Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Search for dark matter in events with a Z boson...

Associated organisational unit

Electronic data

  • PhysRevD.90.012004

    Rights statement: © 2014 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI.

    Final published version, 956 KB, PDF document

    Available under license: CC BY

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

Search for dark matter in events with a Z boson and missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at s√=8  TeV with the ATLAS detector

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Published

Standard

Search for dark matter in events with a Z boson and missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at s√=8  TeV with the ATLAS detector. / The ATLAS collaboration.

In: Physical Review D, Vol. 90, 012004, 10.07.2014.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Bibtex

@article{cc84300b845341e0a7249517ab9d52b5,
title = "Search for dark matter in events with a Z boson and missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at s√=8  TeV with the ATLAS detector",
abstract = "A search is presented for production of dark-matter particles recoiling against a leptonically decaying Z boson in 20.3  fb−1 of pp collisions at s√=8  TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Events with large missing transverse momentum and two oppositely charged electrons or muons consistent with the decay of a Z boson are analyzed. No excess above the Standard Model prediction is observed. Limits are set on the mass scale of the contact interaction as a function of the dark-matter particle mass using an effective field theory description of the interaction of dark matter with quarks or with Z bosons. Limits are also set on the coupling and mediator mass of a model in which the interaction is mediated by a scalar particle.",
author = "Lee Allison and Adam Barton and Guennadi Borissov and Eva Bouhova-Thacker and James Catmore and Alexandre Chilingarov and William Dearnaley and Harald Fox and Kathryn Grimm and Robert Henderson and Gareth Hughes and Jones, {Roger William Lewis} and Vakhtang Kartvelishvili and Robin Long and Peter Love and Harvey Maddocks and Maria Smizanska and James Walder and {The ATLAS collaboration}",
note = "{\textcopyright} 2014 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article{\textquoteright}s title, journal citation, and DOI. ",
year = "2014",
month = jul,
day = "10",
doi = "10.1103/PhysRevD.90.012004",
language = "English",
volume = "90",
journal = "Physical Review D",
issn = "1550-7998",
publisher = "American Physical Society",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Search for dark matter in events with a Z boson and missing transverse momentum in pp collisions at s√=8  TeV with the ATLAS detector

AU - Allison, Lee

AU - Barton, Adam

AU - Borissov, Guennadi

AU - Bouhova-Thacker, Eva

AU - Catmore, James

AU - Chilingarov, Alexandre

AU - Dearnaley, William

AU - Fox, Harald

AU - Grimm, Kathryn

AU - Henderson, Robert

AU - Hughes, Gareth

AU - Jones, Roger William Lewis

AU - Kartvelishvili, Vakhtang

AU - Long, Robin

AU - Love, Peter

AU - Maddocks, Harvey

AU - Smizanska, Maria

AU - Walder, James

AU - The ATLAS collaboration

N1 - © 2014 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI.

PY - 2014/7/10

Y1 - 2014/7/10

N2 - A search is presented for production of dark-matter particles recoiling against a leptonically decaying Z boson in 20.3  fb−1 of pp collisions at s√=8  TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Events with large missing transverse momentum and two oppositely charged electrons or muons consistent with the decay of a Z boson are analyzed. No excess above the Standard Model prediction is observed. Limits are set on the mass scale of the contact interaction as a function of the dark-matter particle mass using an effective field theory description of the interaction of dark matter with quarks or with Z bosons. Limits are also set on the coupling and mediator mass of a model in which the interaction is mediated by a scalar particle.

AB - A search is presented for production of dark-matter particles recoiling against a leptonically decaying Z boson in 20.3  fb−1 of pp collisions at s√=8  TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Events with large missing transverse momentum and two oppositely charged electrons or muons consistent with the decay of a Z boson are analyzed. No excess above the Standard Model prediction is observed. Limits are set on the mass scale of the contact interaction as a function of the dark-matter particle mass using an effective field theory description of the interaction of dark matter with quarks or with Z bosons. Limits are also set on the coupling and mediator mass of a model in which the interaction is mediated by a scalar particle.

U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.012004

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevD.90.012004

M3 - Journal article

VL - 90

JO - Physical Review D

JF - Physical Review D

SN - 1550-7998

M1 - 012004

ER -