Search for new phenomena in high-mass diphoton final states using 37 fb−1 of proton–proton collisions collected at √s=13TeV 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, (2017) Search for new phenomena in high-mass diphoton final states using 37 fb−1 of proton–proton collisions collected at √s=13TeV with the ATLAS detector. Physics Letters B, 775. pp. 105-125. ISSN 0370-2693

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Abstract

Searches for new phenomena in high-mass diphoton final states with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC are presented. The analysis is based on pp collision data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.7 fb−1 at a centre-of-mass energy √s=13TeV recorded in 2015 and 2016. Searches are performed for resonances with spin 0, as predicted by theories with an extended Higgs sector, and for resonances with spin 2, using a warped extra-dimension model as a benchmark model, as well as for non-resonant signals, assuming a large extra-dimension scenario. No significant deviation from the Standard Model is observed. Upper limits are placed on the production cross section times branching ratio to two photons as a function of the resonance mass. In addition, lower limits are set on the ultraviolet cutoff scale in the large extra-dimensions model.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Depositing User: Billy Wichaidit
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2018 16:53
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2018 16:53
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/73560

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ATLASG0275STFC-SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES COUNCILST/I006048/1