Search for a heavy neutral particle decaying into an electron and a muon using 1 fb-1 of atlas data

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Abstract

A search is presented for a high mass neutral particle that decays directly to the e±μ final state. The data sample was recorded by the ATLAS detector in √ s = 7 TeV pp collisions at the LHC from March to June 2011 and corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 1.07 fb-1. The data are found to be consistent with the Standard Model background. The high e±μ mass region is used to set 95% confidence level upper limits on the production of two possible new physics processes: tau sneutrinos in an R-parity violating supersymmetric model and Z'-like vector bosons in a lepton flavor violating model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1809
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
Volume71
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 7 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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