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Search for Production of Resonant States in the Photon-Jet Mass Distribution Using pp Collisions at s√=7  TeV Collected by the ATLAS Detector

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title = "Search for Production of Resonant States in the Photon-Jet Mass Distribution Using pp Collisions at s√=7  TeV Collected by the ATLAS Detector",
abstract = "This Letter describes a model-independent search for the production of new resonant states in photon+jet events in 2.11  fb−1 of proton-proton collisions at s√=7  TeV. We compare the photon+jet mass distribution to a background model derived from data and find consistency with the background-only hypothesis. Given the lack of evidence for a signal, we set 95% credibility level limits on generic Gaussian-shaped signals and on a benchmark excited-quark (q∗) model, excluding 2 TeV Gaussian resonances with cross section times branching fraction times acceptance times efficiency near 5 fb and excluding q∗ masses below 2.46 TeV, respectively.",
author = "Adam Barton and Guennadi Borissov and Eva Bouhova-Thacker and Timothy Brodbeck and Alexandre Chilingarov and {de Mora}, Lee and William Dearnaley and Harald Fox and Robert Henderson and Gareth Hughes and Jones, {Roger William Lewis} and Vakhtang Kartvelishvili and Robin Long and Peter Love and Peter Ratoff and Maria Smizanska and James Walder and {The ATLAS collaboration}",
note = "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. {\textcopyright} 2012 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration",
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doi = "10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.211802",
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T1 - Search for Production of Resonant States in the Photon-Jet Mass Distribution Using pp Collisions at s√=7  TeV Collected by the ATLAS Detector

AU - Barton, Adam

AU - Borissov, Guennadi

AU - Bouhova-Thacker, Eva

AU - Brodbeck, Timothy

AU - Chilingarov, Alexandre

AU - de Mora, Lee

AU - Dearnaley, William

AU - Fox, Harald

AU - Henderson, Robert

AU - Hughes, Gareth

AU - Jones, Roger William Lewis

AU - Kartvelishvili, Vakhtang

AU - Long, Robin

AU - Love, Peter

AU - Ratoff, Peter

AU - Smizanska, Maria

AU - Walder, James

AU - The ATLAS collaboration

N1 - 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. © 2012 CERN, for the ATLAS Collaboration

PY - 2012/5/22

Y1 - 2012/5/22

N2 - This Letter describes a model-independent search for the production of new resonant states in photon+jet events in 2.11  fb−1 of proton-proton collisions at s√=7  TeV. We compare the photon+jet mass distribution to a background model derived from data and find consistency with the background-only hypothesis. Given the lack of evidence for a signal, we set 95% credibility level limits on generic Gaussian-shaped signals and on a benchmark excited-quark (q∗) model, excluding 2 TeV Gaussian resonances with cross section times branching fraction times acceptance times efficiency near 5 fb and excluding q∗ masses below 2.46 TeV, respectively.

AB - This Letter describes a model-independent search for the production of new resonant states in photon+jet events in 2.11  fb−1 of proton-proton collisions at s√=7  TeV. We compare the photon+jet mass distribution to a background model derived from data and find consistency with the background-only hypothesis. Given the lack of evidence for a signal, we set 95% credibility level limits on generic Gaussian-shaped signals and on a benchmark excited-quark (q∗) model, excluding 2 TeV Gaussian resonances with cross section times branching fraction times acceptance times efficiency near 5 fb and excluding q∗ masses below 2.46 TeV, respectively.

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JO - Physical review letters

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