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Title: A Search for Dark Higgs Bosons

A Search for Dark Higgs Bosons Recent astrophysical and terrestrial experiments have motivated the proposal of a dark sector with GeV-scale gauge boson force carriers and new Higgs bosons. We present a search for a dark Higgs boson using 516 fb{sup -1} of data collected with the BABAR detector. We do not observe a significant signal and we set 90% confidence level upper limits on the product of the Standard Model-dark sector mixing angle and the dark sector coupling constant.
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OSTI Identifier:1038007
Report Number(s):SLAC-PUB-14863
Journal ID: ISSN 0031--9007; arXiv:1202.1313; TRN: US1201725
DOE Contract Number:AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:Journal Article
Resource Relation:Journal Name: Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 211801 (2012); Journal Volume: 108; Journal Issue: 21
Research Org:SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)
Sponsoring Org:US DOE Office of Science (DOE SC)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; BOSONS; COUPLING CONSTANTS; HIGGS BOSONS Experiment-HEP, Phenomenology-HEP,HEPEX