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Search for flavor-changing neutral currents in top quark decays t →hc and t →hu in multilepton final states in proton-proton collisions at s =13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

, ; Aaboud, M; Åkesson, Torsten LU ; Bocchetta, Simona LU ; Corrigan, Eric LU ; Doglioni, Caterina LU ; Brottmann Hansen, Eva LU ; Hedberg, Vincent LU ; Jarlskog, Göran LU and Kalderon, Charles LU , et al. (2018) In Physical Review D 98(3).
Abstract
Flavor-changing neutral currents are not present in the Standard Model at tree level and are suppressed in loop processes by the unitarity of the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa matrix; the corresponding rates for top quark decay processes are experimentally unobservable. Extensions of the Standard Model can generate new flavor-changing neutral current processes, leading to signals which, if observed, would be unambiguous evidence of new interactions. A data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb-1 of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of s=13 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider is used to search for top quarks decaying to up or charm quarks with the emission of a Higgs boson, with subsequent... (More)
Flavor-changing neutral currents are not present in the Standard Model at tree level and are suppressed in loop processes by the unitarity of the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa matrix; the corresponding rates for top quark decay processes are experimentally unobservable. Extensions of the Standard Model can generate new flavor-changing neutral current processes, leading to signals which, if observed, would be unambiguous evidence of new interactions. A data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb-1 of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of s=13 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider is used to search for top quarks decaying to up or charm quarks with the emission of a Higgs boson, with subsequent Higgs boson decay to final states with at least one electron or muon. No signal is observed and limits on the branching fractions B(t→Hc) (Less)
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  abstract     = {Flavor-changing neutral currents are not present in the Standard Model at tree level and are suppressed in loop processes by the unitarity of the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa matrix; the corresponding rates for top quark decay processes are experimentally unobservable. Extensions of the Standard Model can generate new flavor-changing neutral current processes, leading to signals which, if observed, would be unambiguous evidence of new interactions. A data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb-1 of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of s=13 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider is used to search for top quarks decaying to up or charm quarks with the emission of a Higgs boson, with subsequent Higgs boson decay to final states with at least one electron or muon. No signal is observed and limits on the branching fractions B(t→Hc)},
  articleno    = {032002},
  author       = {,  and Aaboud, M and Åkesson, Torsten and Bocchetta, Simona and Corrigan, Eric and Doglioni, Caterina and Brottmann Hansen, Eva and Hedberg, Vincent and Jarlskog, Göran and Kalderon, Charles and Kellermann, Edgar and Konya, Balazs and Lytken, Else and Mankinen, Katja and Mjörnmark, Ulf and Pöttgen, Ruth and Poulsen, Trine and Smirnova, Oxana and Viazlo, Oleksandr and Zwalinski, L},
  issn         = {1550-2368},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  publisher    = {American Physical Society},
  series       = {Physical Review D},
  title        = {Search for flavor-changing neutral currents in top quark decays t →hc and t →hu in multilepton final states in proton-proton collisions at s =13 TeV with the ATLAS detector},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.98.032002},
  volume       = {98},
  year         = {2018},
}