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Search for admixture of scalar top quarks in the ttbar lepton+jets final state at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV

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Journal publication date6/04/2009
JournalPhysics Letters B
Journal number1
Volume674
Number of pages7
Pages4-10
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

A search for pair production of the lightest supersymmetric partner of the top quark is performed in the lepton+jets channel using 0.9 fb-1 of data collected by the D0 experiment. Kinematic differences between scalar top quark pair production and the dominant top quark pair production background are used to separate the two processes. First limits from Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron Collider for the scalar top quark decaying to a chargino and a b quark are obtained for scalar top quark masses of 130-190 GeV and chargino masses of 90-150 GeV.

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submitted to Phys. Lett. B