Search for large extra spatial dimensions in dimuon production at D0

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We present the results of a search for the e.ects of large extra spatial dimensions in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV in events containing a pair of energetic muons. The data correspond to 246 pb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity collected by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. Good agreement with the expected background was found, yielding no evidence for large extra dimensions. We set 95% C.L. lower limits on the fundamental Planck scale between 0.85 TeV and 1.27 TeV within several formalisms. These are the most stringent limits achieved in the dimuon channel to date.

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Abazov, V. M.; Abbott, B.; Abolins, M.; Acharya, B. S.; Adams, M.; Adams, T. et al. June 1, 2005.

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We present the results of a search for the e.ects of large extra spatial dimensions in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV in events containing a pair of energetic muons. The data correspond to 246 pb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity collected by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. Good agreement with the expected background was found, yielding no evidence for large extra dimensions. We set 95% C.L. lower limits on the fundamental Planck scale between 0.85 TeV and 1.27 TeV within several formalisms. These are the most stringent limits achieved in the dimuon channel to date.

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  • Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 95

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-PUB-05-250-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.161602 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 15020185
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1406966

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Abazov, V. M.; Abbott, B.; Abolins, M.; Acharya, B. S.; Adams, M.; Adams, T. et al. Search for large extra spatial dimensions in dimuon production at D0, article, June 1, 2005; Batavia, Illinois. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1406966/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.