Study of the Dijet Mass Spectrum in pp -> W + jets Events at root s=7 TeV

Chatrchyan S., Khachatryan V., Sirunyan A. M. , Tumasyan A., Adam W., Aguilo E., ...Daha Fazla

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, cilt.109, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


We report an investigation of the invariant mass spectrum of the two jets with highest transverse momentum in pp -> W + 2-jet and W + 3-jet events to look for resonant enhancement. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 5.0 fb(-1) collected with the CMS detector at root s = 7 TeV. We find no evidence for the anomalous structure reported by the CDF Collaboration, and establish an upper limit of 5.0 pb at 95% confidence level on the production cross section for a generic Gaussian signal with mass near 150 GeV. Additionally, we exclude two theoretical models that predict a CDF-like dijet resonance near 150 GeV. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.251801