Search for displaced muonic lepton jets from light Higgs boson decay in proton–proton collisions at √s = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector

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    Abstract

    A search is performed for collimated muon pairs displaced from the primary vertex produced in the decay of long-lived neutral particles in proton–proton collisions at s=7 TeV centre-of-mass energy, with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. In a 1.9 fb−1event sample collected during 2011, the observed data are consistent with the Standard Model background expectations. Limits on the product of the production cross section and the branching ratio of a Higgs boson decaying to hidden-sector neutral long-lived particles are derived as a function of the particlesʼ mean lifetime.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)32-50
    Number of pages19
    JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
    Volume721
    Issue number1-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013 Apr 10

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