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Search for contact interactions in dilepton events from pp collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector

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In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 712, No. 1-2, 30.05.2012, p. 40-58.

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title = "Search for contact interactions in dilepton events from pp collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector",
abstract = "This Letter presents a search for contact interactions in the dielectron and dimuon channels using data from proton-proton collisions produced by the LHC at,root s = 7 TeV and recorded by the ATLAS detector. The data sample, collected in 2011, corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 1.08 and 1.21 fb(-1) in the e(+)e(-) and mu(+)mu(-) channels, respectively. No significant deviations from the standard model are observed. Using a Bayesian approach with a prior flat in 1/A(2), the following 95% CL lower limits are placed on the energy scale of llqq contact interactions: A(-) > 10.1 TeV (A(+) > 9.4 TeV) in the electron channel and A(-) > 8.0 TeV (A(+) > 7.0 TeV) in the muon channel for constructive (destructive) interference in the left-left isoscalar contact interaction model. Limits are also provided for a prior flat in 1/A(4).",
author = "Adam Barton and Guennadi Borissov and Eva Bouhova-Thacker and Timothy Brodbeck and Alexandre Chilingarov and Ruth Davidson and {de Mora}, Lee and William Dearnaley and Harald Fox and Robert Henderson and Gareth Hughes and Jones, {Roger William Lewis} and Vakhtang Kartvelishvili and Robin Long and Peter Love and Peter Ratoff and Maria Smizanska and James Walder and {The ATLAS collaboration}",
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AU - Barton, Adam

AU - Borissov, Guennadi

AU - Bouhova-Thacker, Eva

AU - Brodbeck, Timothy

AU - Chilingarov, Alexandre

AU - Davidson, Ruth

AU - de Mora, Lee

AU - Dearnaley, William

AU - Fox, Harald

AU - Henderson, Robert

AU - Hughes, Gareth

AU - Jones, Roger William Lewis

AU - Kartvelishvili, Vakhtang

AU - Long, Robin

AU - Love, Peter

AU - Ratoff, Peter

AU - Smizanska, Maria

AU - Walder, James

AU - The ATLAS collaboration

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N2 - This Letter presents a search for contact interactions in the dielectron and dimuon channels using data from proton-proton collisions produced by the LHC at,root s = 7 TeV and recorded by the ATLAS detector. The data sample, collected in 2011, corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 1.08 and 1.21 fb(-1) in the e(+)e(-) and mu(+)mu(-) channels, respectively. No significant deviations from the standard model are observed. Using a Bayesian approach with a prior flat in 1/A(2), the following 95% CL lower limits are placed on the energy scale of llqq contact interactions: A(-) > 10.1 TeV (A(+) > 9.4 TeV) in the electron channel and A(-) > 8.0 TeV (A(+) > 7.0 TeV) in the muon channel for constructive (destructive) interference in the left-left isoscalar contact interaction model. Limits are also provided for a prior flat in 1/A(4).

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