorrelated backgrounds are subtracted using a sample of opposite flavour lepton pair events. Observation of an excess beyond Standard Model expectations following this subtraction procedure would offer one of the best routes to measuring the masses of supersymmetric particles. In a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 35 pb-1 no such excess is observed. Model-independent limits are set on the contribution to these final states from supersymmetry and are used to exclude regions of a phenomenological supersymmetric parameter space.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)1-18
ページ数18
ジャーナルEuropean Physical Journal C
71
発行部数7
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 7 1 2011

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Flavors
transverse momentum
leptons
Momentum
Protons
Detectors
collisions
protons
detectors
Supersymmetry
Colliding beam accelerators
subtraction
supersymmetry
Luminance
cascades
routes
luminosity
decay

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  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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