Search for new phenomena using the invariant mass distribution of same-flavour opposite-sign dilepton pairs in events with missing transverse momentum in √s=13 Te pp collisions with the ATLAS detector

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T1 - Search for new phenomena using the invariant mass distribution of same-flavour opposite-sign dilepton pairs in events with missing transverse momentum in √s=13 Te pp collisions with the ATLAS detector

AU - Aaboud, M

AU - Åkesson, Torsten

AU - Bocchetta, Simona

AU - Corrigan, Eric

AU - Doglioni, Caterina

AU - Brottmann Hansen, Eva

AU - Hedberg, Vincent

AU - Jarlskog, Göran

AU - Kalderon, Charles

AU - Kellermann, Edgar

AU - Konya, Balazs

AU - Lytken, Else

AU - Mankinen, Katja

AU - Mjörnmark, Ulf

AU - Pöttgen, Ruth

AU - Poulsen, Trine

AU - Smirnova, Oxana

AU - Viazlo, Oleksandr

AU - Zwalinski, L.

AU - ATLAS Collaboration

N1 - Export Date: 11 September 2018

PY - 2018

Y1 - 2018

N2 - A search for new phenomena in final states containing an e+e- or μ+μ- pair, jets, and large missing transverse momentum is presented. This analysis makes use of proton–proton collision data with an integrated luminosity of 36.1fb-1, collected during 2015 and 2016 at a centre-of-mass energy s=13TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The search targets the pair production of supersymmetric coloured particles (squarks or gluinos) and their decays into final states containing an e+e- or μ+μ- pair and the lightest neutralino (χ~10) via one of two next-to-lightest neutralino (χ~20) decay mechanisms: χ~20→Zχ~10, where the Z boson decays leptonically leading to a peak in the dilepton invariant mass distribution around the Z boson mass; and χ~20→ℓ+ℓ-χ~10 with no intermediate ℓ+ℓ- resonance, yielding a kinematic endpoint in the dilepton invariant mass spectrum. The data are found to be consistent with the Standard Model expectation. Results are interpreted using simplified models, and exclude gluinos and squarks with masses as large as 1.85 and 1.3 Te at 95% confidence level, respectively. © 2018, CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration.

AB - A search for new phenomena in final states containing an e+e- or μ+μ- pair, jets, and large missing transverse momentum is presented. This analysis makes use of proton–proton collision data with an integrated luminosity of 36.1fb-1, collected during 2015 and 2016 at a centre-of-mass energy s=13TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The search targets the pair production of supersymmetric coloured particles (squarks or gluinos) and their decays into final states containing an e+e- or μ+μ- pair and the lightest neutralino (χ~10) via one of two next-to-lightest neutralino (χ~20) decay mechanisms: χ~20→Zχ~10, where the Z boson decays leptonically leading to a peak in the dilepton invariant mass distribution around the Z boson mass; and χ~20→ℓ+ℓ-χ~10 with no intermediate ℓ+ℓ- resonance, yielding a kinematic endpoint in the dilepton invariant mass spectrum. The data are found to be consistent with the Standard Model expectation. Results are interpreted using simplified models, and exclude gluinos and squarks with masses as large as 1.85 and 1.3 Te at 95% confidence level, respectively. © 2018, CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration.

U2 - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6081-9

DO - 10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6081-9

M3 - Article

C2 - 30215627

VL - 78

JO - European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields

JF - European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields

SN - 1434-6044

IS - 8

M1 - 625

ER -