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Title: Search for stopped gluinos from p-anti-p collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV

Abstract

Long-lived, heavy particles are predicted in a number of models beyond the standard model of particle physics. We present the first direct search for such particles' decays, occurring up to 100 h after their production and not synchronized with an accelerator bunch crossing. We apply the analysis to the gluino ({tilde g}), predicted in split supersymmetry, which after hadronization can become charged and lose enough momentum through ionization to come to rest in dense particle detectors. Approximately 410 pb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector during Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider are analyzed in search of such 'stopped gluinos' decaying into a gluon and a neutralino ({tilde {chi}}{sub 1}{sup 0}). Limits are placed on the (gluino cross section)x(probability to stop)x[BR({tilde g}{yields}g {tilde {chi}}{sub 1}{sup 0<})] as a function of the gluino and {tilde {chi}}{sub 1}{sup 0<} masses, for gluino lifetimes from 30 {micro}s-100 h.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
917106
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-07-100-E
Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007; PRLTAO; arXiv eprint number arXiv:0705.0306; TRN: US0804468
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Phys.Rev.Lett.99:131801,2007; Journal Volume: 99
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ACCELERATORS; FERMILAB TEVATRON; GLUONS; IONIZATION; PHYSICS; PRODUCTION; STANDARD MODEL; SUPERSYMMETRY; Experiment-HEP

Citation Formats

Abazov, V.M., Abbott, B., Abolins, M., Acharya, B.S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Aguilo, E., Ahn, S.H., Ahsan, M., Alexeev, G.D., Alkhazov, G., and /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.. Search for stopped gluinos from p-anti-p collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.131801.
Abazov, V.M., Abbott, B., Abolins, M., Acharya, B.S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Aguilo, E., Ahn, S.H., Ahsan, M., Alexeev, G.D., Alkhazov, G., & /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.. Search for stopped gluinos from p-anti-p collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.131801.
Abazov, V.M., Abbott, B., Abolins, M., Acharya, B.S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Aguilo, E., Ahn, S.H., Ahsan, M., Alexeev, G.D., Alkhazov, G., and /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.. Tue . "Search for stopped gluinos from p-anti-p collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.131801. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/917106.
@article{osti_917106,
title = {Search for stopped gluinos from p-anti-p collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV},
author = {Abazov, V.M. and Abbott, B. and Abolins, M. and Acharya, B.S. and Adams, M. and Adams, T. and Aguilo, E. and Ahn, S.H. and Ahsan, M. and Alexeev, G.D. and Alkhazov, G. and /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.},
abstractNote = {Long-lived, heavy particles are predicted in a number of models beyond the standard model of particle physics. We present the first direct search for such particles' decays, occurring up to 100 h after their production and not synchronized with an accelerator bunch crossing. We apply the analysis to the gluino ({tilde g}), predicted in split supersymmetry, which after hadronization can become charged and lose enough momentum through ionization to come to rest in dense particle detectors. Approximately 410 pb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector during Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider are analyzed in search of such 'stopped gluinos' decaying into a gluon and a neutralino ({tilde {chi}}{sub 1}{sup 0}). Limits are placed on the (gluino cross section)x(probability to stop)x[BR({tilde g}{yields}g {tilde {chi}}{sub 1}{sup 0<})] as a function of the gluino and {tilde {chi}}{sub 1}{sup 0<} masses, for gluino lifetimes from 30 {micro}s-100 h.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.131801},
journal = {Phys.Rev.Lett.99:131801,2007},
number = ,
volume = 99,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}