Results are presented from a search for heavy, right-handed muon neutrinos, N-mu, and right-handed W-R bosons, which arise in the left-right symmetric extensions of the standard model. The analysis is based on a 5: 0 fb(-1) sample of proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV, collected by the CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No evidence is observed for an excess of events over the standard model expectation. For models with exact left-right symmetry, heavy right-handed neutrinos are excluded at 95% confidence level for a range of neutrino masses below the WR mass, dependent on the value of M-WR. The excluded region in the two-dimensional (M-WR, MN mu) mass plane extends to M-WR = 2.5TeV. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.261802

Chatrchyan, S., Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Aguilo, E., et al. (2012). Search for Heavy Neutrinos and W-R Bosons with Right-Handed Couplings in a Left-Right Symmetric Model in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 109(26) [10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.261802].

Search for Heavy Neutrinos and W-R Bosons with Right-Handed Couplings in a Left-Right Symmetric Model in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV

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

Results are presented from a search for heavy, right-handed muon neutrinos, N-mu, and right-handed W-R bosons, which arise in the left-right symmetric extensions of the standard model. The analysis is based on a 5: 0 fb(-1) sample of proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV, collected by the CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No evidence is observed for an excess of events over the standard model expectation. For models with exact left-right symmetry, heavy right-handed neutrinos are excluded at 95% confidence level for a range of neutrino masses below the WR mass, dependent on the value of M-WR. The excluded region in the two-dimensional (M-WR, MN mu) mass plane extends to M-WR = 2.5TeV. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.261802
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Majorana neutrinos; parity; mass
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2012
109
26
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Chatrchyan, S., Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Aguilo, E., et al. (2012). Search for Heavy Neutrinos and W-R Bosons with Right-Handed Couplings in a Left-Right Symmetric Model in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 109(26) [10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.261802].
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