Searches for heavy long-lived charged particles with the ATLAS detector in proton-proton collisions at √s= 8 TeV

ATLAS, Collaboration; Agustoni, Marco; Beck, Hans Peter; Cervelli, Alberto; Ereditato, Antonio; Haug, Sigve; Kabana, Sonja; Marti, Lukas; Meloni, Federico; Pretzl, Klaus-Peter; Schneider, Basil; Stramaglia, Maria Elena; Stucci, Stefania; Weber, Michael (2015). Searches for heavy long-lived charged particles with the ATLAS detector in proton-proton collisions at √s= 8 TeV. Journal of High Energy Physics, 1(1), p. 68. Springer 10.1007/JHEP01(2015)068

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Searches for heavy long-lived charged particles are performed using a data sample of 19.8 fb⁻¹ from proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of √s= 8 TeV collected by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No excess is observed above the estimated background and limits are placed on the mass of long-lived particles in various supersymmetric models. Long-lived tau sleptons in models with gauge-mediated symmetry breaking are excluded up to masses between 440 and 385 GeV for tanβ between 10 and 50, with a 290 GeV limit in the case where only direct tau slepton production is considered. In the context of simplified LeptoSUSY models, where sleptons are stable and have a mass of 300 GeV, squark and gluino masses are excluded up to a mass of 1500 and 1360 GeV, respectively. Directly produced charginos, in simplified models where they are nearly degenerate to the lightest neutralino, are excluded up to a mass of 620 GeV. R -hadrons, composites containing a gluino, bottom squark or top squark, are excluded up to a mass of 1270, 845 and 900 GeV, respectively, using the full detector; and up to a mass of 1260, 835 and 870 GeV using an approach disregarding information from the muon spectrometer.

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10 Strategic Research Centers > Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics (AEC)
08 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute > Laboratory for High Energy Physics (LHEP)

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Agustoni, Marco, Beck, Hans Peter, Cervelli, Alberto, Ereditato, Antonio, Haug, Sigve, Marti, Lukas, Meloni, Federico, Pretzl, Klaus-Peter, Schneider, Basil, Stramaglia, Maria Elena, Stucci, Stefania, Weber, Michele


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Annette Krebs-Wegenast

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