Search for electroweak production of charginos and sleptons decaying into final states with two leptons and missing transverse momentum in $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV $pp$ collisions using the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1750597 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.89413

A search for the electroweak production of charginos and sleptons decaying into final states with two electrons or muons is presented. The analysis is based on 139 fb$^{-1}$ of proton-proton collisions recorded by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV. Three $R$-parity-conserving scenarios where the lightest neutralino is the lightest supersymmetric particle are considered: the production of chargino pairs with decays via either $W$ bosons or sleptons, and the direct production of slepton pairs. The analysis is optimised for the first of these scenarios, but the results are also interpreted in the others. No significant deviations from the Standard Model expectations are observed and limits at 95 % confidence level are set on the masses of relevant supersymmetric particles in each of the scenarios. For a massless lightest neutralino, masses up to 420 GeV are excluded for the production of the lightest-chargino pairs assuming $W$-boson-mediated decays and up to 1 TeV for slepton-mediated decays, whereas for slepton-pair production, masses up to 700 GeV are excluded assuming three generations of mass-degenerate sleptons.

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- - - - - - - - Overview of HEPData Record - - - - - - - - <br/><br/> <b>Background Fit results:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit1">CRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit2">VRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit5">inclusive DF-0J SRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit6">inclusive DF-1J SRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit3">inclusive SF-0J SRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit4">inclusive SF-1J SRs</a> </ul> <b>Kinematic distributions in VRs:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=VRkinematics1">$m_{T2}$ in VR-top-low</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=VRkinematics2">$m_{T2}$ in VR-top-high</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=VRkinematics3">$E_T^{miss}$ in VR-WW-0J</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=VRkinematics4">$E_T^{miss}$ in VR-WW-1J</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=VRkinematics5">$E_T^{miss}$ sig in VR-VZ</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=VRkinematics6">$E_T^{miss}$ sig in VR-top-WW</a> </ul> <b>Kinematic distributions in SRs:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=SRkinematics1">$m_{T2}$ in SR-SF-0J</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=SRkinematics2">$m_{T2}$ in SR-SF-1J</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=SRkinematics3">$m_{T2}$ in SR-DF-0J</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=SRkinematics4">$m_{T2}$ in SR-DF-1J</a> </ul> <b>Systematic uncertaities:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Systematic uncertainties">dominant systematic uncertainties in the inclusive SRs</a> </ul> <b>Exclusion contours:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)1">expected exclusion contour direct chargino-pair production via W decay grid</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)1">observed exclusion contour direct chargino-pair production via W decay grid</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)2">expected exclusion contour direct chargino-pair production via slepton decay grid</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)2">observed exclusion contour direct chargino-pair production via slepton decay grid</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)3">expected exclusion contour direct slepton-pair production grid</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)3">observed exclusion contour direct slepton-pair production grid</a> </ul> <br/><br/><b>AUXILIARY MATERIAL</b><br/> <b>Background Fit in binned SRs:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit7">binned DF-0J SRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit8">binned DF-1J SRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit9">binned SF-0J SRs</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Backgroundfit10">binned SF-1J SRs</a> </ul> <b>Exclusion contours:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)4">expected exclusion contour left-handed slepton-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)4">observed exclusion contour left-handed slepton-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)5">expected exclusion contour right-handed slepton-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)5">observed exclusion contour right-handed slepton-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)6">expected exclusion contour selectron-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)6">observed exclusion contour selectron-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)7">expected exclusion contour left-handed selectron-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)7">observed exclusion contour left-handed selectron-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)8">expected exclusion contour right-handed selectron-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)8">observed exclusion contour right-handed selectron-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)9">expected exclusion contour smuon-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)9">observed exclusion contour smuon-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)10">expected exclusion contour left-handed smuon-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)10">observed exclusion contour left-handed smuon-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(obs)11">expected exclusion contour right-handed smuon-pair production</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Exclusioncontour(exp)11">observed exclusion contour right-handed smuon-pair production</a> </ul> <b>Cross section upper limits:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=xsecupperlimits1">upper limits on signal cross section for direct chargino-pair production via W decay</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=xsecupperlimits2">upper limits on signal cross section for direct chargino-pair production via slepton decay</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=xsecupperlimits3">upper limits on signal cross section for direct slepton-pair production</a> </ul> <b>Acceptances and Efficiencies for direct chargino-pair production via W decay grid </b> <ul> <li> <b>Acceptance</b> <br/> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-DF-0J-[100,inf)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-DF-0J-[100,inf) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-DF-0J-[160,inf)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-DF-0J-[160,inf) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-DF-0J-[100,120)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-DF-0J-[100,120) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-DF-0J-[120,160)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-DF-0J-[120,160) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-DF-0J-[100,105)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-DF-0J-[100,105) </a> <a 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href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-DF-1J-[260,inf)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-DF-1J-[260,inf) </a><br/> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[100,inf)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[100,inf) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[160,inf)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[160,inf) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[100,120)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[100,120) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[120,160)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[120,160) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[100,105)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[100,105) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[105,110)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[105,110) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[110,120)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[110,120) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[120,140)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[120,140) </a> <a href="89413?version=1&table=AcceptanceSR-SF-0J-[140,160)forC1C1WWgrid">SR-SF-0J-[140,160) </a> <a 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<b>Cutflow:</b> <ul> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Cutflow1">Cutflow for direct chargino-pair production via W decay $m(\tilde{\chi}^{\pm}_1,\tilde{\chi}^{0}_1)=(300,50) GeV$</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Cutflow1">Cutflow for direct chargino-pair production via slepton decay $m(\tilde{\chi}^{\pm}_1,\tilde{l},\tilde{\chi}^{0}_1)=(600,300,1) GeV$</a> <li><a href="89413?version=1&table=Cutflow1">Cutflow for direct slepton-pair production $m(\tilde{l},\tilde{\chi}^{0}_1)=(400,200) GeV$</a> </ul> <b>Truth Code snippets</b> are available under "Resources" (purple button on the left)

Observed events and predicted background yields from the fit for the CRs. For backgrounds whose normalisation is extracted from the fit, the yield expected from the simulation before the fit is also reported. The background denoted as "Other" in the Table includes the non-dominant background sources for this analysis, i.e. Z+jets, $t\bar t$ +V, Higgs and Drell-Yan events. A "–" symbol indicates that the background contribution is negligible.

Distributions of $m_{T2}$ in VR-top-low for data and the estimated SM backgrounds. The normalisation factors extracted from the corresponding CRs are used to rescale the $t\bar t$, single top, WW, WZ and ZZ backgrounds. The fake and non-prompt leptons background (FNP) is calculated using the data-driven matrix method. The uncertainty band includes all sources of systematic and statistical errors and the last bin includes the overflow.

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Search for bottom-squark pair production with the ATLAS detector in final states containing Higgs bosons, $b$-jets and missing transverse momentum

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1748602 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.89408

The result of a search for the pair production of the lightest supersymmetric partner of the bottom quark ($\tilde{b}_{1}$) using 139 fb$^{-1}$ of proton-proton data collected at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV by the ATLAS detector is reported. In the supersymmetric scenarios considered both of the bottom-squarks decay into a $b$-quark and the second-lightest neutralino, $\tilde{b}_{1} \rightarrow b + \tilde{\chi}^{0}_{2}$. Each $\tilde{\chi}^{0}_{2}$ is assumed to subsequently decay with 100% branching ratio into a Higgs boson ($h$) like the one in the Standard Model and the lightest neutralino: $\tilde{\chi}^{0}_{2} \rightarrow h + \tilde{\chi}^{0}_{1}$. The $\tilde{\chi}^{0}_{1}$ is assumed to be the lightest supersymmetric particle (LSP) and is stable. Two signal mass configurations are targeted: the first has a constant LSP mass of 60 GeV; and the second has a constant mass difference between the $\tilde{\chi}^{0}_{2}$ and $\tilde{\chi}^{0}_{1}$ of 130 GeV. The final states considered contain no charged leptons, three or more $b$-jets, and large missing transverse momentum. No significant excess of events over the Standard Model background expectation is observed in any of the signal regions considered. Limits at the 95% confidence level are placed in the supersymmetric models considered, and bottom-squarks with mass up to 1.5 TeV are excluded.

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Signal acceptance in SRA_H_dm130 for simplified models with $\widetilde{b}\widetilde{b}$ $\rightarrow$ $b\bar{b} \widetilde{\chi}_2^0 \widetilde{\chi}_2^0$ $\rightarrow$ hh$\widetilde{\chi}_1^0 \widetilde{\chi}_1^0$, h $\rightarrow$ $b\bar{b}$ production

Signal acceptance in SRA_H_m60 for simplified models with $\widetilde{b}\widetilde{b}$ $\rightarrow$ $b\bar{b} \widetilde{\chi}_2^0 \widetilde{\chi}_2^0$ $\rightarrow$ hh$\widetilde{\chi}_1^0 \widetilde{\chi}_1^0$, h $\rightarrow$ $b\bar{b}$ production

Signal acceptance in SRA_L_dm130 for simplified models with $\widetilde{b}\widetilde{b}$ $\rightarrow$ $b\bar{b} \widetilde{\chi}_2^0 \widetilde{\chi}_2^0$ $\rightarrow$ hh$\widetilde{\chi}_1^0 \widetilde{\chi}_1^0$, h $\rightarrow$ $b\bar{b}$ production

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Measurement of the inclusive isolated-photon cross section in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV using 36 fb$^{-1}$ of ATLAS data

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
JHEP 1910 (2019) 203, 2019.
Inspire Record 1748270 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.91968

The differential cross section for isolated-photon production in $pp$ collisions is measured at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC using an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb$^{-1}$. The differential cross section is presented as a function of the photon transverse energy in different regions of photon pseudorapidity. The differential cross section as a function of the absolute value of the photon pseudorapidity is also presented in different regions of photon transverse energy. Next-to-leading-order QCD calculations from JETPHOX and SHERPA as well as next-to-next-to-leading-order QCD calculations from NNLOJET are compared with the measurement, using several parameterisations of the proton parton distribution functions. The predictions provide a good description of the data within the experimental and theoretical uncertainties.

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Measured cross sections for inclusive isolated-photon production as a function of $E_{\rm T}^{\gamma}$ for $|\eta^{\gamma}|<0.6$.

Measured cross sections for inclusive isolated-photon production as a function of $E_{\rm T}^{\gamma}$ for $0.6<|\eta^{\gamma}|<1.37$.

Measured cross sections for inclusive isolated-photon production as a function of $E_{\rm T}^{\gamma}$ for $1.56<|\eta^{\gamma}|<1.81$.

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Measurement of $K_S^0$ and $\Lambda^0$ production in $t \bar{t}$ dileptonic events in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s} =$ 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1746286 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.91243

Measurements of $K_S^0$ and $\Lambda^0$ production in $t\bar{t}$ final states have been performed. They are based on a data sample with integrated luminosity of 4.6 $\mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ from proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV, collected in 2011 with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Neutral strange particles are separated into three classes, depending on whether they are contained in a jet, with or without a $b$-tag, or not associated with a selected jet. The aim is to look for differences in their main kinematic distributions. A comparison of data with several Monte Carlo simulations using different hadronisation and fragmentation schemes, colour reconnection models and different tunes for the underlying event has been made. The production of neutral strange particles in $t\bar{t}$ dileptonic events is found to be well described by current Monte Carlo models for $K_S^0$ and $\Lambda^0$ production within jets, but not for those produced outside jets.

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The transverse momentum ($p_{T}$) distribution for $K^{0}_{S}$ production inside $b$-jets for unfolded data to particle level, normalised to the total number of top pair dileptonic events and scaled to the bin width. The systematic uncertainties are, in order, due to; the MC modelling, the tracking inefficiencies, the jet energy scale (JES), the jet energy resolution (JER), out-of-fiducial events and the unfolding non-closure.

The energy fraction ($x_{K}$) distribution for $K^{0}_{S}$ production inside $b$-jets for unfolded data to particle level, normalised to the total number of top pair dileptonic events and scaled to the bin width. The systematic uncertainties are, in order, due to; the MC modelling, the tracking ineficiencies, the jet energy scale (JES), the jet energy resolution (JER), out-of-fiducial events and the unfolding non-closure.

The energy distribution for $K^{0}_{S}$ production inside $b$-jets for unfolded data to particle level, normalised to the total number of top pair dileptonic events and scaled to the bin width. The systematic uncertainties are, in order, due to; the MC modelling, the tracking ineficiencies, the jet energy scale (JES), the jet energy resolution (JER), out-of-fiducial events and the unfolding non-closure.

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Measurement of the inclusive cross-section for the production of jets in association with a Z boson in proton-proton collisions at 8 TeV using the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1744201 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.90953

The inclusive cross-section for jet production in association with a Z boson decaying into an electron-positron pair is measured as a function of the transverse momentum and the absolute rapidity of jets using 19.9 fb$^{-1}$ of $\sqrt s = 8$ TeV proton-proton collision data collected with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The measured Z + jets cross-section is unfolded to the particle level. The cross-section is compared with state-of-the-art Standard Model calculations, including the next-to-leading-order and next-to-next-to-leading-order perturbative QCD calculations, corrected for non-perturbative and QED radiation effects. The results of the measurements cover final-state jets with transverse momenta up to 1 TeV, and show good agreement with fixed-order calculations.

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List of experimentally considered systematic uncertainties for the Z + jets cross-section measurement

The double-differential Z + jets production cross-section as a function of |y_{jet}| in the 25 GeV < p_{T}^{jet} < 50 GeV range. The particle level phase space definition: - 66 GeV < m_{ee} < 116 GeV - |eta_{electron}| < 2.47 - p_{T}^{electron} > 20 GeV - anti-kt R=0.4 jets N>=1 - |y_{jet}| < 3.4 - p_{T}^{jet} > 25 GeV - Delta R(jet, electron) > 0.4

The double-differential Z + jets production cross-section as a function of |y_{jet}| in the 50 GeV < p_{T}^{jet} < 100 GeV range. The particle level phase space definition: - 66 GeV < m_{ee} < 116 GeV - |eta_{electron}| < 2.47 - p_{T}^{electron} > 20 GeV - anti-kt R=0.4 jets N>=1 - |y_{jet}| < 3.4 - p_{T}^{jet} > 25 GeV - Delta R(jet, electron) > 0.4

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Measurement of $W^{\pm }$-boson and Z-boson production cross-sections in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}=2.76$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C79 (2019) 901, 2019.
Inspire Record 1742785 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.91267

The production cross-sections for $W^{\pm}$ and $Z$ bosons are measured using ATLAS data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.0 pb$^{-1}$ collected at a centre-of-mass energy $\sqrt{s}=2.76$ TeV. The decay channels $W \rightarrow \ell \nu$ and $Z \rightarrow \ell \ell $ are used, where $\ell$ can be an electron or a muon. The cross-sections are presented for a fiducial region defined by the detector acceptance and are also extrapolated to the full phase space for the total inclusive production cross-section. The combined (average) total inclusive cross-sections for the electron and muon channels are: \begin{eqnarray} \sigma^{\text{tot}}_{W^{+}\rightarrow \ell \nu}& = & 2312 \pm 26\ (\text{stat.})\ \pm 27\ (\text{syst.}) \pm 72\ (\text{lumi.}) \pm 30\ (\text{extr.})\text{pb} \nonumber, \\ \sigma^{\text{tot}}_{W^{-}\rightarrow \ell \nu}& = & 1399 \pm 21\ (\text{stat.})\ \pm 17\ (\text{syst.}) \pm 43\ (\text{lumi.}) \pm 21\ (\text{extr.})\text{pb} \nonumber, \\ \sigma^{\text{tot}}_{Z \rightarrow \ell \ell}& = & 323.4 \pm 9.8\ (\text{stat.}) \pm 5.0\ (\text{syst.}) \pm 10.0\ (\text{lumi.}) \pm 5.5 (\text{extr.}) \text{pb} \nonumber. \end{eqnarray} Measured ratios and asymmetries constructed using these cross-sections are also presented. These observables benefit from full or partial cancellation of many systematic uncertainties that are correlated between the different measurements.

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Measured fiducial cross section times leptonic branching ratio for W+ production in the W+ -> e+ nu final state.

Measured fiducial cross section times leptonic branching ratio for W+ production in the W+ -> mu+ nu final state.

Measured fiducial cross section times leptonic branching ratio for W- production in the W- -> e- nu final state.

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Search for diboson resonances in hadronic final states in 139 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1740685 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.91052

Narrow resonances decaying into $WW$, $WZ$ or $ZZ$ boson pairs are searched for in 139 fb$^{-1}$ of proton-proton collision data at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider from 2015 to 2018. The diboson system is reconstructed using pairs of high transverse momentum, large-radius jets. These jets are built from a combination of calorimeter- and tracker-inputs compatible with the hadronic decay of a boosted $W$ or $Z$ boson, using jet mass and substructure properties. The search is performed for diboson resonances with masses greater than 1.3 TeV. No significant deviations from the background expectations are observed. Exclusion limits at the 95% confidence level are set on the production cross-section times branching ratio into dibosons for resonances in a range of theories beyond the Standard Model, with the highest excluded mass of a new gauge boson at 3.8 TeV in the context of mass-degenerate resonances that couple predominantly to gauge bosons.

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Limit Plot

HVT WW Acceptance times Efficiency

Limit Plot

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Search for a heavy charged boson in events with a charged lepton and missing transverse momentum from $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1739784 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.90193

A search for a heavy charged-boson resonance decaying into a charged lepton (electron or muon) and a neutrino is reported. A data sample of 139 fb$^{-1}$ of proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV collected with the ATLAS detector at the LHC during 2015-2018 is used in the search. The observed transverse mass distribution computed from the lepton and missing transverse momenta is consistent with the distribution expected from the Standard Model, and upper limits on the cross section for $pp \to W^\prime \to \ell\nu$ are extracted ($\ell = e$ or $\mu$). These vary between 1.3 pb and 0.05 fb depending on the resonance mass in the range between 0.15 and 7.0 TeV at 95% confidence level for the electron and muon channels combined. Gauge bosons with a mass below 6.0 TeV and 5.1 TeV are excluded in the electron and muon channels, respectively, in a model with a resonance that has couplings to fermions identical to those of the Standard Model $W$ boson. Cross-section limits are also provided for resonances with several fixed $\Gamma / m$ values in the range between 1% and 15%. Model-independent limits are derived in single-bin signal regions defined by a varying minimum transverse mass threshold. The resulting visible cross-section upper limits range between 4.6 (15) pb and 22 (22) ab as the threshold increases from 130 (110) GeV to 5.1 (5.1) TeV in the electron (muon) channel.

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Transverse mass distribution for events satisfying all selection criteria in the electron channel.

Transverse mass distribution for events satisfying all selection criteria in the muon channel.

Upper limits at the 95% CL on the cross section for SSM $W^\prime$ production and decay to the electron+neutrino channel as a function of the $W^\prime$ pole mass.

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Search for excited electrons singly produced in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1738845 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.90452

A search for excited electrons produced in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV via a contact interaction $q\bar{q} \to ee^*$ is presented. The search uses 36.1 fb$^{-1}$ of data collected in 2015 and 2016 by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider. Decays of the excited electron via a contact interaction into an electron and a pair of quarks ($eq\bar{q}$) are targeted in final states with two electrons and two hadronic jets, and decays via a gauge interaction into a neutrino and a $W$ boson ($\nu W$) are probed in final states with an electron, missing transverse momentum, and a large-radius jet consistent with a hadronically decaying $W$ boson. No significant excess is observed over the expected backgrounds. Upper limits are calculated for the $pp \to ee^* \to eeq\bar{q}$ and $pp \to ee^* \to e\nu W$ production cross sections as a function of the excited electron mass $m_{e^*}$ at 95% confidence level. The limits are translated into lower bounds on the compositeness scale parameter $\Lambda$ of the model as a function of $m_{e^*}$. For $m_{e^*} < 0.5$ TeV, the lower bound for $\Lambda$ is 11 TeV. In the special case of $m_{e^*} = \Lambda$, the values of $m_{e^*} < 4.8$ TeV are excluded. The presented limits on $\Lambda$ are more stringent than those obtained in previous searches.

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The distribution of $m_{lljj}$ used to discriminate the signal from background processes in the $eejj$ channel. The distribution is shown after applying the preselection criteria. The background contributions are constrained using the CRs. The signal models assume $\Lambda$ = 5 TeV. The uncertainties for the expected backgrounds represent all considered systematic and statistical sources.

The distribution of $m_{T}^{\nu W}$ used to discriminate the signal and background processes in the $e\nu J$ channel. The distribution is shown after applying the preselection criteria. The background contributions are constrained using the CRs. The signal models assume $\Lambda$ = 5 TeV. The last bin includes overflow events (the underflow is not shown). The uncertainties for the expected backgrounds represent all considered systematic and statistical sources.

Upper limits on $\sigma\times B$ as a function of $m_{e^*}$ in the $eejj$ channel. The $\pm 1(2)\sigma$ uncertainty bands around the expected limit represent all sources of systematic and statistical uncertainties.

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Observation of electroweak production of a same-sign $W$ boson pair in association with two jets in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2019.
Inspire Record 1738841 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.84643

This Letter presents the observation and measurement of electroweak production of a same-sign $W$ boson pair in association with two jets using 36.1 fb$^{-1}$ of proton-proton collision data recorded at a center-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The analysis is performed in the detector fiducial phase-space region, defined by the presence of two same-sign leptons, electron or muon, and at least two jets with a large invariant mass and rapidity difference. A total of 122 candidate events are observed for a background expectation of $69 \pm 7$ events, corresponding to an observed signal significance of 6.5 standard deviations. The measured fiducial signal cross section is $\sigma^{\mathrm {fid.}}=2.89^{+0.51}_{-0.48} \mathrm{(stat.)} ^{+0.29}_{-0.28} \mathrm{(syst.)}$ fb.

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Measured fiducial cross section.

The $m_{jj}$ distribution for events meeting all selection criteria for the signal region. Signal and individual background distributions are shown as predicted after the fit. The last bin includes the overflow. The highest value measured in a candidate event in data is $m_{jj}=3.8$ TeV.

The $m_{ll}$ distribution for events meeting all selection criteria for the signal region as predicted after the fit. The fitted signal strength and nuisance parameters have been propagated, with the exception of the uncertainties due to the interference and electroweak corrections for which a flat uncertainty is assigned. The last bin includes the overflow. The highest value measured in a candidate event in data is $m_{ll}=824$ GeV.

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Search for magnetic monopoles and stable high-electric-charge objects in 13 TeV proton-proton collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 124 (2020) 031802, 2020.
Inspire Record 1736730 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.89874

A search for magnetic monopoles and high-electric-charge objects is presented using 34.4 fb$^{-1}$ of 13 TeV $pp$ collision data collected by the ATLAS detector at the LHC during 2015 and 2016. The considered signature is based upon high ionization in the transition radiation tracker of the inner detector associated with a pencil-shape energy deposit in the electromagnetic calorimeter. The data were collected by a dedicated trigger based on the tracker high-threshold hit capability. The results are interpreted in models of Drell-Yan pair production of stable particles with two spin hypotheses (0 and 1/2) and masses ranging from 200 GeV to 4000 GeV. The search improves by approximately a factor of five the constraints on the direct production of magnetic monopoles carrying one or two Dirac magnetic charges and stable objects with electric charge in the range $20\le|z|\le60$ and extends the charge range to $60<|z|\le100$.

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Observed 95% confidence-level upper limits on the cross section for Drell-Yan spin-0 monopole production as a function of mass for magnetic charges $|g|=1g_D$ and $|g|=2g_D$.

Observed 95% confidence-level upper limits on the cross section for Drell-Yan spin-0 HECO production as a function of mass for various values of electric charge in the range $20\le|z|\le100$.

Observed 95% confidence-level upper limits on the cross section for Drell-Yan spin-1/2 monopole production as a function of mass for magnetic charges $|g|=1g_D$ and $|g|=2g_D$.

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Measurement of distributions sensitive to the underlying event in inclusive $Z$-boson production in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abbott, Dale Charles ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C79 (2019) 666, 2019.
Inspire Record 1736531 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.90831

This paper presents measurements of charged-particle distributions sensitive to the properties of the underlying event in events containing a $Z$ boson decaying into a muon pair. The data were obtained using the ATLAS detector at the LHC in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 13  $\text {Te}\text {V}$ with an integrated luminosity of $3.2~\text{ fb }^{-1}$ . Distributions of the charged-particle multiplicity and of the charged-particle transverse momentum are measured in regions of the azimuth defined relative to the $Z$ boson direction. The measured distributions are compared with the predictions of various Monte Carlo generators which implement different underyling event models. The Monte Carlo model predictions qualitatively describe the data well, but with some significant discrepancies.

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Figure 09d, mean sumPt toward, toward region : Mean sum of transverse momenta ($\langle \Sigma p_{T} \rangle \pm stat. \pm syst.det. \pm syst.gen.[GeV]$)

transverse region : Mean sum of transverse momenta ($\langle \Sigma p_{T} \rangle \pm stat. \pm syst.det. \pm syst.gen.[GeV]$)

Figure 09c, mean sumPt transmin, transmin region : Mean sum of transverse momenta ($\langle \Sigma p_{T} \rangle \pm stat. \pm syst.det. \pm syst.gen.[GeV]$)