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Search for a Narrow ttbar Resonance in ppbar Collisions at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV

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Article number051101(R)
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>14/03/2012
<mark>Journal</mark>Physical Review D
Issue number5
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


We report a search for a narrow ttbar resonance that decays into a lepton+jets final state based on an integrated luminosity of 5.3/fb of proton-antiproton collisions at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV collected by the D0 Collaboration at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We set upper limits on the production cross section of such a resonance multiplied by its branching fraction to ttbar which we compare to predictions for a leptophobic topcolor Z' boson. We exclude such a resonance at the 95% confidence level for masses below 835 GeV.

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© 2012 American Physical Society 7 pages, 3 figures, submitted to Physical Review Letters