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Portrait of RP

Ruth Pöttgen

Senior Lecturer

Portrait of RP

Search for electroweak production of supersymmetric particles in final states with two or three leptons at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector


  • Aaboud M.
  • T. Åkesson
  • S. Bocchetta
  • C. Doglioni
  • V. Hedberg
  • G. Jarlskog
  • C. Kalderon
  • E. Kellermann
  • E. Lytken
  • K. Mankinen
  • J. U. Mjörnmark
  • R. Poettgen
  • T. Poulsen
  • O. Smirnova
  • O. Viazlo
  • Zwalinski L.

Summary, in English

A search for the electroweak production of charginos, neutralinos and sleptons decaying into final states involving two or three electrons or muons is presented. The analysis is based on 36.1 fb−1 of √s = 13 TeV proton– proton collisions recorded by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Several scenarios based on simplified models are considered. These include the associated production of the next-to-lightest neutralino and the lightest chargino, followed by their decays into final states with leptons and the lightest neutralino via either sleptons or Standard Model gauge bosons; direct production of chargino pairs, which in turn decay into leptons and the lightest neutralino via intermediate sleptons; and slepton pair production, where each slepton decays directly into the lightest neutralino and a lepton. No significant deviations from the Standard Model expectation are observed and stringent limits at 95% confidence level are placed on the masses of relevant supersymmetric particles in each of these scenarios. For a massless lightest neutralino, masses up to 580 GeV are excluded for the associated production of the next-to-lightest neutralino and the lightest chargino, assuming gauge-boson mediated decays, whereas for slepton-pair production masses up to 500 GeV are excluded assuming three generations of mass-degenerate sleptons.


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

Publishing year





European Physical Journal C





Document type

Journal article




  • Subatomic Physics




  • ISSN: 1434-6044