Search for top squarks in final states with one isolated lepton, jets, and missing transverse momentum in $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV $pp$ collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D94 (2016) 052009, 2016.
Inspire Record 1469069 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.74125

The results of a search for the top squark, the supersymmetric partner of the top quark, in final states with one isolated electron or muon, jets, and missing transverse momentum are reported. The search uses the 2015 LHC pp collision data at a center-of-mass energy of s=13  TeV recorded by the ATLAS detector and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.2  fb−1. The analysis targets two types of signal models: gluino-mediated pair production of top squarks with a nearly mass-degenerate top squark and neutralino and direct pair production of top squarks, decaying to the top quark and the lightest neutralino. The experimental signature in both signal scenarios is similar to that of a top quark pair produced in association with large missing transverse momentum. No significant excess over the Standard Model background prediction is observed, and exclusion limits on gluino and top squark masses are set at 95% confidence level. The results extend the LHC run-1 exclusion limit on the gluino mass up to 1460 GeV in the gluino-mediated scenario in the high gluino and low top squark mass region and add an excluded top squark mass region from 745 to 780 GeV for the direct top squark model with a massless lightest neutralino. The results are also reinterpreted to set exclusion limits in a model of vectorlike top quarks.

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Comparison of data with estimated backgrounds in the $am_\text{T2}$ distribution with the STCR1 event selection except for the requirement on $am_\text{T2}$. The predicted backgrounds are scaled with normalization factors. The uncertainty band includes statistical and all experimental systematic uncertainties. The last bin includes overflow.

Comparison of data with estimated backgrounds in the $b$-tagged jet multiplicity with the STCR1 event selection except for the requirement on the $b$-tagged jet multiplicity. Furthermore, the $\Delta R(b_1,b_2)$ requirement is dropped. The predicted backgrounds are scaled with normalization factors. The uncertainty band includes statistical and all experimental systematic uncertainties. The last bin includes overflow.

Comparison of data with estimated backgrounds in the $\Delta R(b_1,b_2)$ distribution with the STCR1 event selection except for the requirement on $\Delta R(b_1,b_2)$. The predicted backgrounds are scaled with normalization factors. The uncertainty band includes statistical and all experimental systematic uncertainties. The last bin includes overflow.

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Search for scalar leptoquarks in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV with the ATLAS experiment

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
New J.Phys. 18 (2016) 093016, 2016.
Inspire Record 1462258 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.73322
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Normalisation factors for the main backgrounds obtained from the combined fit in each of the channels. The total uncertainty is given.

Search for the first generation leptoquarks (LQs). Event yields in the Z control region (CR), ttbar CR and in the signal region (SR). Each CR is treated as one bin in the profile likelihood fit. The SR is split to 7 bins according to $m_{\text{LQ}}^{\text{min}}$ for the fit. The table below shows the total number of events in each CR. For the SR, it shows the number of events per 100 GeV as a function of $m_{\text{LQ}}^{\text{min}}$. The background expectations are scaled by a scale factor extracted from the fit. However, the uncertainties shown are the pre-fit ones. The data event yield uncertainty is statistical (gaussian). The background uncertainty consists of all the experimental and theoretical components summed in quadrature. The uncertainty of the fit-extracted background scale factor is also added in quadrature.

Search for the second generation leptoquarks (LQs). Event yields in the Z control region (CR), ttbar CR and in the signal region (SR). Each CR is treated as one bin in the profile likelihood fit. The SR is split to 7 bins according to $m_{\text{LQ}}^{\text{min}}$ for the fit. The table below shows the total number of events in each CR. For the SR, it shows the number of events per 100 GeV as a function of $m_{\text{LQ}}^{\text{min}}$. The background expectations are scaled by a scale factor extracted from the fit. However, the uncertainties shown are the pre-fit ones. The data event yield uncertainty is statistical (gaussian). The background uncertainty consists of all the experimental and theoretical components summed in quadrature. The uncertainty of the fit-extracted background scale factor is also added in quadrature.

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Search for metastable heavy charged particles with large ionization energy loss in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV using the ATLAS experiment

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D93 (2016) 112015, 2016.
Inspire Record 1448101 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.73584

This paper presents a search for massive charged long-lived particles produced in pp collisions at s=13  TeV at the LHC using the ATLAS experiment. The data set used corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3.2  fb-1. Many extensions of the Standard Model predict the existence of massive charged long-lived particles, such as R-hadrons. These massive particles are expected to be produced with a velocity significantly below the speed of light, and therefore to have a specific ionization higher than any Standard Model particle of unit charge at high momenta. The Pixel subsystem of the ATLAS detector is used to measure the ionization energy loss of reconstructed charged particles and to search for such highly ionizing particles. The search presented here has much greater sensitivity than a similar search performed using the ATLAS detector in the s=8  TeV data set, thanks to the increase in expected signal cross section due to the higher center-of-mass energy of collisions, to an upgraded detector with a new silicon layer close to the interaction point, and to analysis improvements. No significant deviation from Standard Model background expectations is observed, and lifetime-dependent upper limits on R-hadron production cross sections and masses are set. Gluino R-hadrons with lifetimes above 0.4 ns and decaying to qq¯ plus a 100 GeV neutralino are excluded at the 95% confidence level, with lower mass limit ranging between 740 and 1590 GeV. In the case of stable R-hadrons the lower mass limit at the 95% confidence level is 1570 GeV.

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Mass distribution for data and expected background for stable particle searches. Also shown are two examples for signals as expected for gluino R-hadrons in the explored mass range. The uncertainty on the background estimation includes both the statistical and systematic uncertainties.

Mass distribution for data and expected background for metastable particle searches. Also shown are two examples for signals as expected for gluino R-hadrons in the explored mass range. The uncertainty on the background estimation includes both the statistical and systematic uncertainties.

Cross-section as a function of mass for gluino R-hadrons with lifetime tau=10 ns, decaying to qanti-q plus a light neutralino of mass=100 GeV. The central value of the observed and expected 95% upper limit on excluded cross-section is given. The 1 sigma band on the expected UL is given as an uncertainty.

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Search for pair production of heavy vector-like quarks decaying to high-$p_{mathrm{T}}$ $W$ bosons and $b$ quarks in the lepton-plus-jets final state 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, 2017.
Inspire Record 1609451 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77271

A search is presented for the pair production of heavy vector-like $T$ and $B$ quarks, primarily targeting the $T$ quark decays to a $W$ boson and a $b$-quark. The search is based on $36.1$ fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV recorded in 2015 and 2016 with the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Data are analysed in the lepton-plus-jets final state, including at least one $b$-tagged jet and a large-radius jet identified as originating from the hadronic decay of a high-momentum $W$ boson. No significant deviation from the Standard Model expectation is observed in the reconstructed $T$ mass distribution. The observed 95\% confidence level lower limit on the $T$ mass are 1350 GeV assuming 100\% branching ratio to $Wb$. In the SU(2) singlet scenario, the lower mass limit is 1170 GeV. This search is also sensitive to a heavy vector-like $B$ quark decaying to $Wt$ and other final states. The results are thus reinterpreted to provide a 95\% confidence level lower limit on the $B$ quark mass at 1250 GeV assuming 100\% branching ratio to $Wt$; in the SU(2) singlet scenario, the limit is 1080 GeV. Mass limits on both $T$ and $B$ production are also set as a function of the decay branching ratios. The 100\% branching ratio limits are found to be applicable to heavy vector-like $Y$ and $X$ production that decay to $Wb$ and $Wt$, respectively.

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The leptonic VLQ candidate mass distributions in the signal region after the maximum likelihood fit in the signal region and control region.

Expected and observed upper limits at the 95% CL on the TT cross section as a function of T quark mass under the assumption of BR(T->Wb)=1.

Expected and observed upper limits at the 95% CL on the TT cross section as a function of T quark mass for an SU(2) singlet T.

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Search for new phenomena in dijet events using 37 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collision data collected at $\sqrt{s}=$13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1519428 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77265

Dijet events are studied in the proton--proton collision dataset recorded at $\sqrt{s}=$13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in 2015 and 2016, corresponding to integrated luminosities of 3.5 fb$^{-1}$ and 33.5 fb$^{-1}$ respectively. Invariant mass and angular distributions are compared to background predictions and no significant deviation is observed. For resonance searches, a new method for fitting the background component of the invariant mass distribution is employed. The dataset is then used to set upper limits at a 95% confidence level on a range of new physics scenarios. Excited quarks with masses below 6.0 TeV are excluded, and limits are set on quantum black holes, heavy W' bosons, W* bosons, and a range of masses and couplings in a Z' dark matter mediator model. Model-independent limits on signals with a Gaussian shape are also set, using a new approach allowing factorization of physics and detector effects. From the angular distributions, a scale of new physics in contact interaction models is excluded for scenarios with either constructive or destructive interference. These results represent a substantial improvement over those obtained previously with lower integrated luminosity.

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The number of events as a function of the dijet invariant mass, compared to background prediction from fit and corresponding uncertainties, in the region defined by |y*|<0.6

The number of events as a function of the dijet invariant mass, compared to background prediction from fit and corresponding uncertainties, in the region defined by |y*|<1.2 optimized for the W* search.

The number of events normalized to bin width as a function of the chi angular separation between the two jets, compared to background prediction from Monte Carlo simulation and corresponding uncertainties, in [3.4-3.7] TeV dijet invariant mass region

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Search for the direct production of charginos and neutralinos in $\sqrt{s} = $ 13 TeV $pp$ collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1620202 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.78377

A search for the direct production of charginos and neutralinos in final states with at least two hadronically decaying tau leptons is presented. The analysis uses a dataset of $pp$ collisions corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb$^{-1}$, recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s}=$ 13 TeV. No significant deviation from the Standard Model background expectation is observed. Limits are derived in scenarios of $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{+}\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{-}$ pair production and of $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{\pm}\tilde{\chi}_{2}^{0}$ and $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{+}\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{-}$ production. Chargino masses up to 630 GeV are excluded at 95\% confidence level in the scenario of direct production of $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{+}\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{-}$ for a massless $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{0}$. Common $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{\pm}$, $\tilde{\chi}_{2}^{0}$ masses up to 760 GeV are excluded in the case of production of $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{\pm}\tilde{\chi}_{2}^{0}$ and $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{+}\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{-}$ assuming a massless $\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{0}$.

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Observed exclusion contours in chargino pair production model.

Expected exclusion contours in chargino pair production model.

The $E_{\mathrm T}^{\mathrm{miss}}$ distribution in the $W$-CR region. The SM backgrounds other than multi-jet production are estimated from MC simulation. The contribution of $W$+jets events is scaled to the fit result. The multi-jet contribution is estimated from data using the OS-SS method. The hatched bands represent the combined statistical and systematic uncertainties of the total SM background. For illustration, the distributions of the SUSY reference points are also shown as dashed lines. The lower panels show the ratio of data to the SM background estimate. The last bin includes the overflow events.

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Search for new phenomena in high-mass final states with a photon and a jet from $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1627878 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.78551

A search is performed for new phenomena in events having a photon with high transverse momentum and a jet collected in 36.7 fb$^{-1}$ of proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The invariant mass distribution of the leading photon and jet is examined to look for the resonant production of new particles or the presence of new high-mass states beyond the Standard Model. No significant deviation from the background-only hypothesis is observed and cross-section limits for generic Gaussian-shaped resonances are extracted. Excited quarks hypothesized in quark compositeness models and high-mass states predicted in quantum black hole models with extra dimensions are also examined in the analysis. The observed data exclude, at 95% confidence level, the mass range below 5.3 TeV for excited quarks and 7.1 TeV (4.4 TeV) for quantum black holes in the Arkani-Hamed-Dimopoulos-Dvali (Randall-Sundrum) model with six (one) extra dimensions.

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Observed 95% CL upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio to a photon and a quark or gluon for the excited-quarks model.The limits are placed as a function of m_q* for the excited-quark signal. The calculation is performed using ensemble tests for masses in the search range every 250 GeV up to 5 TeV and then 200 GeV up to 6 TeV.

Observed 95% CL upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio to a photon and a quark or gluon for the RS1 model. The limits are placed as a function of M_th. The calculation is performed using ensemble tests for masses in the search range every 200 GeV.

Observed 95% CL upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio to a photon and a quark or gluon for the ADD model. The limits are placed as a function of M_th. The calculation is performed using ensemble tests for masses in the search range every 500 GeV.

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Search for dark matter at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV in final states containing an energetic photon and large missing transverse momentum with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C77 (2017) 393, 2017.
Inspire Record 1591328 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77382

Results of a search for physics beyond the Standard Model in events containing an energetic photon and large missing transverse momentum with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider are reported. As the number of events observed in data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb$^{-1}$   of proton–proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $13~\mathrm{TeV}$ , is in agreement with the Standard Model expectations, model-independent limits are set on the fiducial cross section for the production of events in this final state. Exclusion limits are also placed in models where dark-matter candidates are pair-produced. For dark-matter production via an axial-vector or a vector mediator in the s-channel, this search excludes mediator masses below 750– $1200~\mathrm{GeV}$ for dark-matter candidate masses below 230– $480~\mathrm{GeV}$ at 95% confidence level, depending on the couplings. In an effective theory of dark-matter production, the limits restrict the value of the suppression scale $M_{*}$ to be above $790~\mathrm{GeV}$ at 95% confidence level. A limit is also reported on the production of a high-mass scalar resonance by processes beyond the Standard Model, in which the resonance decays to $Z\gamma $ and the Z boson subsequently decays into neutrinos.

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Observed event yields in 36.1 fb$^{-1}$ of data compared to expected yields from SM backgrounds in all signal regions, as predicted from the simultaneous fit to their respective CRs. The first three lines report the yields obtained from the inclusive-SR fit, while the two last lines report the yields obtained from the multiple-bin fit. The uncertainty includes both the statistical and systematic uncertainties.

The observed 95% CL exclusion contour for a simplified model of dark-matter production involving an axial-vector operator, Dirac DM and couplings $g_{q}$ = 0.25, $g_{\chi}$ = 1 and $g_{l}$ = 0 as a function of the dark-matter mass $m_{\chi}$ and the mediator mass $m_{\mathrm{med}}$. The plane under the limit curve is excluded.

The expected 95% CL exclusion contour (+1$\sigma$) for a simplified model of dark-matter production involving an axial-vector operator, Dirac DM and couplings $g_{q}$ = 0.25, $g_{\chi}$ = 1 and $g_{l}$ = 0 as a function of the dark-matter mass $m_{\chi}$ and the mediator mass $m_{\mathrm{med}}$. The plane under the limit curve is excluded.

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Measurement of the $W^+W^-$ production cross section in $pp$ collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV with the ATLAS experiment

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B773 (2017) 354-374, 2017.
Inspire Record 1513473 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.79847

The production of opposite-charge W -boson pairs in proton–proton collisions at s=13 TeV is measured using data corresponding to 3.16 fb −1 of integrated luminosity collected by the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in 2015. Candidate W -boson pairs are selected by identifying their leptonic decays into an electron, a muon and neutrinos. Events with reconstructed jets are not included in the candidate event sample. The cross-section measurement is performed in a fiducial phase space close to the experimental acceptance and is compared to theoretical predictions. Agreement is found between the measurement and the most accurate calculations available.

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The measured fiducial cross section P P --> WW --> $e^\pm \mu^\mp$.

Detailed breakdown of the systematic uncertainties in the fiducial cross-section measurement as a result of the simultaneous fit to signal and control regions. Summarised in Table 4 of the paper.

Systematic uncertainty correlation matrix for the fiducial cross section.

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Search for Dark Matter Produced in Association with a Higgs Boson Decaying to $b\bar b$ using 36 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt s=13$ TeV with the ATLAS Detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1608773 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77773

Several extensions of the Standard Model predict associated production of dark-matter particles with a Higgs boson. Such processes are searched for in final states with missing transverse momentum and a Higgs boson decaying to a $b\bar b$ pair with the ATLAS detector using 36.1 fb$^{-1}$ of $pp$ collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV at the LHC. The observed data are in agreement with the Standard Model predictions and limits are placed on the associated production of dark-matter particles and a Higgs boson.

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Distributions of the invariant mass of the Higgs boson candidates mh=m_jj with two b-tags in the SR for the first MET category that is used as input to the fit.

Distributions of the invariant mass of the Higgs boson candidates mh=m_jj with two b-tags in the SR for the second MET category that is used as input to the fit.

Distributions of the invariant mass of the Higgs boson candidates mh=m_jj with two b-tags in the SR for the third MET category that is used as input to the fit.

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Search for long-lived, massive particles in events with displaced vertices and missing transverse momentum in $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV $pp$ collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1630632 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.78697

A search for long-lived, massive particles predicted by many theories beyond the Standard Model is presented. The search targets final states with large missing transverse momentum and at least one high-mass displaced vertex with five or more tracks, and uses 32.8 fb$^{-1}$ of $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV $pp$ collision data collected by the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The observed yield is consistent with the expected background. The results are used to extract 95\% CL exclusion limits on the production of long-lived gluinos with masses up to 2.37 TeV and lifetimes of $\mathcal{O}(10^{-2})$-$\mathcal{O}(10)$ ns in a simplified model inspired by Split Supersymmetry.

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Parameterized vertex level efficiencies as a function of number of particles associated to a truth decay vertex, and the vertex invariant mass for truth decays with $4$ mm $< R_{\mathrm{decay}} < 22$ mm. Selected particles are required to have nonzero electric charge, $p_{T}(|Q|=1) > 1$ GeV, and $d_0 > 2$ mm. The per-vertex efficiency is evaluated only for truth vertices that have at least 5 associated tracks, an invariant mass $> 10$ GeV, and are in the region $4$ mm $< R_{\mathrm{decay}} < 300$ mm, and $|Z_{\mathrm{decay}}| < 300$ mm. A truth vertex satisfies the vertex level efficiency if it can be matched to a reconstructed DV which passes the final vertex selection.

Vertex reconstruction efficiency as a function of radial position $R$ with and without the special LRT processing for one $R$-hadron signal sample with $m_{\tilde{g}} = 1.2$ TeV, $m_{\tilde{\chi}_{1}^{0}} = 100$ GeV and $\tau_{\tilde{g}} = 1$ ns. The efficiency is defined as the probability for a true LLP decay to be matched with a reconstructed DV fulfilling the vertex preselection criteria in events with a reconstructed primary vertex.

Parameterized vertex level efficiencies as a function of number of particles associated to a truth decay vertex, and the vertex invariant mass for truth decays with $22$ mm $< R_{\mathrm{decay}} < 25$ mm. Selected particles are required to have nonzero electric charge, $p_{T}(|Q|=1) > 1$ GeV, and $d_0 > 2$ mm. The per-vertex efficiency is evaluated only for truth vertices that have at least 5 associated tracks, an invariant mass $> 10$ GeV, and are in the region $4$ mm $< R_{\mathrm{decay}} < 300$ mm, and $|Z_{\mathrm{decay}}| < 300$ mm. A truth vertex satisfies the vertex level efficiency if it can be matched to a reconstructed DV which passes the final vertex selection.

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Search for dark matter produced in association with bottom or top quarks in $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1633591 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.80080

A search for weakly interacting massive particle dark matter produced in association with bottom or top quarks is presented. Final states containing third-generation quarks and missing transverse momentum are considered. The analysis uses 36.1 $fb^{-1}$ of proton-proton collision data recorded by the ATLAS experiment at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV in 2015 and 2016. No significant excess of events above the estimated backgrounds is observed. The results are interpreted in the framework of simplified models of spin-0 dark-matter mediators. For colour-neutral spin-0 mediators produced in association with top quarks and decaying into a pair of dark-matter particles, mediator masses below 50 GeV are excluded assuming a dark-matter candidate mass of 1 GeV and unitary couplings. For scalar and pseudoscalar mediators produced in association with bottom quarks, the search sets limits on the production cross-section of 300 times the predicted rate for mediators with masses between 10 and 50 GeV and assuming a dark-matter mass of 1 GeV and unitary coupling. Constraints on colour-charged scalar simplified models are also presented. Assuming a dark-matter particle mass of 35 GeV, mediator particles with mass below 1.1 TeV are excluded for couplings yielding a dark-matter relic density consistent with measurements.

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- - - - - - - - Overview of HEPData Record - - - - - - - - <br/><br/> <b>Systematic uncertainties:</b> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table2">table</a><br/><br/> <b>Fit results:</b> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table3">SRb1 and SRb2</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table4">SRt1, SRt2 and SRt3</a><br/><br/> <b>Upper limits:</b> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table5">table</a><br/><br/> <b>SR distributions:</b> <ul> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table6">SRb1: $E_{\mathrm T}^{\mathrm{miss}}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table7">SRb2: $\cos{\theta}^*_{bb}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table8">SRt1: $m_{\mathrm T}^{\mathrm{b,min}}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table9">SRt2: $E_{\mathrm T}^{\mathrm{miss,sig}}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table10">SRt3: $\xi^{+}_{\ell\ell}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table34">SRb1: jet $p_{T}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table35">SRb2: $H_{\mathrm T}^{ratio}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table36">SRt1: $\Delta R_{bb}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table37">SRt2: $M_{\mathrm T}^{b,min}$</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table38">SRt3: $\Delta \phi_{boost}$</a> </ul> <b>Exclusion limits:</b> <ul> <li>Scalar SRb2 <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table11">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table12">observed</a> <li>Scalar SRt1/SRt2 <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table13">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table14">observed</a> <li>Scalar SRt3 <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table15">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table16">observed</a> <li>Pseudo-scalar SRb2 <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table17">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table18">observed</a> <li>Pseudo-scalar SRt1/SRt2 <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table19">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table20">observed</a> <li>Pseudo-scalar SRt3 <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table21">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table22">observed</a> <li>Scalar, SRt1/SRt2 vs DM mass <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table23">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table24">observed</a> <li>Scalar, SRt3 vs DM mass <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table25">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table26">observed</a> <li>Pseudo-scalar, SRt1/SRt2 vs DM mass <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table27">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table28">observed</a> <li>Pseudo-scalar, SRt3 vs DM mass <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table29">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table30">observed</a> <li>Colour-charged scalar mediators ($b-$FDM) <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table32">expected</a> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table33">observed</a> </ul> <b>Direct detection plot:</b> <a href="80080?version=1&table=Table31">table</a><br/><br/> <b>Acceptances:</b> <ul> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table39">SRb1</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table41">SRb2 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table44">SRb2 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table45">SRt2 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table46">SRt1 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table49">SRt2 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table50">SRt1 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table53">SRt3 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table55">SRt3 pseudo-scalar</a> </ul> <b>Efficiencies:</b> <ul> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table40">SRb1</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table42">SRb2 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table43">SRb2 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table47">SRt2 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table48">SRt1 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table51">SRt2 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table52">SRt1 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table54">SRt3 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table56">SRt3 pseudo-scalar</a> </ul> <b>Cutflows:</b> <ul> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table57">SRb1</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table58">SRb2</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table59">SRt1 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table60">SRt2 scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table61">SRt1 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table62">SRt2 pseudo-scalar</a> <li><a href="80080?version=1&table=Table63">SRt3</a> </ul> <b>Truth Code snippets</b> are available under "Resources" (purple button on the left)

Summary of the main systematic uncertainties and their impact on the total SM background prediction in each of the signal regions studied. A range is shown for the four bins composing SRb2 . The total systematic uncertainty can be different from the sum in quadrature of individual sources due to the correlations between them resulting from the fit to the data. The quoted theoretical uncertainties include modelling and cross-section uncertainties.

Fit results in SRb1 and SRb2 for an integrated luminosity of $36.1 fb^{-1}$. The background normalisation parameters are obtained from the background-only fit in the CRs and are applied to the SRs. Small backgrounds are indicated as Others. The dominant component of these smaller background sources in SRb1 is di-boson processes. Benchmark signal models yields are given for each SR. The uncertainties on the yields include all systematic uncertainties.

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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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A search for pair-produced resonances in four-jet final states at $\sqrt{s}$=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1631641 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.79059

A search for massive coloured resonances which are pair-produced and decay into two jets is presented. The analysis uses 36.7 fb$^{-1}$ of $\sqrt{s}=$ 13 TeV pp collision data recorded by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC in 2015 and 2016. No significant deviation from the background prediction is observed. Results are interpreted in a SUSY simplified model where the lightest supersymmetric particle is the top squark, $\tilde{t}$, which decays promptly into two quarks through $R$-parity-violating couplings. Top squarks with masses in the range 100 GeV<$m_{\tilde{t}}$<410 GeV are excluded at 95% confidence level. If the decay is into a $b$-quark and a light quark, a dedicated selection requiring two $b$-tags is used to exclude masses in the ranges 100 GeV<$m_{\tilde{t}}$<470 GeV and 480 GeV<$m_{\tilde{t}}$<610 GeV. Additional limits are set on the pair-production of massive colour-octet resonances.

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Signal acceptance and efficiency (in %) as a function of M(STOP), before mass windows

Cutflow table for a pair produced top squark of 100 GeV decaying into a b- and an s-quark.

The observed number of data, background and top squark signal events in each of the signal regions of the inclusive selection

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Search for electroweak production of supersymmetric states in scenarios with compressed mass spectra at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2017.
Inspire Record 1644618 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.80609

A search for electroweak production of supersymmetric particles in scenarios with compressed mass spectra in final states with two low-momentum leptons and missing transverse momentum is presented. This search uses proton-proton collision data recorded by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in 2015-2016, corresponding to 36.1 fb$^{-1}$ of integrated luminosity at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV. Events with same-flavor pairs of electrons or muons with opposite electric charge are selected. The data are found to be consistent with the Standard Model prediction. Results are interpreted using simplified models of R-parity-conserving supersymmetry in which there is a small mass difference between the masses of the produced supersymmetric particles and the lightest neutralino. Exclusion limits at 95% confidence level are set on next-to-lightest neutralino masses of up to 130 GeV for Higgsino production and 170 GeV for wino production, and sleptons masses of up to 180 GeV for pair production of sleptons. In the compressed mass regime, the exclusion limits extend down to mass splittings of 3 GeV for Higgsino production, 2.5 GeV for wino production, and 1 GeV for slepton production. The results are also interpreted in the context of a radiatively-driven natural supersymmetry model with non-universal Higgs boson masses.

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<b>Kinematics 1</b> Kinematic distributions after the background-only fit showing the data as well as the expected background in the inclusive electroweakino SR&#8467;&#8467;-m<sub>&#8467;&#8467;</sub> [1, 60] (top) and slepton SR&#8467;&#8467;-m<sub>T2</sub><sup>100</sup> [100, &infin;] (bottom) signal regions. The arrow in the E<sub>T</sub><sup>miss</sup>/H<sub>T</sub><sup>lep</sup> variables indicates the minimum value of the requirement imposed in the final SR selection. The m<sub>&#8467;&#8467;</sub> and m<sub>T2</sub> distributions (right) have all the SR requirements applied. Background processes containing fewer than two prompt leptons are categorized as `Fake/nonprompt'. The category `Others' contains rare backgrounds from triboson, Higgs boson, and the remaining top-quark production processes listed in Table 1. The uncertainty bands plotted include all statistical and systematic uncertainties. The last bin includes overflow. The dashed lines represent benchmark signal samples corresponding to the Higgsino H&#771; and slepton &#8467;&#771; simplified models. Orange arrows in the Data/SM panel indicate values that are beyond the y-axis range.

<b>Kinematics 2</b> Kinematic distributions after the background-only fit showing the data as well as the expected background in the inclusive electroweakino SR&#8467;&#8467;-m<sub>&#8467;&#8467;</sub> [1, 60] (top) and slepton SR&#8467;&#8467;-m<sub>T2</sub><sup>100</sup> [100, &infin;] (bottom) signal regions. The arrow in the E<sub>T</sub><sup>miss</sup>/H<sub>T</sub><sup>lep</sup> variables indicates the minimum value of the requirement imposed in the final SR selection. The m<sub>&#8467;&#8467;</sub> and m<sub>T2</sub> distributions (right) have all the SR requirements applied. Background processes containing fewer than two prompt leptons are categorized as `Fake/nonprompt'. The category `Others' contains rare backgrounds from triboson, Higgs boson, and the remaining top-quark production processes listed in Table 1. The uncertainty bands plotted include all statistical and systematic uncertainties. The last bin includes overflow. The dashed lines represent benchmark signal samples corresponding to the Higgsino H&#771; and slepton &#8467;&#771; simplified models. Orange arrows in the Data/SM panel indicate values that are beyond the y-axis range.

<b>Kinematics 3</b> Kinematic distributions after the background-only fit showing the data as well as the expected background in the inclusive electroweakino SR&#8467;&#8467;-m<sub>&#8467;&#8467;</sub> [1, 60] (top) and slepton SR&#8467;&#8467;-m<sub>T2</sub><sup>100</sup> [100, &infin;] (bottom) signal regions. The arrow in the E<sub>T</sub><sup>miss</sup>/H<sub>T</sub><sup>lep</sup> variables indicates the minimum value of the requirement imposed in the final SR selection. The m<sub>&#8467;&#8467;</sub> and m<sub>T2</sub> distributions (right) have all the SR requirements applied. Background processes containing fewer than two prompt leptons are categorized as `Fake/nonprompt'. The category `Others' contains rare backgrounds from triboson, Higgs boson, and the remaining top-quark production processes listed in Table 1. The uncertainty bands plotted include all statistical and systematic uncertainties. The last bin includes overflow. The dashed lines represent benchmark signal samples corresponding to the Higgsino H&#771; and slepton &#8467;&#771; simplified models. Orange arrows in the Data/SM panel indicate values that are beyond the y-axis range.

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Measurement of the cross-section for electroweak production of dijets in association with a $Z$ boson 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, 2017.
Inspire Record 1627873 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.77267

The cross-section for the production of two jets in association with a leptonically decaying Z boson ($Zjj$) is measured in proton--proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, using data recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.2 fb$^{-1}$. The electroweak $Zjj$ cross-section is extracted in a fiducial region chosen to enhance the electroweak contribution relative to the dominant Drell--Yan $Zjj$ process, which is constrained using a data-driven approach. The measured fiducial electroweak cross-section is $\sigma^{Zjj}_{EW}= 119\pm 16 (stat.) \pm 20 (syst.)\pm 2 (lumi.)$ for dijet invariant mass greater than 250 GeV, and $34.2\pm 5.8 (stat.)\pm 5.5 (syst.)\pm 0.7 (lumi.)$ for dijet invariant mass greater than 1 TeV. Standard Model predictions are in agreement with the measurements. The inclusive $Zjj$ cross-section is also measured in six different fiducial regions with varying contributions from electroweak and Drell--Yan $Zjj$ production.

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Fiducial regions definitions

Measured and predicted inclusive Zjj production cross-sections in the six fiducial regions

Measured and predicted EW-Zjj production cross-sections in the EW-enriched fiducial regions with and without an additional kinematic requirement of $m_{jj} > $ 1 TeV

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Search for $W' \rightarrow tb$ decays in the hadronic final state using $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV with the ATLAS detector

The ATLAS collaboration Aaboud, Morad ; Aad, Georges ; Abbott, Brad ; et al.
No Journal Information, 2018.
Inspire Record 1650152 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.82286

A search for $W'$-boson production in the $W' \rightarrow t\bar{b} \rightarrow q\bar{q}' b\bar{b}$ decay channel is presented using 36.1 fb$^{-1}$ of 13 TeV proton-proton collision data collected by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in 2015 and 2016. The search is interpreted in terms of both a left-handed and a right-handed chiral $W'$ boson within the mass range 1-5 TeV. Identification of the hadronically decaying top quark is performed using jet substructure tagging techniques based on a shower deconstruction algorithm. No significant deviation from the Standard Model prediction is observed and the results are expressed as upper limits on the $W' \rightarrow t\bar{b}$ production cross-section times branching ratio as a function of the $W'$-boson mass. These limits exclude $W'$ bosons with right-handed couplings with masses below 3.0 TeV and $W'$ bosons with left-handed couplings with masses below 2.9 TeV, at the 95% confidence level.

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Observed and expected 95% CL limits on the right-handed W'-boson cross-section times branching ratio of W' to tb decay as a function of the corresponding W'-boson mass.

Observed and expected 95% CL limits on the left-handed W'-boson cross-section times branching ratio of W' to tb decay as a function of the corresponding W'-boson mass.

Reconstructed mtb distribution in data and for the background after the fit to the data in the signal region SR1. The statistical uncertainty on data points is calculated using assymetric Poisson confidence intervals.

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A search for high-mass resonances decaying to $\tau\nu$ 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, 2018.
Inspire Record 1649273 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.80812

A search for high-mass resonances decaying to $\tau\nu$ using proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13 TeV produced by the Large Hadron Collider is presented. Only $\tau$-lepton decays with hadrons in the final state are considered. The data were recorded with the ATLAS detector and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb$^{-1}$. No statistically significant excess above the Standard Model expectation is observed; model-independent upper limits are set on the visible $\tau\nu$ production cross section. Heavy $W^{\prime}$ bosons with masses less than 3.7 TeV in the Sequential Standard Model and masses less than 2.2-3.8 TeV depending on the coupling in the non-universal G(221) model are excluded at the 95% credibility level.

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Observed and predicted $m_{\rm T}$ distributions including SSM and NU (cot$\phi$ = 5.5) $W^{\prime}$ signals with masses of 3 TeV. Please note that in the paper figure the bin content is divided by the bin width, but this is not done in the HepData table.

Number of expected Standard Model background events including total statistical and systematic uncertainty added in quadrature (calculated before applying the statistical fitting procedure), number of observed events, and the observed and expected 95% CL upper limits on the visible $\tau\nu$ production cross section, $\sigma_{\rm vis} = \sigma(pp \to \tau\nu +X) \cdot \mathcal{A} \cdot \varepsilon$, for $m_{\rm T}$ thresholds ranging from 250 to 1800 GeV. See HepData abstract for details on how to use this data for reinterpretation.

Observed and expected 95% CL upper limits on cross section times $\tau\nu$ branching fraction for $W^{\prime}_{\rm SSM}$.

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Search for a heavy Higgs boson decaying into a $Z$ boson and another heavy Higgs boson in the $\ell\ell bb$ final state 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, 2018.
Inspire Record 1665828 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.82527

A search for a heavy neutral Higgs boson, $A$, decaying into a $Z$ boson and another heavy Higgs boson, $H$, is performed using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1 fb$^{-1}$ from proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 13$ TeV recorded in 2015 and 2016 by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The search considers the $Z$ boson decaying to electrons or muons and the $H$ boson into a pair of $b$-quarks. No evidence for the production of an $A$ boson is found. Considering each production process separately, the 95% confidence-level upper limits on the $pp\rightarrow A\rightarrow ZH$ production cross-section times the branching ratio $H\rightarrow bb$ are in the range of 14-830 fb for the gluon-gluon fusion process and 26-570 fb for the $b$-associated process for the mass ranges 130-700 GeV of the $H$ boson and process for the mass ranges 130-700 GeV of the $H$ boson and 230-800 GeV of the $A$ boson. The results are interpreted in the context of the two-Higgs-doublet model.

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The cross section times BR(A->ZH) times BR(H->bb) limits for an A boson in the type-I, tanbeta 1, 2HDM. For each signal point, characterised by the mass pair (mA, mH), two limits are provided, the observed and the expected. The correct width as predicted by this particular parameter choice of the 2HDM is used. For type-I only gluon-gluon fusion is used and the nb=2 category only.

The cross section times BR(A->ZH) times BR(H->bb) limits for an A boson in the type-II, tanbeta 1, 2HDM. For each signal point, characterised by the mass pair (mA, mH), two limits are provided, the observed and the expected. The correct width as predicted by this particular parameter choice of the 2HDM is used. For type-II both gluon-gluon fusion and b-associated production are used and the nb=2 and nb>=3 categories are combined.

The cross section times BR(A->ZH) times BR(H->bb) limits for an A boson in the lepton specific, tanbeta 1, 2HDM. For each signal point, characterised by the mass pair (mA, mH), two limits are provided, the observed and the expected. The correct width as predicted by this particular parameter choice of the 2HDM is used. For lepton specific only gluon-gluon fusion is used and the nb=2 category only.