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Search for first generation leptoquark pair production in the electron + missing energy + jets final state

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Article number071104(R)
Journal publication date11/10/2011
JournalPhysical Review D
Journal number7
Volume84
Number of pages7
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We present a search for the pair production of first generation scalar leptoquarks (LQ) in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.4 fb$^{-1}$ collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider in ppbar collisions at $\sqrt{s}=1.96$ TeV. In the channel $LQ \bar{LQ} \rightarrow e\nu_e qq'$, where q, q' are u or d quarks, no significant excess of data over background is observed, and we set a 95% C.L. lower limit of 326 GeV on the leptoquark mass, assuming equal probabilities of leptoquark decays to eq and $\nu_e q'$.

Bibliographic note

© 2011 American Physical Society 7 pages, 6 figures, submitted to PRD-RC