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Oxana Smirnova

Oxana Smirnova

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Oxana Smirnova

Search for heavy resonances decaying to a photon and a hadronically decaying Z /W /H boson in pp collisions at s =13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

Author

  • M Aaboud
  • Torsten Åkesson
  • Simona Bocchetta
  • Eric Corrigan
  • Caterina Doglioni
  • Eva Brottmann Hansen
  • Vincent Hedberg
  • Göran Jarlskog
  • Charles Kalderon
  • Edgar Kellermann
  • Balazs Konya
  • Else Lytken
  • Katja Mankinen
  • Ulf Mjörnmark
  • Ruth Pöttgen
  • Trine Poulsen
  • Oxana Smirnova
  • Oleksandr Viazlo
  • L Zwalinski

Summary, in English

Many extensions of the Standard Model predict new resonances decaying to a Z, W, or Higgs boson and a photon. This paper presents a search for such resonances produced in pp collisions at s=13 TeV using a data set with an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb-1 collected by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The Z/W/H bosons are identified through their decays to hadrons. The data are found to be consistent with the Standard Model expectation in the entire investigated mass range. Upper limits are set on the production cross section times branching fraction for resonance decays to Z/W+γ in the mass range from 1.0 to 6.8 TeV and for the first time into H+γ in the mass range from 1.0 to 3.0 TeV. © 2018 CERN.

Department/s

  • Particle and nuclear physics
  • eSSENCE: The e-Science Collaboration

Publishing year

2018

Language

English

Pages

2904-2904

Publication/Series

Physical Review D

Volume

98

Issue

3

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

American Physical Society

Topic

  • Subatomic Physics

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 2470-0010