Title
Inclusive search for supersymmetry using razor variables in pp collisions at <tex>$\sqrt{s}=7TeV$</tex> Inclusive search for supersymmetry using razor variables in pp collisions at <tex>$\sqrt{s}=7TeV$</tex>
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Sciences. Physics
Publication type
article
Publication
New York, N.Y. ,
Subject
Physics
Source (journal)
Physical review letters. - New York, N.Y.
Volume/pages
111(2013) :8 , p. 1-17
ISSN
0031-9007
Article Reference
081802
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E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
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Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
An inclusive search is presented for new heavy particle pairs produced in root s = 7 TeV proton-proton collisions at the LHC using 4.7 +/- 0.1 fb(-1) of integrated luminosity. The selected events are analyzed in the 2D razor space of M-R, an event-by-event indicator of the heavy particle mass scale, and R, a dimensionless variable related to the missing transverse energy. The third-generation sector is probed using the event heavy-flavor content. The search is sensitive to generic supersymmetry models with minimal assumptions about the superpartner decay chains. No excess is observed in the number of events beyond that predicted by the standard model. Exclusion limits are derived in the CMSSM framework as well as for simplified models. Within the CMSSM parameter space considered, gluino masses up to 800 GeV and squark masses up to 1.35 TeV are excluded at 95% confidence level depending on the model parameters. The direct production of pairs of top or bottom squarks is excluded for masses as high as 400 GeV.
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https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/irua/782790/5512.pdf
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