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Title: Search For Gravitons Decaying To Vector Bosons in Hadronic Final States in pp Collisions at √s = 8TeV Collected With the ATLAS Detector
Authors: McCarthy, Robert L
Campoverde, Angel Fernando
Department of Physics.
Verbaarschot, Jacobus
Hobbs, John
Davoudiasl, Hooman.
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2015
Publisher: The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY.
Abstract: ATLAS data are used to search for narrow diboson resonances in a dijet final state where each jet is tagged as a boson using jet mass and substructure properties. The data are the 20.3 fb−1 of pp collisions collected in 2012. A search for G → WW /ZZ is performed over the diboson mass range 1.2 < mVV < 3.0TeV. The most significant excess is of approximately 2.5σ at around 2TeV. Limits on σ · B (the production cross section times branching fraction) for this process are reported as a function of the graviton mass.
Description: 91 pg.
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