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Title: Search for massive WH resonances decaying into the ℓνbb¯ final state at √s = 8 TeV
Authors: Khachatryan, V
Sirunyan, AM
Tumasyan, A
Adam, W
Asilar, E
Bergauer, T
Brandstetter, J
Brondolin, E
Dragicevic, M
Erö, J
Flechl, M
Friedl, M
Frühwirth, R
Ghete, VM
Hartl, C
Hörmann, N
Hrubec, J
Jeitler, M
Knünz, V
König, A
Krammer, M
Krätschmer, I
Liko, D
Matsushita, T
Mikulec, I
Rabady, D
Rahbaran, B
Rohringer, H
Schieck, J
Schöfbeck, R
Strauss, J
Treberer-Treberspurg, W
Waltenberger, W
Wulz, CE
Mossolov, V
Shumeiko, N
Suarez, J
Alderweireldt, S
Cornelis, T
De Wolf, EA
Janssen, X
Knutsson, A
Lauwers, J
Luyckx, S
Van De Klundert, M
Van Haevermaet, H
Van Mechelen, P
Van Remortel, N
Van Spilbeeck, A
Abu Zeid, S
Blekman, F
D Hondt, J
Daci, N
De Bruyn, I
Deroover, K
Heracleous, N
Keaveney, J
Lowette, S
Moreels, L
Olbrechts, A
Python, Q
Strom, D
Tavernier, S
Van Doninck, W
Van Mulders, P
Van Onsem, GP
Van Parijs, I
Barria, P
Brun, H
Caillol, C
Clerbaux, B
De Lentdecker, G
Fasanella, G
Favart, L
Grebenyuk, A
Karapostoli, G
Lenzi, T
Léonard, A
Maerschalk, T
Marinov, A
Perniè, L
Randle-conde, A
Reis, T
Seva, T
Vander Velde, C
Vanlaer, P
Yonamine, R
Zenoni, F
Zhang, F
Beernaert, K
Benucci, L
Cimmino, A
Crucy, S
Keywords: Massive resonance;Higgs boson;CMS detector;LHC
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Citation: European Physical Journal C, 76(5): 237, (2016)
Abstract: A search for a massive resonance W ′decaying into a W and a Higgs boson in the ℓνb b ¯ (ℓ= e , μ) final state is presented. Results are based on data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.7fb - 1 of proton–proton collisions at s= 8 TeV , collected using the CMS detector at the LHC. For a high-mass (≳ 1TeV) resonance, the two bottom quarks coming from the Higgs boson decay are reconstructed as a single jet, which can be tagged by placing requirements on its substructure and flavour. Exclusion limits at 95 % confidence level are set on the production cross section of a narrow resonance decaying into WH, as a function of its mass. In the context of a little Higgs model, a lower limit on the W ′ mass of 1.4TeV is set. In a heavy vector triplet model that mimics the properties of composite Higgs models, a lower limit on the W ′ mass of 1.5TeV is set. In the context of this model, the results are combined with related searches to obtain a lower limit on the W ′ mass of 1.8TeV , the most restrictive to date for decays to a pair of standard model bosons.
URI: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1140%2Fepjc%2Fs10052-016-4067-z
http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/12659
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4067-z
ISSN: 1434-6044
1434-6052
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