A search for prompt lepton-jets in pp collisions at √s=7TeV with the ATLAS detector

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    Abstract

    We present a search for a light (mass <2GeV) boson predicted by Hidden Valley supersymmetric models that decays into a final state consisting of collimated muons or electrons, denoted “lepton-jets”. The analysis uses 5fb−1 of s=7TeV proton–proton collision data recorded by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider to search for the following signatures: single lepton-jets with at least four muons; pairs of lepton-jets, each with two or more muons; and pairs of lepton-jets with two or more electrons. This study finds no statistically significant deviation from the Standard Model prediction and places 95% confidence-level exclusion limits on the production cross section times branching ratio of light bosons for several parameter sets of a Hidden Valley model.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)299-317
    Number of pages19
    JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
    Volume719
    Issue number4-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013 Feb 26

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    A search for prompt lepton-jets in pp collisions at √s=7TeV with the ATLAS detector. / ATLAS Collaboration.

    In: Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, Vol. 719, No. 4-5, 26.02.2013, p. 299-317.

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