Search for light top squarks with the D{O} detector

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We present preliminary results of a search for pair produced top squarks, the supersymmetric partners to the top quark, under the assumption that the two-body decay {bar t}{sub 1} {yields} b{bar W}{sub 1} and three-body decay {bar t}{sub 1} {yields} bW{bar Z}{sub 1} are kinematically forbidden. This scenario is realized if {bar t}{sub 1} is considerably lighter than all other squarks as well as {bar W}{sub 1}, all {bar v}s, and the top quark. Such light top squarks will dominantly decay via {bar t}{sub 1} {yields} c{bar Z}{sub 1} yielding a signal of two acollinear jets with (E){sub T}. The ... continued below

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Abachi, S. July 1, 1995.

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We present preliminary results of a search for pair produced top squarks, the supersymmetric partners to the top quark, under the assumption that the two-body decay {bar t}{sub 1} {yields} b{bar W}{sub 1} and three-body decay {bar t}{sub 1} {yields} bW{bar Z}{sub 1} are kinematically forbidden. This scenario is realized if {bar t}{sub 1} is considerably lighter than all other squarks as well as {bar W}{sub 1}, all {bar v}s, and the top quark. Such light top squarks will dominantly decay via {bar t}{sub 1} {yields} c{bar Z}{sub 1} yielding a signal of two acollinear jets with (E){sub T}. The data reported here were taken during the 1992-1993 run of the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron p{bar p} collider operating at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV.

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  • HEP 95: international Europhysics conference on high-energy physics, Brussels (Belgium), 27 Jul - 2 Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE96001717
  • Report No.: FNAL/C--95/187-E
  • Report No.: CONF-950705--21
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 116703
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc619613

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Abachi, S. Search for light top squarks with the D{O} detector, article, July 1, 1995; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc619613/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.