12,000

We have over 12,000 students, from over 100 countries, within one of the safest campuses in the UK

93%

93% of Lancaster students go into work or further study within six months of graduating

Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Search for techniparticles in e + jets events a...
View graph of relations

« Back

Search for techniparticles in e + jets events at D0.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Published

Journal publication date2007
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume98
Pages221801
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We search for the technicolor process pT/TWT in events containing one electron and two jets, in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 390 pb-1, recorded by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron. Technicolor predicts that technipions T decay dominantly into b, b, or c, depending on their charge. In these events b and c quarks are identified by their secondary decay vertices within jets. Two analysis methods based on topological variables are presented. Since no excess above the standard model prediction was found, the result is presented as an exclusion in the T vs T mass plane for a given set of model parameters.