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Title: A Search for Dark Higgs Bosons

Abstract

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.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
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
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

Citation Formats

Lees, J.P. A Search for Dark Higgs Bosons. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.211801.
Lees, J.P. A Search for Dark Higgs Bosons. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.211801.
Lees, J.P. 2012. "A Search for Dark Higgs Bosons". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.211801. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1038007.
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