Search for heavy bottomlike quarks decaying to an electron or muon and jets in pp collisions at s = 1.96TeV. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • We report the most sensitive direct search for pair production of fourth-generation bottomlike chiral quarks (b') each decaying promptly to tW. We search for an excess of events with an electron or muon, at least five jets (one identified as due to a b or c quark), and an imbalance of transverse momentum by using data from pp collisions collected by the CDF II detector at Fermilab with an integrated luminosity of 4.8fb(-1). We observe events consistent with background expectation, calculate upper limits on the b' pair-production cross section ((bb')) 30fb for m(b') > 375GeV/c2), and exclude m(b') < 372GeV/c2 at 95% confidence level assuming a 100% branching ratio of b' to tW.

published proceedings

  • Phys Rev Lett

author list (cited authors)

  • Aaltonen, T., lvarez Gonzlez, B., Amerio, S., Amidei, D., Anastassov, A., Annovi, A., ... CDF Collaboration.

citation count

  • 52

complete list of authors

  • Aaltonen, T||Álvarez González, B||Amerio, S||Amidei, D||Anastassov, A||Annovi, A||Antos, J||Apollinari, G||Appel, JA||Apresyan, A||Arisawa, T||Artikov, A||Asaadi, J||Ashmanskas, W||Auerbach, B||Aurisano, A||Azfar, F||Badgett, W||Barbaro-Galtieri, A||Barnes, VE||Barnett, BA||Barria, P||Bartos, P||Bauce, M||Bauer, G||Bedeschi, F||Beecher, D||Behari, S||Bellettini, G||Bellinger, J||Benjamin, D||Beretvas, A||Bhatti, A||Binkley, M||Bisello, D||Bizjak, I||Bland, KR||Blumenfeld, B||Bocci, A||Bodek, A||Bortoletto, D||Boudreau, J||Boveia, A||Brau, B||Brigliadori, L||Brisuda, A||Bromberg, C||Brucken, E||Bucciantonio, M||Budagov, J||Budd, HS||Budd, S||Burkett, K||Busetto, G||Bussey, P||Buzatu, A||Calancha, C||Camarda, S||Campanelli, M||Campbell, M||Canelli, F||Canepa, A||Carls, B||Carlsmith, D||Carosi, R||Carrillo, S||Carron, S||Casal, B||Casarsa, M||Castro, A||Catastini, P||Cauz, D||Cavaliere, V||Cavalli-Sforza, M||Cerri, A||Cerrito, L||Chen, YC||Chertok, M||Chiarelli, G||Chlachidze, G||Chlebana, F||Cho, K||Chokheli, D||Chou, JP||Chung, WH||Chung, YS||Ciobanu, CI||Ciocci, MA||Clark, A||Compostella, G||Convery, ME||Conway, J||Corbo, M||Cordelli, M||Cox, CA||Cox, DJ||Crescioli, F||Cuenca Almenar, C||Cuevas, J||Culbertson, R||Dagenhart, D||d'Ascenzo, N||Datta, M||de Barbaro, P||De Cecco, S||De Lorenzo, G||Dell'Orso, M||Deluca, C||Demortier, L||Deng, J||Deninno, M||Devoto, F||d'Errico, M||Di Canto, A||Di Ruzza, B||Dittmann, JR||D'Onofrio, M||Donati, S||Dong, P||Dorigo, M||Dorigo, T||Ebina, K||Elagin, A||Eppig, A||Erbacher, R||Errede, D||Errede, S||Ershaidat, N||Eusebi, R||Fang, HC||Farrington, S||Feindt, M||Fernandez, JP||Ferrazza, C||Field, R||Flanagan, G||Forrest, R||Frank, MJ||Franklin, M||Freeman, JC||Funakoshi, Y||Furic, I||Gallinaro, M||Galyardt, J||Garcia, JE||Garfinkel, AF||Garosi, P||Gerberich, H||Gerchtein, E||Giagu, S||Giakoumopoulou, V||Giannetti, P||Gibson, K||Ginsburg, CM||Giokaris, N||Giromini, P||Giunta, M||Giurgiu, G||Glagolev, V||Glenzinski, D||Gold, M||Goldin, D||Goldschmidt, N||Golossanov, A||Gomez, G||Gomez-Ceballos, G||Goncharov, M||González, O||Gorelov, I||Goshaw, AT||Goulianos, K||Gresele, A||Grinstein, S||Grosso-Pilcher, C||Group, RC||Guimaraes da Costa, J||Gunay-Unalan, Z||Haber, C||Hahn, SR||Halkiadakis, E||Hamaguchi, A||Han, JY||Happacher, F||Hara, K||Hare, D||Hare, M||Harr, RF||Hatakeyama, K||Hays, C||Heck, M||Heinrich, J||Herndon, M||Hewamanage, S||Hidas, D||Hocker, A||Hopkins, W||Horn, D||Hou, S||Hughes, RE||Hurwitz, M||Husemann, U||Hussain, N||Hussein, M||Huston, J||Introzzi, G||Iori, M||Ivanov, A||James, E||Jang, D||Jayatilaka, B||Jeon, EJ||Jha, MK||Jindariani, S||Johnson, W||Jones, M||Joo, KK||Jun, SY||Junk, TR||Kamon, T||Karchin, PE||Kato, Y||Ketchum, W||Keung, J||Khotilovich, V||Kilminster, B||Kim, DH||Kim, HS||Kim, HW||Kim, JE||Kim, MJ||Kim, SB||Kim, SH||Kim, YK||Kimura, N||Kirby, M||Klimenko, S||Kondo, K||Kong, DJ||Konigsberg, J||Kotwal, AV||Kreps, M||Kroll, J||Krop, D||Krumnack, N||Kruse, M||Krutelyov, V||Kuhr, T||Kurata, M||Kwang, S||Laasanen, AT||Lami, S||Lammel, S||Lancaster, M||Lander, RL||Lannon, K||Lath, A||Latino, G||Lazzizzera, I||LeCompte, T||Lee, E||Lee, HS||Lee, JS||Lee, SW||Leo, S||Leone, S||Lewis, JD||Lin, C-J||Linacre, J||Lindgren, M||Lipeles, E||Lister, A||Litvintsev, DO||Liu, C||Liu, Q||Liu, T||Lockwitz, S||Lockyer, NS||Loginov, A||Lucchesi, D||Lueck, J||Lujan, P||Lukens, P||Lungu, G||Lys, J||Lysak, R||Madrak, R||Maeshima, K||Makhoul, K||Maksimovic, P||Malik, S||Manca, G||Manousakis-Katsikakis, A||Margaroli, F||Marino, C||Martínez, M||Martínez-Ballarín, R||Mastrandrea, P||Mathis, M||Mattson, ME||Mazzanti, P||McFarland, KS||McIntyre, P||McNulty, R||Mehta, A||Mehtala, P||Menzione, A||Mesropian, C||Miao, T||Mietlicki, D||Mitra, A||Miyake, H||Moed, S||Moggi, N||Mondragon, MN||Moon, CS||Moore, R||Morello, MJ||Morlock, J||Movilla Fernandez, P||Mukherjee, A||Muller, Th||Murat, P||Mussini, M||Nachtman, J||Nagai, Y||Naganoma, J||Nakano, I||Napier, A||Nett, J||Neu, C||Neubauer, MS||Nielsen, J||Nodulman, L||Norniella, O||Nurse, E||Oakes, L||Oh, SH||Oh, YD||Oksuzian, I||Okusawa, T||Orava, R||Ortolan, L||Pagan Griso, S||Pagliarone, C||Palencia, E||Papadimitriou, V||Paramonov, AA||Patrick, J||Pauletta, G||Paulini, M||Paus, C||Pellett, DE||Penzo, A||Phillips, TJ||Piacentino, G||Pianori, E||Pilot, J||Pitts, K||Plager, C||Pondrom, L||Potamianos, K||Poukhov, O||Prokoshin, F||Pronko, A||Ptohos, F||Pueschel, E||Punzi, G||Pursley, J||Rahaman, A||Ramakrishnan, V||Ranjan, N||Redondo, I||Renton, P||Rescigno, M||Rimondi, F||Ristori, L||Robson, A||Rodrigo, T||Rodriguez, T||Rogers, E||Rolli, S||Roser, R||Rossi, M||Rubbo, F||Ruffini, F||Ruiz, A||Russ, J||Rusu, V||Safonov, A||Sakumoto, WK||Sakurai, Y||Santi, L||Sartori, L||Sato, K||Saveliev, V||Savoy-Navarro, A||Schlabach, P||Schmidt, A||Schmidt, EE||Schmidt, MP||Schmitt, M||Schwarz, T||Scodellaro, L||Scribano, A||Scuri, F||Sedov, A||Seidel, S||Seiya, Y||Semenov, A||Sforza, F||Sfyrla, A||Shalhout, SZ||Shears, T||Shepard, PF||Shimojima, M||Shiraishi, S||Shochet, M||Shreyber, I||Simonenko, A||Sinervo, P||Sissakian, A||Sliwa, K||Smith, JR||Snider, FD||Soha, A||Somalwar, S||Sorin, V||Squillacioti, P||Stancari, M||Stanitzki, M||St Denis, R||Stelzer, B||Stelzer-Chilton, O||Stentz, D||Strologas, J||Strycker, GL||Sudo, Y||Sukhanov, A||Suslov, I||Takemasa, K||Takeuchi, Y||Tang, J||Tecchio, M||Teng, PK||Thom, J||Thome, J||Thompson, GA||Thomson, E||Ttito-Guzmán, P||Tkaczyk, S||Toback, D||Tokar, S||Tollefson, K||Tomura, T||Tonelli, D||Torre, S||Torretta, D||Totaro, P||Trovato, M||Tu, Y||Ukegawa, F||Uozumi, S||Varganov, A||Vázquez, F||Velev, G||Vellidis, C||Vidal, M||Vila, I||Vilar, R||Vizán, J||Vogel, M||Volpi, G||Wagner, P||Wagner, RL||Wakisaka, T||Wallny, R||Wang, SM||Warburton, A||Waters, D||Weinberger, M||Wester, WC||Whitehouse, B||Whiteson, D||Wicklund, AB||Wicklund, E||Wilbur, S||Wick, F||Williams, HH||Wilson, JS||Wilson, P||Winer, BL||Wittich, P||Wolbers, S||Wolfe, H||Wright, T||Wu, X||Wu, Z||Yamamoto, K||Yamaoka, J||Yang, T||Yang, UK||Yang, YC||Yao, W-M||Yeh, GP||Yi, K||Yoh, J||Yorita, K||Yoshida, T||Yu, GB||Yu, I||Yu, SS||Yun, JC||Zanetti, A||Zeng, Y||Zucchelli, S

publication date

  • April 2011