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Title: Search for WZ resonances in the fully leptonic channel using pp collisions at √s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector

A search for resonant WZ production in the ℓνℓ'ℓ' (ℓ,ℓ'=e,μ) decay channel using 20.3 fb -1 of √s = 8 TeV pp collision data collected by the ATLAS experiment at LHC is presented. No significant deviation from the Standard Model prediction is observed and upper limits on the production cross sections of WZ resonances from an extended gauge model W' and from a simplified model of heavy vector triplets are derived. As a result, a corresponding observed (expected) lower mass limit of 1.52 (1.49) TeV is derived for the W' at the 95% confidence level.
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Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357; AC02-05CH11231; SC00112704; AC03-76SF00515
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physics Letters. Section B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 737; Journal ID: ISSN 0370-2693
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS
OSTI Identifier:
1197765
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1223375

Aad, G., Abbott, B., Abdallah, J., Khalek, S. Abdel, Abdinov, O., Aben, R., Abi, B., Abolins, M., AbouZeid, O. S., Abramowicz, H., Abreu, H., Abreu, R., Abulaiti, Y., Acharya, B. S., Adamczyk, L., Adams, D. L., Adelman, J., Adomeit, S., and Adye, T.. Search for WZ resonances in the fully leptonic channel using pp collisions at √s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2014.08.039.
Aad, G., Abbott, B., Abdallah, J., Khalek, S. Abdel, Abdinov, O., Aben, R., Abi, B., Abolins, M., AbouZeid, O. S., Abramowicz, H., Abreu, H., Abreu, R., Abulaiti, Y., Acharya, B. S., Adamczyk, L., Adams, D. L., Adelman, J., Adomeit, S., & Adye, T.. Search for WZ resonances in the fully leptonic channel using pp collisions at √s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector. United States. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2014.08.039.
Aad, G., Abbott, B., Abdallah, J., Khalek, S. Abdel, Abdinov, O., Aben, R., Abi, B., Abolins, M., AbouZeid, O. S., Abramowicz, H., Abreu, H., Abreu, R., Abulaiti, Y., Acharya, B. S., Adamczyk, L., Adams, D. L., Adelman, J., Adomeit, S., and Adye, T.. 2014. "Search for WZ resonances in the fully leptonic channel using pp collisions at √s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector". United States. doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2014.08.039.
@article{osti_1197765,
title = {Search for WZ resonances in the fully leptonic channel using pp collisions at √s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector},
author = {Aad, G. and Abbott, B. and Abdallah, J. and Khalek, S. Abdel and Abdinov, O. and Aben, R. and Abi, B. and Abolins, M. and AbouZeid, O. S. and Abramowicz, H. and Abreu, H. and Abreu, R. and Abulaiti, Y. and Acharya, B. S. and Adamczyk, L. and Adams, D. L. and Adelman, J. and Adomeit, S. and Adye, T.},
abstractNote = {A search for resonant WZ production in the ℓνℓ'ℓ' (ℓ,ℓ'=e,μ) decay channel using 20.3 fb-1 of √s = 8 TeV pp collision data collected by the ATLAS experiment at LHC is presented. No significant deviation from the Standard Model prediction is observed and upper limits on the production cross sections of WZ resonances from an extended gauge model W' and from a simplified model of heavy vector triplets are derived. As a result, a corresponding observed (expected) lower mass limit of 1.52 (1.49) TeV is derived for the W' at the 95% confidence level.},
doi = {10.1016/j.physletb.2014.08.039},
journal = {Physics Letters. Section B},
number = ,
volume = 737,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {10}
}