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Title: Search for long-lived, massive particles in events with displaced vertices and missing transverse momentum in s =13 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector

A search for long-lived, massive particles predicted by many theories beyond the Standard Model is presented. The search targets final states with large missing transverse momentum and at least one high-mass displaced vertex with five or more tracks, and uses 32.8 fb-1 of s=13 TeV pp collision data collected by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The observed yield is consistent with the expected background. The results are used to extract 95% C.L. exclusion limits on the production of long-lived gluinos with masses up to 2.37 TeV and lifetimes of O(10-2)-O(10) ns in a simplified model inspired by split supersymmetry.
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Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515; AC02-05CH11231
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 97; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Contributing Orgs:
ATLAS Collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS
OSTI Identifier:
1430156
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1465436

Aaboud, M, Aad, G, Abbott, B, Abdinov, O, Abeloos, B, Abidi, SH, Abouzeid, OS, Abraham, NL, Abramowicz, H, Abreu, H, Abreu, R, Abulaiti, Y, Acharya, BS, Adachi, S, Adamczyk, L, Adelman, J, Adersberger, M, Adye, T, Affolder, AA, Agatonovic-Jovin, T, Agheorghiesei, C, Aguilar-Saavedra, JA, Ahlen, SP, Ahmadov, F, Aielli, G, Akatsuka, S, Akerstedt, H, Åkesson, TPA, Akilli, E, Akimov, AV, Alberghi, GL, Albert, J, Albicocco, P, Alconada Verzini, MJ, Alderweireldt, SC, Aleksa, M, Aleksandrov, IN, Alexa, C, Alexander, G, Alexopoulos, T, Alhroob, M, Ali, B, Aliev, M, Alimonti, G, Alison, J, Alkire, SP, Allbrooke, BMM, Allen, BW, Allport, PP, Aloisio, A, Alonso, A, Alonso, F, Alpigiani, C, Alshehri, AA, Alstaty, MI, Alvarez Gonzalez, B, Álvarez Piqueras, D, Alviggi, MG, Amadio, BT, Amaral Coutinho, Y, Amelung, C, Amidei, D, Amor Dos Santos, SP, Amorim, A, Amoroso, S, Amundsen, G, Anastopoulos, C, Ancu, LS, Andari, N, Andeen, T, Anders, CF, Anders, JK, Anderson, KJ, Andreazza, A, Andrei, V, Angelidakis, S, Angelozzi, I, Angerami, A, Anisenkov, AV, Anjos, N, Annovi, A, and Antel, C. Search for long-lived, massive particles in events with displaced vertices and missing transverse momentum in s =13 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.052012.
Aaboud, M, Aad, G, Abbott, B, Abdinov, O, Abeloos, B, Abidi, SH, Abouzeid, OS, Abraham, NL, Abramowicz, H, Abreu, H, Abreu, R, Abulaiti, Y, Acharya, BS, Adachi, S, Adamczyk, L, Adelman, J, Adersberger, M, Adye, T, Affolder, AA, Agatonovic-Jovin, T, Agheorghiesei, C, Aguilar-Saavedra, JA, Ahlen, SP, Ahmadov, F, Aielli, G, Akatsuka, S, Akerstedt, H, Åkesson, TPA, Akilli, E, Akimov, AV, Alberghi, GL, Albert, J, Albicocco, P, Alconada Verzini, MJ, Alderweireldt, SC, Aleksa, M, Aleksandrov, IN, Alexa, C, Alexander, G, Alexopoulos, T, Alhroob, M, Ali, B, Aliev, M, Alimonti, G, Alison, J, Alkire, SP, Allbrooke, BMM, Allen, BW, Allport, PP, Aloisio, A, Alonso, A, Alonso, F, Alpigiani, C, Alshehri, AA, Alstaty, MI, Alvarez Gonzalez, B, Álvarez Piqueras, D, Alviggi, MG, Amadio, BT, Amaral Coutinho, Y, Amelung, C, Amidei, D, Amor Dos Santos, SP, Amorim, A, Amoroso, S, Amundsen, G, Anastopoulos, C, Ancu, LS, Andari, N, Andeen, T, Anders, CF, Anders, JK, Anderson, KJ, Andreazza, A, Andrei, V, Angelidakis, S, Angelozzi, I, Angerami, A, Anisenkov, AV, Anjos, N, Annovi, A, & Antel, C. Search for long-lived, massive particles in events with displaced vertices and missing transverse momentum in s =13 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.052012.
Aaboud, M, Aad, G, Abbott, B, Abdinov, O, Abeloos, B, Abidi, SH, Abouzeid, OS, Abraham, NL, Abramowicz, H, Abreu, H, Abreu, R, Abulaiti, Y, Acharya, BS, Adachi, S, Adamczyk, L, Adelman, J, Adersberger, M, Adye, T, Affolder, AA, Agatonovic-Jovin, T, Agheorghiesei, C, Aguilar-Saavedra, JA, Ahlen, SP, Ahmadov, F, Aielli, G, Akatsuka, S, Akerstedt, H, Åkesson, TPA, Akilli, E, Akimov, AV, Alberghi, GL, Albert, J, Albicocco, P, Alconada Verzini, MJ, Alderweireldt, SC, Aleksa, M, Aleksandrov, IN, Alexa, C, Alexander, G, Alexopoulos, T, Alhroob, M, Ali, B, Aliev, M, Alimonti, G, Alison, J, Alkire, SP, Allbrooke, BMM, Allen, BW, Allport, PP, Aloisio, A, Alonso, A, Alonso, F, Alpigiani, C, Alshehri, AA, Alstaty, MI, Alvarez Gonzalez, B, Álvarez Piqueras, D, Alviggi, MG, Amadio, BT, Amaral Coutinho, Y, Amelung, C, Amidei, D, Amor Dos Santos, SP, Amorim, A, Amoroso, S, Amundsen, G, Anastopoulos, C, Ancu, LS, Andari, N, Andeen, T, Anders, CF, Anders, JK, Anderson, KJ, Andreazza, A, Andrei, V, Angelidakis, S, Angelozzi, I, Angerami, A, Anisenkov, AV, Anjos, N, Annovi, A, and Antel, C. 2018. "Search for long-lived, massive particles in events with displaced vertices and missing transverse momentum in s =13 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.97.052012.
@article{osti_1430156,
title = {Search for long-lived, massive particles in events with displaced vertices and missing transverse momentum in s =13 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector},
author = {Aaboud, M and Aad, G and Abbott, B and Abdinov, O and Abeloos, B and Abidi, SH and Abouzeid, OS and Abraham, NL and Abramowicz, H and Abreu, H and Abreu, R and Abulaiti, Y and Acharya, BS and Adachi, S and Adamczyk, L and Adelman, J and Adersberger, M and Adye, T and Affolder, AA and Agatonovic-Jovin, T and Agheorghiesei, C and Aguilar-Saavedra, JA and Ahlen, SP and Ahmadov, F and Aielli, G and Akatsuka, S and Akerstedt, H and Åkesson, TPA and Akilli, E and Akimov, AV and Alberghi, GL and Albert, J and Albicocco, P and Alconada Verzini, MJ and Alderweireldt, SC and Aleksa, M and Aleksandrov, IN and Alexa, C and Alexander, G and Alexopoulos, T and Alhroob, M and Ali, B and Aliev, M and Alimonti, G and Alison, J and Alkire, SP and Allbrooke, BMM and Allen, BW and Allport, PP and Aloisio, A and Alonso, A and Alonso, F and Alpigiani, C and Alshehri, AA and Alstaty, MI and Alvarez Gonzalez, B and Álvarez Piqueras, D and Alviggi, MG and Amadio, BT and Amaral Coutinho, Y and Amelung, C and Amidei, D and Amor Dos Santos, SP and Amorim, A and Amoroso, S and Amundsen, G and Anastopoulos, C and Ancu, LS and Andari, N and Andeen, T and Anders, CF and Anders, JK and Anderson, KJ and Andreazza, A and Andrei, V and Angelidakis, S and Angelozzi, I and Angerami, A and Anisenkov, AV and Anjos, N and Annovi, A and Antel, C},
abstractNote = {A search for long-lived, massive particles predicted by many theories beyond the Standard Model is presented. The search targets final states with large missing transverse momentum and at least one high-mass displaced vertex with five or more tracks, and uses 32.8 fb-1 of s=13 TeV pp collision data collected by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The observed yield is consistent with the expected background. The results are used to extract 95% C.L. exclusion limits on the production of long-lived gluinos with masses up to 2.37 TeV and lifetimes of O(10-2)-O(10) ns in a simplified model inspired by split supersymmetry.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.97.052012},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 5,
volume = 97,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {3}
}