Title
Search for three-jet resonances in pp collisions at <tex>$\sqrt{s}$</tex> = 7 TeV Search for three-jet resonances in pp collisions at <tex>$\sqrt{s}$</tex> = 7 TeV
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
107(2011) :10 , p. 1-15
ISSN
0031-9007
ISI
000294328500004
Carrier
E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
A search for three-jet hadronic resonance production in pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV has been conducted by the CMS Collaboration at the LHC, using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 35  pb-1. Events with high jet multiplicity and a large scalar sum of jet transverse momenta are analyzed using a signature-based approach. The number of expected standard model background events is found to be in good agreement with the observed events. Limits on the cross section times branching ratio are set in a model of gluino pair production with an R-parity-violating decay to three quarks, and the data rule out such particles within the mass range of 200 to 280  GeV/c2.
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