Search for high mass dilepton resonances in pp collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS experiment
Popovic, D. S.
Vranješ Milosavljević, Marija
ATLAS Collaboration (ukupan broj autora: 3037)
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This Letter presents a search for high mass e(+)e(-) or mu(+)mu(-) resonances in pp collisions at root s = 7 TeV at the LHC. The data were recorded by the ATLAS experiment during 2010 and correspond to a total integrated luminosity of similar to 40 pb(-1). No statistically significant excess above the Standard Model expectation is observed in the search region of dilepton invariant mass above 110 GeV. Upper limits at the 95% confidence level are set on the cross section times branching ratio of Z resonances decaying to dielectrons and dimuons as a function of the resonance mass. A lower mass limit of 1.048 TeV on the Sequential Standard Model Z boson is derived, as well as mass limits on Z* and E-6-motivated Z models. (C) 2011 CERN. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Keywords:Grand unified theory / Narrow resonance / New gauge boson / Z / Dilepton / Mass spectrum
Source:Physics Letters B, 2011, 700, 3-4, 163-180
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