Search for heavy bottom-like quarks in 4.9 fb(-1) of pp collisions at root s=7 TeV


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Chatrchyan S., Khachatryan V., Sirunyan A., Tumasyan A., Adam W., Bergauer T., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/jhep05(2012)123
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS

Özet

Results are presented from a search for heavy bottom-like quarks, pair-produced in pp collisions at root s = 7 TeV, undertaken with the CMS experiment at the LHC. The b' quarks are assumed to decay exclusively to tW. The b'(b') over bar -> tW(-)(t) over barW(+) process can be identified by its distinctive signatures of three leptons or two leptons of same charge, and at least one b-quark jet. Using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.9 fb(-1), observed events are compared to the standard model background predictions, and the existence of b' quarks having masses below 611 GeV/c(2) is excluded at 95% confidence level.