Searches for supersymmetry with the ATLAS detector using final states with two leptons and missing transverse momentum in √s = 7 TeV proton–proton collisions
Author(s)Taylor, Frank E.
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Results of three searches are presented for the production of supersymmetric particles decaying into final states with missing transverse momentum and exactly two isolated leptons, e or μ. The analysis uses a data sample collected during the first half of 2011 that corresponds to a total integrated luminosity of 1 fb[superscript −1] of √s = 7 TeV proton–proton collisions recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Opposite-sign and same-sign dilepton events are separately studied, with no deviations from the Standard Model expectation observed. Additionally, in opposite-sign events, a search is made for an excess of same-flavour over different-flavour lepton pairs. Effective production cross sections in excess of 9.9 fb for opposite-sign events containing supersymmetric particles with missing transverse momentum greater than 250 GeV are excluded at 95% CL. For same-sign events containing supersymmetric particles with missing transverse momentum greater than 100 GeV, effective production cross sections in excess of 14.8 fb are excluded at 95% CL. The latter limit is interpreted in a simplified electroweak gaugino production model excluding chargino masses up to 200 GeV, under the assumption that slepton decay is dominant.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics
Physics Letters B
Aad, G., B. Abbott, J. Abdallah, A.A. Abdelalim, A. Abdesselam, O. Abdinov, B. Abi, et al. “Searches for Supersymmetry with the ATLAS Detector Using Final States with Two Leptons and Missing Transverse Momentum in √s = 7 TeV Proton–proton Collisions.” Physics Letters B 709, no. 3 (March 2012): 137–157. © 2012 CERN
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