Search for production of WW/WZ resonances decaying to a lepton, neutrino and jets in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector

Allbrooke, B M M, Asquith, L, Cerri, A, Chavez Barajas, C A, De Santo, A, Salvatore, F, Santoyo Castillo, I, Suruliz, K, Sutton, M R, Vivarelli, I and The ATLAS Collaboration, et al. (2015) Search for production of WW/WZ resonances decaying to a lepton, neutrino and jets in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector. European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 75 (209). ISSN 1434-6044

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Abstract

A search is presented for narrow diboson resonances decaying to WW or WZ in the final state where one W boson decays leptonically (to an electron or a muon plus a neutrino) and the other W/Z boson decays hadronically. The analysis is performed using an integrated luminosity of 20.3 fb−1 of pp collisions at √s=8 TeV collected by the ATLAS detector at the large hadron collider. No evidence for resonant diboson production is observed, and resonance masses below 700 and 1490 GeV are excluded at 95 % confidence level for the spin-2 Randall–Sundrum bulk graviton G∗ with coupling constant of 1.0 and the extended gauge model W′ boson respectively.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Research Centres and Groups: Experimental Particle Physics Research Group
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Depositing User: Billy Wichaidit
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 16:02
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2017 22:18
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/67523

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ATLASG0275STFC-SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCILST/I006048/1