Search for new resonances in W gamma and Z gamma final states in pp collisions at root s=8 TeV with the ATLAS detector
G Aad, B Abbott, J Abdallah, S Abdel Khalek, O Abdinov, R Aben, B Abi, M Abolins, OS AbouZeid, H Abramowicz, H Abreu, R Abreu, Y Abulaiti, BS Acharya, L Adamczyk, DL Adams, J Adelman, S Adomeit, T Adye, T Agatonovic-Jovin Show all
Physics Letters B | ELSEVIER | Published : 2014
This letter presents a search for new resonances decaying to final states with a vector boson produced in association with a high transverse momentum photon, Vγ with V=W(→ℓν) or Z(→ℓ ℓ ), where ℓ=e or μ. The measurements use 20.3 fb of proton–proton collision data at a center–of–mass energy of s=8 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector. No deviations from the Standard Model expectations are found, and production cross section limits are set at 95% confidence level. Masses of the hypothetical a and ω states of a benchmark Low Scale Technicolor model are excluded in the ranges [275,960] GeV and [200,700]∪[750,890] GeV, respectively. Limits at 95% confidence level on the production cross secti..View full abstract
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