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Search for pair-produced resonances decaying to jet pairs in proton-proton collisions at √s=8 TeV

Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A. M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Bergauer, T.; Dragicevic, M.; Erö, J.; Friedl, M.; Frühwirth, R.; Ghete, V. M.; Hartl, C.; Hörmann, N.; Hrubec, J.; Jeitler, M.; Kiesenhofer, W.; Knünz, V.; Krammer, M.; Krätschmer, I.; Liko, D.; Mikulec, I.; ... mehr

Results are reported of a general search for pair production of heavy resonances decaying to pairs of hadronic jets in events with at least four jets. The study is based on up to 19.4fb$^{-1}$ of integrated luminosity from proton–proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8TeV, recorded with the CMS detector at the LHC. Limits are determined on the production of scalar top quarks (top squarks) in the framework of R-parity violating supersymmetry and on the production of color-octet vector bosons (colorons). First limits at the LHC are placed on top squark production for two scenarios. The first assumes decay to a bottom quark and a light-flavor quark and is excluded for masses between 200 and 385GeV, and the second assumes decay to a pair of light-flavor quarks and is excluded for masses between 200 and 350GeV at 95% confidence level. Previous limits on colorons decaying to light-flavor quarks are extended to exclude masses from 200 to 835GeV.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2015.04.045
ISSN: 0370-2693, 1873-2445
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-627292
KITopen ID: 1000062729
Erschienen in Physics letters / B
Band 747
Seiten 98-119
Lizenz CC BY 4.0: Creative Commons Namensnennung 4.0 International
Schlagworte CMS, Physics, Dijets
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