Search for resonant diboson production in the WW/WZ → ℓvjj decay channels with the ATLAS detector at √s = 7 TeV

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Abstract

A search for resonant diboson production using a data sample corresponding to 4:7 fb–1of integrated luminosity collected by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in pp collisions at √s = 7 TeV is presented. The search for a narrow resonance in the WW or WZ mass distribution is conducted in a final state with an electron or a muon, missing transverse momentum, and at least two jets. No significant excess is observed and limits are set using three benchmark models: WW resonance masses below 940 and 710 GeV are excluded at 95% confidence level for spin-2 Randall–Sundrum and bulk Randall–Sundrum gravitons, respectively; WZ resonance masses below 950 GeV are excluded at 95% confidence level for a spin-1 extended gauge model W′ boson.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number112006
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume87
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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