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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-58832

CMS Collaboration,; Amsler, C; Chiochia, V; Favaro, C; Verzetti, M; Snoek, H; De Visscher, S; Aguiló, E; Schmitt, A; Otyugova, P; Millan, B; Ivova, M; Storey, J (2011). Search for a W′ boson decaying to a muon and a neutrino in pp collisions at √s = 7 TeV. Physics Letters B, 701(2):160-179.

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Abstract

A new heavy gauge boson, W′, decaying to a muon and a neutrino, is searched for in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data, collected with the CMS detector at the LHC, correspond to an integrated luminosity of 36 pb−1. No significant excess of events above the standard model expectation is found in the transverse mass distribution of the muon–neutrino system. Masses below 1.40 TeV are excluded at the 95% confidence level for a sequential standard-model-like W′. The W′ mass lower limit increases to 1.58 TeV when the present analysis is combined with the CMS result for the electron channel

Other titles:Search for a W' boson decaying to a muon and a neutrino in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute
DDC:530 Physics
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:13 Feb 2012 09:20
Last Modified:06 Dec 2013 11:25
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0370-2693
Publisher DOI:10.1016/j.physletb.2011.05.048
Related URLs:http://arxiv.org/abs/1103.0030
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 21
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