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Search for the dimuon decay of the Higgs boson in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 119 (2017) 051802, 2017.
Inspire Record 1599399 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.78379

A search for the dimuon decay of the Higgs boson was performed using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1  fb-1 collected with the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at s=13  TeV at the Large Hadron Collider. No significant excess is observed above the expected background. The observed (expected) upper limit on the cross section times branching ratio is 3.0 (3.1) times the Standard Model prediction at the 95% confidence level for a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV. When combined with the pp collision data at s=7  TeV and s=8  TeV, the observed (expected) upper limit is 2.8 (2.9) times the Standard Model prediction.

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Event yields for the expected signal (S) and background (B) processes, and numbers of the observed data events in different categories. The full widths at half maximum (FWHM) of the signal $m_{μμ}$ distributions are also shown. In each category, the event yields are counted within an $m_{μμ}$ interval, which is centered at the simulated signal peak and contains 90% of the expected signal events. The expected signal event yields are normalized to $36.1 fb^-1$. The background in each category is normalized to the observed data yield, while the relative fractions between the different processes are fixed to the SM predictions.

The 95% CL upper limit on signal strength

Measurement of signal strength


Measurement of the $ZZ$ Production Cross Section in $pp$ Collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 116 (2016) 101801, 2016.
Inspire Record 1409923 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.70866
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Measured fiducial cross section in the $e^+e^-e^+e^-$ channel. The first systematic uncertainty is the combined systematic uncertainty excluding luminosity uncertainty, the second is the luminosity uncertainty.

Measured fiducial cross section in the $e^+e^-\mu^+\mu^-$ channel. The first systematic uncertainty is the combined systematic uncertainty excluding luminosity uncertainty, the second is the luminosity uncertainty.

Measured fiducial cross section in the $\mu^+\mu^-\mu^+\mu^-$ channel. The first systematic uncertainty is the combined systematic uncertainty excluding luminosity uncertainty, the second is the luminosity uncertainty.

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Summary of results for cross-section of prompt $J/\psi$ decaying to a muon pair for 7 TeV data in nb/GeV. Uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively.

Summary of results for cross-section of prompt $J/\psi$ decaying to a muon pair for 8 TeV data in nb/GeV. Uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively.

Summary of results for cross-section of non-prompt $J/\psi$ decaying to a muon pair for 7 TeV data in nb/GeV. Uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively.

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Measurement of exclusive $\gamma\gamma\rightarrow \ell^+\ell^-$ production in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 7$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B749 (2015) 242-261, 2015.
Inspire Record 1377585 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.69286

This Letter reports a measurement of the exclusive γγ→ℓ+ℓ− ( ℓ=e, μ ) cross-section in proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC, based on an integrated luminosity of 4.6 fb−1 . For the electron or muon pairs satisfying exclusive selection criteria, a fit to the dilepton acoplanarity distribution is used to extract the fiducial cross-sections. The cross-section in the electron channel is determined to be σγγ→e+e−excl.=0.428 ± 0.035 (stat.) ± 0.018 (syst.) pb for a phase–space region with invariant mass of the electron pairs greater than 24 GeV , in which both electrons have transverse momentum pT>12 GeV and pseudorapidity |η|<2.4 . For muon pairs with invariant mass greater than 20 GeV , muon transverse momentum pT>10 GeV and pseudorapidity |η|<2.4 , the cross-section is determined to be σγγ→μ+μ−excl.=0.628 ± 0.032 (stat.) ± 0.021 (syst.) pb . When proton absorptive effects due to the finite size of the proton are taken into account in the theory calculation, the measured cross-sections are found to be consistent with the theory prediction.

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Fiducial cross-section SIG for the exclusive e+ e- and mu+ mu- production.

Ratios of the number of observed to the number of expected events based on the MC predictions (R) for the exclusive e+ e- and mu+ mu- production.

Detector response matrix (PROB) for the acoplanarity variable (ACO) for e+ e- channel (empty bins are not reported).

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Measurement of the production cross-section of $\psi(2S) \to J/\psi ( \to \mu^{+} \mu^{-}) \pi^{+} \pi^{-}$ in pp collisions at $ \sqrt{s} $ = 7 TeV at ATLAS

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1409 (2014) 079, 2014.
Inspire Record 1307103 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.69188

The prompt and non-prompt production cross-sections for ψ(2S) mesons are measured using 2.1 fb$^{−1}$ of pp collision data at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV recorded by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. The measurement exploits the ψ(2S) → J/ψ(→ μ$^{+}$ μ$^{−}$ )π$^{+}$ π$^{−}$ decay mode, and probes ψ(2S) mesons with transverse momenta in the range 10 ≤ p$_{T}$ < 100 GeV and rapidity |y| < 2.0. The results are compared to other measurements of ψ(2S) production at the LHC and to various theoretical models for prompt and non-prompt quarkonium production.

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Non-prompt $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ production fraction as a function of $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ $p_{\rm T}$ for $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ rapidity interval of $0\leq |y| < 0.75$. The first uncertainty is statistical, the second is systematic. Spin-alignment uncertainties are not included.

Non-prompt $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ production fraction as a function of $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ $p_{\rm T}$ for $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ rapidity interval of $0.75\leq |y| < 1.5$. The first uncertainty is statistical, the second is systematic. Spin-alignment uncertainties are not included.

Non-prompt $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ production fraction as a function of $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ $p_{\rm T}$ for $\psi(2\mathrm{S})$ rapidity interval of $1.5\leq |y| < 2$. The first uncertainty is statistical, the second is systematic. Spin-alignment uncertainties are not included.

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Search for contact interactions and large extra dimensions in the dilepton channel using proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 3134, 2014.
Inspire Record 1305430 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65760
10 data tables

Reconstructed dielectron mass distributions for data and the SM background estimate.

Reconstructed dimuon mass distributions for data and the SM background estimate.

Reconstructed $\cos\theta^*$ distributions for data and the SM background estimate in the dielectron channel.

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Search for supersymmetry in events with large missing transverse momentum, jets, and at least one tau lepton in 20 fb$^{-1}$ of $\sqrt{s}=$ 8 TeV proton-proton collision data with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
JHEP 1409 (2014) 103, 2014.
Inspire Record 1304458 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65525

A search for supersymmetry (SUSY) in events with large missing transverse momentum, jets, at least one hadronically decaying tau lepton and zero or one additional light leptons (electron/muon), has been performed using 20.3fb$^{−1}$ of proton-proton collision data at $ \sqrt{s} $ = 8 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No excess above the Standard Model background expectation is observed in the various signal regions and 95% confidence level upper limits on the visible cross section for new phenomena are set. The results of the analysis are interpreted in several SUSY scenarios, significantly extending previous limits obtained in the same final states. In the framework of minimal gauge-mediated SUSY breaking models, values of the SUSY breaking scale Λ below 63 TeV are excluded, independently of tan β. Exclusion limits are also derived for an mSUGRA/CMSSM model, in both the R-parity-conserving and R-parity-violating case. A further interpretation is presented in a framework of natural gauge mediation, in which the gluino is assumed to be the only light coloured sparticle and gluino masses below 1090 GeV are excluded.

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Distribution of MTtau after all analysis requirements but the requirement on MTtau and the final requirement on HT for the 1tau ''Loose'' SR. The SM prediction includes the data-driven corrections discussed in the paper. MC events are normalized to data in the CRs corresponding to MTtau below 130 GeV. Also shown is the expected signal from typical mSUGRA, GMSB and bRPV samples. The last bin in the expected background distribution is an overflow bin.

Distribution of HT after the MTtau requirement for the 1-tau ''Loose'' SR. The SM prediction includes the data-driven corrections discussed in the paper. MC events are normalized to data in the CRs corresponding to MTtau below 130 GeV. Also shown is the expected signal from typical mSUGRA, GMSB and bRPV samples. The last bin in the expected background distribution is an overflow bin.

Distribution of MTtau after all analysis requirements but the requirement on MTtau and the final requirement on HT for the 1tau 'Tight'' SR. The SM prediction includes the data-driven corrections discussed in the paper. MC events are normalized to data in the CRs corresponding to MTtau below 130 GeV. Also shown is the expected signal from typical mSUGRA, GMSB and bRPV samples. The last bin in the expected background distribution is an overflow bin.

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Measurement of the $t\overline{t}$ production cross-section using $e\mu $ events with $b$ -tagged jets in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ and 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) 3109, 2014.
Inspire Record 1301856 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.65210
3 data tables

95% CL exclusion limit on signal strength.

95% CL exclusion limit on signal cross section for the 7 TeV dataset.

95% CL exclusion limit on signal cross section for the 8 TeV dataset.


Measurements of Four-Lepton Production at the Z Resonance in pp Collisions at $\sqrt s=$7 and 8 TeV with ATLAS

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 231806, 2014.
Inspire Record 1286892 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.64611
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The measured individual cross sections in the fiducial region and the combined cross sections for 4-muon and 4-electron final states at a centre-of-collision energy of 7 TeV.

The measured individual cross sections in the fiducial region and the combined cross sections for 2-muon-2-electron final states at a centre-of-collision energy of 7 TeV.

The measured cross section for four-lepton final states at a centre-of-collision energy of 7 TeV.

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The W + prompt J/psi to inclusive W production cross-section ratio (times 10^6) in the J/psi fiducial region (Fiducial), after correction for J/psi acceptance (Inclusive), and after subtraction of the double parton scattering component (DPS-subtracted). The first uncertainty is statistical, the second is systematic, and the third/fourth (where applicable) is the uncertainty up/down due to spin-alignment.

The inclusive (SPS+DPS) cross-section ratio (times 10^6) as a function of J/psi transverse momentum, along with the estimate of the DPS contribution. For the inclusive result, the first uncertainty is statistical, second uncertainty is systematic, and the third uncertainty is the possible variation due to spin-alignment.

The inclusive (SPS+DPS) cross-section ratio (times 10^6) as a function of J/psi transverse momentum under the LONGITUDINAL spin-alignment hypothesis. The first uncertainty is statistical and the second uncertainty is systematic.

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Search for Quantum Black Hole Production in High-Invariant-Mass Lepton$+$Jet Final States Using $pp$ Collisions at $\sqrt{s} =$ 8  TeV and the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 112 (2014) 091804, 2014.
Inspire Record 1263762 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.62447
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The combined 95% CL upper limits on the cross section times branching fraction (SIG*BR) for Quantum Black Holes decaying to a lepton and jet, as a function of the threshold mass, Mth.

Numbers of observed events and expected background events for electron+jet channel, along with acceptance (A), experimental efficiency (EPSILON), cumulative efficiency (A*EPSILON), total cross section (SIG*BR) and 95% CL observed upper limit, for various values of the threshold mass, Mth. The leading order cross sections have a statistical precision of the order of 1%. The uncertainties on the predicted background include both statistical and systematic components. Acceptance is calculated using generator-level quantities by imposing selection criteria that apply directly to phase space (electron/jet eta, electron/jet pT, Delta(eta), Delta(phi), <eta>, and Minv). All other selections, which in general correspond to event and object quality criteria, are used to calculate the efficiency on the events included in the acceptance. The cumulative signal efficiency is the product of the acceptance and experimental efficiency.

Numbers of observed events and expected background events for muon+jet channel, along with acceptance (A), experimental efficiency (EPSILON), cumulative efficiency (A*EPSILON), total cross section (SIG*BR) and 95% CL observed upper limit, for various values of the threshold mass, Mth. The leading order cross sections have a statistical precision of the order of 1%. The uncertainties on the predicted background include both statistical and systematic components. Acceptance is calculated using generator-level quantities by imposing selection criteria that apply directly to phase space (muon/jet eta, muon/jet pT, Delta(eta), Delta(phi), <eta>, and Minv). All other selections, which in general correspond to event and object quality criteria, are used to calculate the efficiency on the events included in the acceptance. The cumulative signal efficiency is the product of the acceptance and experimental efficiency.


Measurement of the differential cross-section of $B^{+}$ meson production in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 7 TeV at ATLAS

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
JHEP 1310 (2013) 042, 2013.
Inspire Record 1240670 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.61591
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Differential cross-section measurement for B+ production multiplied by the branching ratio to the J/PSI < MU+ MU- > K+ final state in B+ pT intervals in the B+ rapidity range |y|<0.5. The first quoted uncertainty is statistical, the second uncertainty is systematic.

Differential cross-section measurement for B+ production multiplied by the branching ratio to the J/PSI < MU+ MU- > K+ final state in B+ pT intervals in the B+ rapidity range 0.5<|y|<1. The first quoted uncertainty is statistical, the second uncertainty is systematic.

Differential cross-section measurement for B+ production multiplied by the branching ratio to the J/PSI < MU+ MU- > K+ final state in B+ pT intervals in the B+ rapidity range 1<|y|<1.5 The first quoted uncertainty is statistical, the second uncertainty is systematic.

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Measurement of Upsilon production in 7 TeV pp collisions at ATLAS

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 052004, 2013.
Inspire Record 1204994 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.60219

Using 1.8 fb-1 of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV recorded by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider, we present measurements of the production cross sections of Upsilon(1S,2S,3S) mesons. Upsilon mesons are reconstructed using the di-muon decay mode. Total production cross sections for p_T<70 GeV and in the rapidity interval |Upsilon|<2.25 are measured to be 8.01+-0.02+-0.36+-0.31 nb, 2.05+-0.01+-0.12+-0.08 nb, 0.92+-0.01+-0.07+-0.04 nb respectively, with uncertainties separated into statistical, systematic, and luminosity measurement effects. In addition, differential cross section times di-muon branching fractions for Upsilon(1S), Upsilon(2S), and Upsilon(3S) as a function of Upsilon transverse momentum p_T and rapidity are presented. These cross sections are obtained assuming unpolarized production. If the production polarization is fully transverse or longitudinal with no azimuthal dependence in the helicity frame the cross section may vary by approximately +-20%. If a non-trivial azimuthal dependence is considered, integrated cross sections may be significantly enhanced by a factor of two or more. We compare our results to several theoretical models of Upsilon meson production, finding that none provide an accurate description of our data over the full range of Upsilon transverse momenta accessible with this dataset.

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Corrected cross-section measurements in the isotopic spin-alignment scenario. The second (sys) error is the uncertainty in the luminosity.

Fiducial Upsilon(1S) production cross-section, where pT>4 GeV and |eta|<2.3 for both muons, as a function of Upsilon(1S) pT in the Upsilon(1S) rapidity (|y|) bins 0-1.2 and 1.2-2.25. The first uncertainty is statistical, the second is systematic.

Fiducial Upsilon(2S) production cross-section, where pT>4 GeV and |eta|<2.3 for both muons, as a function of Upsilon(2S) pT in the Upsilon(2S) rapidity (|y|) bins 0-1.2 and 1.2-2.25. The first uncertainty is statistical, the second is systematic.

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Search for contact interactions and large extra dimensions in dilepton events from $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 015010, 2013.
Inspire Record 1198341 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.60277

A search for non-resonant new phenomena, originating from either contact interactions or large extra spatial dimensions, has been carried out using events with two isolated electrons or muons. These events, produced at the LHC in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV, were recorded by the ATLAS detector. The data sample, collected throughout 2011, corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 4.9 and 5.0 fb-1 in the e+e- and mu+mu- channels, respectively. No significant deviations from the Standard Model expectation are observed. Using a Bayesian approach, 95% confidence limit lower limits ranging from 9.0 to 13.9 TeV are placed on the energy scale of llqq contact interactions in the left-left isoscalar model. Lower limits ranging from 2.4 to 3.9 TeV are also set on the string scale in large extra dimension models. After combination of these limits with results from a similar search in the diphoton channel, slightly more stringent limits are obtained.

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Expected and observed numbers of events in the dielectron channel for the contact interactions search region. The yields are normalized to the Z peak control region and include predictions for SM backgrounds as well as for SM+CI with different CI scales for constructive (LAMBDA-) and destructive (LAMBDA+) interference. The errors quoted originate from both systematic uncertainties and limited MC statistics.

Expected and observed numbers of events in the dimuon channel for the contact interactions search region. The yields are normalized to the Z peak control region and include predictions for SM backgrounds as well as for SM+CI with different CI scales for constructive (LAMBDA-) and destructive (LAMBDA+) interference. The errors quoted originate from both systematic uncertainties and limited MC statistics.

Expected and observed 95% C.L. lower limits on the contact interaction energy scale LAMBDA for the dielectron and dimuon channels, as well as for the combination of those channels. Results are provided for constructive and destruc- tive interference as well as different choices of flat priors.

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Search for Supersymmetry in Events with Large Missing Transverse Momentum, Jets, and at Least One Tau Lepton in 7 TeV Proton-Proton Collision Data with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C72 (2012) 2215, 2012.
Inspire Record 1189432 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.60276
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The observed number of signal events as a function of Lambda and Tan(Beta).

The Acceptance, Efficiency and Acceptance x Efficiency for the single tau channel as a function of Lambda and Tan(Beta).

The Acceptance, Efficiency and Acceptance x Efficiency for the two tau channel as a function of Lambda and Tan(Beta).

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Search for long-lived, heavy particles in final states with a muon and multi-track displaced vertex in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B719 (2013) 280-298, 2013.
Inspire Record 1193933 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.60031
7 data tables

Efficiency-vs-radial-vertex-position without re-tracking The efficiency for reconstructing a displaced vertex passing all cuts, as a function of radial distance from the z-axis to the vertex positon. The retrack and noretrack suffixes refer to whether or not the procedure known as re-tracking, where the tracking algorithm is re-run with looser cuts, on the leftover hits from standard tracking, was used to select the tracks that were input to the vertexing algorithm.

Efficiency-vs-radial-vertex-position with re-tracking The efficiency for reconstructing a displaced vertex passing all cuts, as a function of radial distance from the z-axis to the vertex positon. The retrack and noretrack suffixes refer to whether or not the procedure known as re-tracking, where the tracking algorithm is re-run with looser cuts, on the leftover hits from standard tracking, was used to select the tracks that were input to the vertexing algorithm.

Event selection efficiency vs mean proper decay length The MH, HH, ML suffix used for overlaying the graphs refers to the combinations of squark and neutralino masses in the signal MC sample: MH is 700GeV squarks and 494GeV neutralinos, HH is 1.5TeV squarks and 494GeV neutralinos, and ML is 700GeV squarks and 108GeV neutralinos. The tables show the efficiency for reconstructing a signal event, where at least one vertex candidate passes all selection requirements, as a function of the proper decay length c*tau of the neutralino.

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Search for high-mass resonances decaying to dilepton final states in pp collisions at s**(1/2) = 7-TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
JHEP 1211 (2012) 138, 2012.
Inspire Record 1185259 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.59903
14 data tables

Expected and observed number of events in the dielectron channel. The errors quoted include both statistical and systematic uncertainties.

Expected and observed number of events in the dimuon channel. The errors quoted include both statistical and systematic uncertainties.

Observed and predicted dielectron invariant mass (m_ee) distribution in the search region. The bin width is constant in log(m_ee).

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Search for light scalar top quark pair production in final states with two leptons with the ATLAS detector in $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV proton-proton collisions

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C72 (2012) 2237, 2012.
Inspire Record 1128464 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.59088
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Distribution of the PT of the leading electron for E-E events in the Signal Region, before the application of the leading lepton PT cut.

Distribution of the PT of the leading muon for MU-MU events in the Signal Region, before the application of the leading lepton PT cut.

Distribution of the PT of the leading electron for E-MU events in the Signal Region, before the application of the leading lepton PT cut.

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Search for new phenomena in the $W W$ to $\ell \nu \ell$' $\nu$' final state in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abajyan, Tatevik ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B718 (2013) 860-878, 2013.
Inspire Record 1127504 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.59354
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Expected and observed 95% upper limits on cross section time branching ration for pp --> Graviton* < W+ W- >.

Expected and observed 95% upper limits on cross section time branching ration for pp --> Graviton*(bulk) < W+ W- >.

Observed and predicted W+W- transverse mass distribution in the MU-MU channel. Also tabulated are the predictions for a RS graviton of mass 1000 GeV and a bulk RS graviton with mass 600 GeV.

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Search for lepton flavour violation in the emu continuum with the ATLAS detector in $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV $pp$ collisions at the LHC

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C72 (2012) 2040, 2012.
Inspire Record 1113445 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.59852

This paper presents a search for the t-channel exchange of an R-parity violating scalar top quark (\={t}) in the emu continuum using 2.1/fb of data collected by the ATLAS detector in sqrt(s) = 7 TeV pp collisions at the Large Hadron Collider. Data are found to be consistent with the expectation from the Standard Model backgrounds. Limits on R-parity-violating couplings at 95% C.L. are calculated as a function of the scalar top mass (m_{\={t}}). The upper limits on the production cross section for pp->emuX, through the t-channel exchange of a scalar top quark, ranges from 170 fb for m_{\={t}}=95 GeV to 30 fb for m_{\={t}}=1000 GeV.

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The observed E-MU invariant mass distribution plus SM background and signal predicitons for a n stop mass of 95 GeV.

Information about the signal samples used.

The ratios of the observed and expected upper cross section limits to the theoretical cross sections as a function of the scalar top mass.


Search for scalar top quark pair production in natural gauge mediated supersymmetry models with the ATLAS detector in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B715 (2012) 44-60, 2012.
Inspire Record 1112907 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.58809

The results of a search for pair production of the lighter scalar partners of top quarks in 2.05 fb-1 of pp collisions at sqrt(s) =7 TeV using the ATLAS experiment at the LHC are reported. Scalar top quarks are searched for in events with two same flavour opposite-sign leptons (electrons or muons) with invariant mass consistent with the Z boson mass, large missing transverse momentum and jets in the final state. At least one of the jets is identified as originating from a b-quark. No excess over Standard Model expectations is found. The results are interpreted in the framework of R-parity conserving, gauge mediated Supersymmetry breaking `natural' scenarios, where the neutralino is the next-to-lightest supersymmetric particle. Scalar top quark masses up to 310 GeV are excluded for the lightest neutralino mass between 115 GeV and 230 GeV at 95% confidence level, reaching an exclusion of the scalar top quark mass of 330 GeV for the lightest neutralino mass of 190 GeV. Scalar top quark masses below 240 GeV are excluded for all values of the lightest neutralino mass above the Z boson mass.

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The missing ET distribution from the combined EE and MUMU data for SR1. Tabulated are the observed Data rates and the Standard Model predictions as well as the distributions expected for two signal scenarios, both with an STOP mass of 250 GeV, and NEUTRALINO1 masses of 100 GeV and 220 GeV respectively.

The number of b-tagged jets for SR1 for the combined EE and MUMU channels. Tabulated are the observed Data rates and the Standard Model predictions as well as the distributions expected for two signal scenarios, both with an STOP mass of 250 GeV, and NEUTRALINO1 masses of 100 GeV and 220 GeV respectively.

The distrubution of leading jet pT for SR1 for the combined EE and MUMU channels. Tabulated are the observed Data rates and the Standard Model predictions as well as the distributions expected for two signal scenarios, both with an STOP mass of 250 GeV, and NEUTRALINO1 masses of 100 GeV and 220 GeV respectively. The last pT bin includes the number of overflow events for both data abd SM expectation.

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Search for a heavy neutral particle decaying into an electron and a muon using 1 fb$^{-1}$ of ATLAS data

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C71 (2011) 1809, 2011.
Inspire Record 927405 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.58152

A search is presented for a high mass neutral particle that decays directly to the emu final state. The data sample was recorded by the ATLAS detector in sqrt(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 emu 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.

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Observed and predicted E-MU invariant mass distributions.

Observed and predicted electron PT distributions.

Observed and predicted muon PT distributions.

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Measurements of the electron and muon inclusive cross-sections in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B707 (2012) 438-458, 2012.
Inspire Record 926145 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.58031

This letter presents measurements of the differential cross-sections for inclusive electron and muon production in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of sqrt(s) = 7 TeV, using data collected by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The muon cross-section is measured as a function of pT in the range 4 < pT < 100 GeV and within pseudorapidity |eta| < 2.5. In addition the electron and muon cross-sections are measured in the range 7 < pT < 26 GeV and within |eta| <2.0, excluding 1.37<|eta|<1.52. Integrated luminosities of 1.3 pb-1 and 1.4 pb-1 are used for the electron and muon measurements, respectively. After subtraction of the W/Z/gamma* contribution, the differential cross-sections are found to be in good agreement with theoretical predictions for heavy-flavour production obtained from Fixed Order NLO calculations with NLL high-pT resummation, and to be sensitive to the effects of NLL resummation.

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Differential cross section as a function of PT for electron heavy-flavour production in the |pseudorapidity| region < 2.0 (excluding 1.37 to 1.52). The systematic error includes the 3.4% luminosity uncertainty.

Inclusive muon cross section for |eta| < 2.5 and pT > 4 GeV: (stat) statistical error, (sys) systematic error.The first systematic error is the intrinsic error of the measurement, the second the error is due to the luminosity.

Inclusive muon cross section after subtraction of W,Z, Drell-Yan and top background for |eta| < 2.5 and pT > 4 GeV: (stat) statistical error, (sys) systematic error. The first systematic error is the intrinsic error of the measurement, the second the error due to the luminosity, the third is due to the subtraction of the background and is dominated by the error on the W, Z inclusive cross sections.

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Search for displaced vertices arising from decays of new heavy particles in 7 TeV pp collisions at ATLAS

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B707 (2012) 478-496, 2012.
Inspire Record 927046 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.58448

We present the results of a search for new, heavy particles that decay at a significant distance from their production point into a final state containing charged hadrons in association with a high-momentum muon. The search is conducted in a pp-collision data sample with a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV and an integrated luminosity of 33 pb^-1 collected in 2010 by the ATLAS detector operating at the Large Hadron Collider. Production of such particles is expected in various scenarios of physics beyond the standard model. We observe no signal and place limits on the production cross-section of supersymmetric particles in an R-parity-violating scenario as a function of the neutralino lifetime. Limits are presented for different squark and neutralino masses, enabling extension of the limits to a variety of other models.

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Upper limits as 95% CL on the production cross-section times branching fraction vs. the neutralino lifetime times the speed of light for different combinations of squark and neutralino masses.

Efficiency as a function of the radial vertex position for displaced vertices in the signal MC sample MH, with squark mass 700 GeV and neutralino mass 494 GeV, in events that pass the trigger and primary vertex cuts.

Efficiency as a function of the radial vertex position for displaced vertices in the signal MC sample MH, with squark mass 700 GeV and neutralino mass 494 GeV, in events that pass the trigger and primary vertex cuts and also requiring the reconstructed displaced vertex to have at least 4 tracks, an invariant mass > 10 GeV and radial distance from the primary vertex > 4mm.

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Search for a heavy particle decaying into an electron and a muon with the ATLAS detector in $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV $pp$ collisions at the LHC

The ATLAS collaboration Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; Abdallah, Jalal ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 106 (2011) 251801, 2011.
Inspire Record 894358 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.57150

This Letter presents the first search for a heavy particle decaying into an e\mu final state in sqrt(s)=7 TeV pp collisions at the LHC. The data were recorded by the ATLAS detector during 2010 and correspond to a total integrated luminosity of 35/pb. No excess above the Standard Model background expectation is observed. Exclusions at 95% confidence level are placed on two representative models. In an R-parity violating supersymmetric model, tau sneutrinos with a mass below 0.75 TeV are excluded, assuming single coupling dominance and the couplings lambda'_{311}=0.11, lambda_{312}=0.07. In a lepton flavor violating model, a Z'-like vector boson with masses of 0.70 to 1.00 TeV and corresponding cross sections times branching ratios of 0.175 to 0.183 pb is excluded. These results extend to higher mass RPV sneutrinos and LFV Z's than previous constraints from the Tevatron.

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Observed e-mu invariant mass distribution.

The observed 95% CL upper limits on the cross section for p p --> sneutrino x BR(sneutrino -> e-mu) as a function of the sneutrino mass.

The 95% CL upper limits on the Lambda311 coupling as a function of the sneutrino mass, for threee values of Lambda312.

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