We present the results of a search for the production of new particles decaying into two jets in p̅ p collisions at sqrt[s]=1.8 TeV, using the DØ 1992–1995 data set corresponding to 109 pb-1. We exclude at the 95% confidence level the production of excited quarks (q*) with masses below 775 GeV/c2, the most restrictive limit to date. We also exclude standard-model-like W′ (Z′) bosons with masses between 300 and 800 GeV/c2 (400 and 640 GeV/c2). A W′ boson with mass <786 GeV/c2 has been excluded by previous measurements, and our lower limit is therefore the most stringent to date.
Bertram developed all the analysis techniques and he wrote the paper after sharing the analysis with a US student. The world's best limits were set on the production of many particle types, constraining new physics models. RAE_import_type : Journal article RAE_uoa_type : Physics