Probing compressed sleptons at the LHC using vector boson fusion processes Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • © 2015 American Physical Society. The vector boson fusion (VBF) topology at the Large Hadron Collider at 14 TeV provides an opportunity to search for new physics. A feasibility study for the search of sleptons in a compressed mass spectra scenario is presented in the final state of two jets, one or two low pT nonresonant leptons, and missing energy. The presence of the VBF tagged jets and missing energy are effective in reducing standard model backgrounds. Using smuon production with a mass difference between lL and χ10 of 5-15 GeV, the significance of observing the signal events is found to be ∼3-6σ for ml=115-135GeV, considering an integrated luminosity of 3000fb-1.

published proceedings

  • Physical Review D

altmetric score

  • 0.5

author list (cited authors)

  • Dutta, B., Ghosh, T., Gurrola, A., Johns, W., Kamon, T., Sheldon, P., ... Wu, S

citation count

  • 29

complete list of authors

  • Dutta, Bhaskar||Ghosh, Tathagata||Gurrola, Alfredo||Johns, Will||Kamon, Teruki||Sheldon, Paul||Sinha, Kuver||Wang, Kechen||Wu, Sean

publication date

  • March 2015