A search for a new heavy gauge boson W' decaying to an electron or muon, plus a low mass neutrino, is presented. This study uses data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.0 fb(-1), collected using the CMS detector in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7TeV at the LHC. Events containing a single electron or muon and missing transverse momentum are analyzed. No significant excess of events above the standard model expectation is found in the transverse mass distribution of the lepton-neutrino system, and upper limits for cross sections above different transverse mass thresholds are presented. Mass exclusion limits at 95% CL for a range of W' models are determined, including a limit of 2.5TeV for right-handed W' bosons with standard-model-like couplings and limits of 2.43-2.63 TeV for left-handed W' bosons, taking into account their interference with the standard model W boson. Exclusion limits have also been set on Kaluza-Klein W-KK states in the framework of split universal extra dimensions.

Chatrchyan, S., Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Bergauer, T., et al. (2012). Search for leptonic decays of W ' bosons in pp collisions at root s=7TeV. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS(8) [10.1007/JHEP08(2012)023].

Search for leptonic decays of W ' bosons in pp collisions at root s=7TeV

BENAGLIA, ANDREA DAVIDE;DE GUIO, FEDERICO;DI MATTEO, LEONARDO;FIORENDI, SARA;GHEZZI, ALESSIO;MANZONI, RICCARDO ANDREA;MARTELLI, ARABELLA;MASSIRONI, ANDREA;MORONI, LUIGI;PAGANONI, MARCO;RAGAZZI, STEFANO;TABARELLI DE FATIS, TOMMASO;Branca, A;GOVONI, PIETRO;DINARDO, MAURO EMANUELE;
2012

Abstract

A search for a new heavy gauge boson W' decaying to an electron or muon, plus a low mass neutrino, is presented. This study uses data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.0 fb(-1), collected using the CMS detector in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7TeV at the LHC. Events containing a single electron or muon and missing transverse momentum are analyzed. No significant excess of events above the standard model expectation is found in the transverse mass distribution of the lepton-neutrino system, and upper limits for cross sections above different transverse mass thresholds are presented. Mass exclusion limits at 95% CL for a range of W' models are determined, including a limit of 2.5TeV for right-handed W' bosons with standard-model-like couplings and limits of 2.43-2.63 TeV for left-handed W' bosons, taking into account their interference with the standard model W boson. Exclusion limits have also been set on Kaluza-Klein W-KK states in the framework of split universal extra dimensions.
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Left-Right Symmetry; Neutrino; Parity; TEV; Violation; Mass; Muon
English
2012
8
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Chatrchyan, S., Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Bergauer, T., et al. (2012). Search for leptonic decays of W ' bosons in pp collisions at root s=7TeV. JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS(8) [10.1007/JHEP08(2012)023].
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