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Search for Leptoquarks Coupled to Third-Generation Quarks in Proton-Proton Collisions at √s=13 TeV


(CMS Collaboration) Sirunyan, Albert; ...; Đurić, Senka; Lelas, Damir; Godinović, Nikola; Puljak, Ivica; Šćulac, Toni; Mesić, Benjamin; Šuša, Tatjana; Kovač, Marko et al.
Search for Leptoquarks Coupled to Third-Generation Quarks in Proton-Proton Collisions at √s=13 TeV // Physical review letters, 121 (2018), 24; 241802, 19 doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.241802 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)


Naslov
Search for Leptoquarks Coupled to Third-Generation Quarks in Proton-Proton Collisions at √s=13 TeV

Autori
Sirunyan, Albert ; ... ; Đurić, Senka ; Lelas, Damir ; Godinović, Nikola ; Puljak, Ivica ; Šćulac, Toni ; Mesić, Benjamin ; Šuša, Tatjana ; Kovač, Marko ; Ferenček, Dinko ; Antunović, Željko ; Starodumov, Andrey ; Brigljević, Vuko ; Luetić, Jelena ; Kadija, Krešo ; ... ; Woods, Nate

Kolaboracija
CMS Collaboration

Izvornik
Physical review letters (0031-9007) 121 (2018), 24; 241802, 19

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
High energy physics ; experimental particle physics ; LHC ; CMS ; standard model

Sažetak
Three of the most significant measured deviations from standard model predictions, the enhanced decay rate for B -> D-(*())tau nu, hints of lepton universality violation in B -> K-(*())ll decays, and the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon, can be explained by the existence of leptoquarks (LQs) with large couplings to third-generation quarks and masses at the TeV scale. The existence of these states can be probed at the LHC in high energy proton-proton collisions. A novel search is presented for pair production of LQs coupled to a top quark and a muon using data at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 35.9 fb(-1), recorded by the CMS experiment. No deviation from the standard model prediction has been observed and scalar LQs decaying exclusively into t mu are excluded up to masses of 1420 GeV. The results of this search are combined with those from previous searches for LQ decays into t tau and b nu, which excluded scalar LQs below masses of 900 and 1080 GeV. Vector LQs are excluded up to masses of 1190 GeV for all possible combinations of branching fractions to t mu, t tau and b nu. With this analysis, all relevant couplings of LQs with an electric charge of -1/3 to third-generation quarks are probed for the first time.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Fizika

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