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A multi-dimensional search for new heavy resonances decaying to boosted $\text{ W }{}{}$ $\text{ W }{}{}$ , $\text{ W }{}{}$ $\text{ Z }{}{}$ , or $\text{ Z }{}{}$ $\text{ Z }{}{}$ boson pairs in the dijet final state at 13 TeV

CMS Collaboration; Sirunyan, A. M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Ambrogi, F.; Bergauer, T.; Brandstetter, J.; Dragicevic, M.; Erö, J.; Del Valle, A. Escalante; Flechl, M.; Frühwirth, R.; Jeitler, M.; Krammer, N.; Krätschmer, I.; Liko, D.; Madlener, T.; Mikulec, I.; Rad, N.; ... mehr


A search in an all-jet final state for new massive resonances decaying to WW, WZ, or ZZ boson pairs using a novel analysis method is presented. The analysis is performed on data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 77.3 fb$^{-1}$ recorded with the CMS experiment at the LHC at a centre-of-mass energy of 13TeV. The search is focussed on potential narrow-width resonances with masses above 1.2TeV, where the decay products of each W or Z boson are expected to be collimated into a single, large-radius jet. The signal is extracted using a three-dimensional maximum likelihood fit of the two jet masses and the dijet invariant mass, yielding an improvement in sensitivity of up to 30% relative to previous search methods. No excess is observed above the estimated standard model background. In a heavy vector tripletmodel, spin-1Z` and W` resonances with masses below 3.5 and 3.8 TeV, respectively, are excluded at 95% confidence level. In a bulk graviton model, upper limits on cross sections are set between 27 and 0.2 fb for resonance masses between 1.2 and 5.2TeV, respectively. The limits presented in this paper are the best to date in the dijet final state.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000119673
Veröffentlicht am 12.06.2020
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-020-7773-5
Zitationen: 31
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Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Teilchenphysik (ETP)
Institut für Prozessdatenverarbeitung und Elektronik (IPE)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 03.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1434-6044, 1434-6052
KITopen-ID: 1000119673
Erschienen in The European physical journal / C
Verlag Springer Verlag
Band 80
Heft 3
Seiten Article: 237
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Vorab online veröffentlicht am 12.03.2020
Nachgewiesen in arXiv
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