Results are presented from a search for charged-lepton flavor violating (CLFV) interactions in top quark production and decay in pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. The events are required to contain one oppositely charged electron-muon pair in the final state, along with at least one jet identified as originating from a bottom quark. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 138 fb−1, collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC. This analysis includes both the production (q → eμt) and decay (t → eμq) modes of the top quark through CLFV interactions, with q referring to a u or c quark. These interactions are parametrized using an effective field theory approach. With no significant excess over the standard model expectation, the results are interpreted in terms of vector-, scalar-, and tensor-like CLFV four-fermion effective interactions. Finally, observed exclusion limits are set at 95% confidence levels on the respective branching fractions of a top quark to an eμ pair and an up (charm) quark of 0.13 × 10−6 (1.31 × 10−6), 0.07 × 10−6 (0.89 × 10−6), and 0.25 × 10−6 (2.59 × 10−6) for vector, scalar, and tensor CLFV interactions, respectively.

Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Andrejkovic, J., Bergauer, T., Chatterjee, S., Dragicevic, M., et al. (2022). Search for charged-lepton flavor violation in top quark production and decay in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, 2022(6) [10.1007/JHEP06(2022)082].

Search for charged-lepton flavor violation in top quark production and decay in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV

Benaglia A.;Boldrini G.;Brivio F.;Cetorelli F.;De Guio F.;Dinardo M. E.;Ghezzi A.;Govoni P.;Guzzi L.;Lucchini M. T.;Malberti M.;Massironi A.;Moroni L.;Paganoni M.;Pinolini B. S.;Ragazzi S.;Tabarelli de Fatis T.;Valsecchi D.;Zuolo D.;Ortona G.;Gerosa R.;
2022

Abstract

Results are presented from a search for charged-lepton flavor violating (CLFV) interactions in top quark production and decay in pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. The events are required to contain one oppositely charged electron-muon pair in the final state, along with at least one jet identified as originating from a bottom quark. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 138 fb−1, collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC. This analysis includes both the production (q → eμt) and decay (t → eμq) modes of the top quark through CLFV interactions, with q referring to a u or c quark. These interactions are parametrized using an effective field theory approach. With no significant excess over the standard model expectation, the results are interpreted in terms of vector-, scalar-, and tensor-like CLFV four-fermion effective interactions. Finally, observed exclusion limits are set at 95% confidence levels on the respective branching fractions of a top quark to an eμ pair and an up (charm) quark of 0.13 × 10−6 (1.31 × 10−6), 0.07 × 10−6 (0.89 × 10−6), and 0.25 × 10−6 (2.59 × 10−6) for vector, scalar, and tensor CLFV interactions, respectively.
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Hadron-Hadron Scattering; Top Physics;
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2022
2022
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Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Andrejkovic, J., Bergauer, T., Chatterjee, S., Dragicevic, M., et al. (2022). Search for charged-lepton flavor violation in top quark production and decay in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, 2022(6) [10.1007/JHEP06(2022)082].
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