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Search for the direct production of charginos and neutralinos in final states with tau leptons in √s=13TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector

Aaboud, M; Aad, G; Abbott, B.; Abdinov, O; Abeloos, B; Abidi, S. H.; Åkesson, Torsten LU ; Bocchetta, Simona LU ; Doglioni, Caterina LU and Hedberg, Vincent LU , et al. (2018) In European Physical Journal C 78(2).
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A search for the direct production of charginos and neutralinos in final states with at least two hadronically decaying tau leptons is presented. The analysis uses a dataset of pp collisions corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb- 1, recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. No significant deviation from the expected Standard Model background is observed. Limits are derived in scenarios of [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] pair production and of [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] and [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] production in simplified models where the neutralinos and charginos decay solely via intermediate left-handed... (More)
A search for the direct production of charginos and neutralinos in final states with at least two hadronically decaying tau leptons is presented. The analysis uses a dataset of pp collisions corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb- 1, recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. No significant deviation from the expected Standard Model background is observed. Limits are derived in scenarios of [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] pair production and of [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] and [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] production in simplified models where the neutralinos and charginos decay solely via intermediate left-handed staus and tau sneutrinos, and the mass of the τ~ L state is set to be halfway between the masses of the [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] and the [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.]. Chargino masses up to 630 GeV are excluded at 95% confidence level in the scenario of direct production of [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] for a massless [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.]. Common [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] and [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] masses up to 760 GeV are excluded in the case of production of [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] and [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] assuming a massless [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.]. Exclusion limits for additional benchmark scenarios with large and small mass-splitting between the [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] and the [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] are also studied by varying the τ~ L mass between the masses of the [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.] and the [InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.]. © 2018, CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration. (Less)
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  author       = {Aaboud, M and Aad, G and Abbott, B. and Abdinov, O and Abeloos, B and Abidi, S. H. and Åkesson, Torsten and Bocchetta, Simona and Doglioni, Caterina and Hedberg, Vincent and Jarlskog, Göran and Kalderon, Charles and Kellermann, Edgar and Lytken, Else and Mankinen, Katja and Mjörnmark, Ulf and Pöttgen, Ruth and Poulsen, Trine and Smirnova, Oxana and Viazlo, Oleksandr and , },
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  title        = {Search for the direct production of charginos and neutralinos in final states with tau leptons in √s=13TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector},
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