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Search for single production of a vector-like quark via a heavy gluon in the 4b final state with the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at s=8 TeV

Aad, G; Abbott, B.; Abdallah, J; Abdinov, O; Abeloos, B; Aben, R; Åkesson, Torsten LU ; Bocchetta, Simona LU ; BRYNGEMARK, LENE LU and Doglioni, Caterina LU , et al. (2016) In Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics 758. p.249-268
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A search is performed for the process pp→G*→BHb-/B-Hb→Hbb-→bb-bb-, predicted in composite Higgs scenarios, where G* is a heavy colour octet vector resonance and BH a vector-like quark of charge -1/3. The data were obtained from pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb-1, recorded by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The largest background, multijet production, is estimated using a data-driven method. No significant excess of events with respect to Standard Model predictions is observed, and upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio are set. Comparisons to the predictions from a specific benchmark model are made, resulting in lower mass limits in the... (More)
A search is performed for the process pp→G*→BHb-/B-Hb→Hbb-→bb-bb-, predicted in composite Higgs scenarios, where G* is a heavy colour octet vector resonance and BH a vector-like quark of charge -1/3. The data were obtained from pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb-1, recorded by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The largest background, multijet production, is estimated using a data-driven method. No significant excess of events with respect to Standard Model predictions is observed, and upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio are set. Comparisons to the predictions from a specific benchmark model are made, resulting in lower mass limits in the two-dimensional mass plane of mG* vs. mBH. © 2016 The Author. (Less)
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  abstract     = {A search is performed for the process pp→G*→BHb-/B-Hb→Hbb-→bb-bb-, predicted in composite Higgs scenarios, where G* is a heavy colour octet vector resonance and BH a vector-like quark of charge -1/3. The data were obtained from pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb-1, recorded by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The largest background, multijet production, is estimated using a data-driven method. No significant excess of events with respect to Standard Model predictions is observed, and upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio are set. Comparisons to the predictions from a specific benchmark model are made, resulting in lower mass limits in the two-dimensional mass plane of mG* vs. mBH. © 2016 The Author.},
  author       = {Aad, G and Abbott, B. and Abdallah, J and Abdinov, O and Abeloos, B and Aben, R and Åkesson, Torsten and Bocchetta, Simona and BRYNGEMARK, LENE and Doglioni, Caterina and Floderus, Anders and Hawkins, Anthony and Hedberg, Vincent and Ivarsson, Jenny and Jarlskog, Göran and Lytken, Else and Mjörnmark, Ulf and Smirnova, Oxana and Viazlo, Oleksandr and , },
  issn         = {0370-2693},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {249--268},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics},
  title        = {Search for single production of a vector-like quark via a heavy gluon in the 4b final state with the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at s=8 TeV},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2016.04.061},
  volume       = {758},
  year         = {2016},
}