Results are presented of a search for a heavy Majorana neutrino [Formula presented] decaying into two same-flavor leptons ℓ (electrons or muons) and a quark-pair jet. A model is considered in which the [Formula presented] is an excited neutrino in a compositeness scenario. The analysis is performed using a sample of proton-proton collisions at s=13TeV recorded by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 138fb−1. The data are found to be in agreement with the standard model prediction. For the process in which the [Formula presented] is produced in association with a lepton, followed by the decay of the [Formula presented] to a same-flavor lepton and a quark pair, an upper limit at 95% confidence level on the product of the cross section and branching fraction is obtained as a function of the [Formula presented] mass [Formula presented] and the compositeness scale Λ. For this model the data exclude the existence of [Formula presented] ([Formula presented]) for [Formula presented] below 6.0 (6.1) TeV, at the limit where [Formula presented] is equal to Λ. For [Formula presented], values of Λ less than 20 (23) TeV are excluded. These results represent a considerable improvement in sensitivity, covering a larger parameter space than previous searches in [Formula presented] collisions at 13 TeV.

Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Andrejkovic, J., Bergauer, T., Chatterjee, S., Damanakis, K., et al. (2023). Search for a heavy composite Majorana neutrino in events with dilepton signatures from proton-proton collisions at s=13 TeV. PHYSICS LETTERS. SECTION B, 843 [10.1016/j.physletb.2023.137803].

Search for a heavy composite Majorana neutrino in events with dilepton signatures from proton-proton collisions at s=13 TeV

Xiao J.;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.;Zuolo D.;Gerosa R.;
2023

Abstract

Results are presented of a search for a heavy Majorana neutrino [Formula presented] decaying into two same-flavor leptons ℓ (electrons or muons) and a quark-pair jet. A model is considered in which the [Formula presented] is an excited neutrino in a compositeness scenario. The analysis is performed using a sample of proton-proton collisions at s=13TeV recorded by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 138fb−1. The data are found to be in agreement with the standard model prediction. For the process in which the [Formula presented] is produced in association with a lepton, followed by the decay of the [Formula presented] to a same-flavor lepton and a quark pair, an upper limit at 95% confidence level on the product of the cross section and branching fraction is obtained as a function of the [Formula presented] mass [Formula presented] and the compositeness scale Λ. For this model the data exclude the existence of [Formula presented] ([Formula presented]) for [Formula presented] below 6.0 (6.1) TeV, at the limit where [Formula presented] is equal to Λ. For [Formula presented], values of Λ less than 20 (23) TeV are excluded. These results represent a considerable improvement in sensitivity, covering a larger parameter space than previous searches in [Formula presented] collisions at 13 TeV.
Articolo in rivista - Articolo scientifico
CMS; Composite fermions; Heavy leptons; LHC
English
2023
843
137803
none
Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Andrejkovic, J., Bergauer, T., Chatterjee, S., Damanakis, K., et al. (2023). Search for a heavy composite Majorana neutrino in events with dilepton signatures from proton-proton collisions at s=13 TeV. PHYSICS LETTERS. SECTION B, 843 [10.1016/j.physletb.2023.137803].
File in questo prodotto:
Non ci sono file associati a questo prodotto.

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/10281/453705
Citazioni
  • Scopus 1
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 0
Social impact