Search for non-standard model signatures in the WZ/ZZ final state at CDF run II

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This thesis discusses a search for non-Standard Model physics in heavy diboson production in the dilepton-dijet final state, using 1.9 fb{sup -1} of data from the CDF Run II detector. New limits are set on the anomalous coupling parameters for ZZ and WZ production based on limiting the production cross-section at high {cflx s}. Additionally limits are set on the direct decay of new physics to ZZ andWZ diboson pairs. The nature and parameters of the CDF Run II detector are discussed, as are the influences that it has on the methods of our analysis.

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Norman, Matthew & /UC, San Diego January 1, 2009.

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This thesis discusses a search for non-Standard Model physics in heavy diboson production in the dilepton-dijet final state, using 1.9 fb{sup -1} of data from the CDF Run II detector. New limits are set on the anomalous coupling parameters for ZZ and WZ production based on limiting the production cross-section at high {cflx s}. Additionally limits are set on the direct decay of new physics to ZZ andWZ diboson pairs. The nature and parameters of the CDF Run II detector are discussed, as are the influences that it has on the methods of our analysis.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-THESIS-2009-63
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/1001372 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1001372
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc830382

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Norman, Matthew & /UC, San Diego. Search for non-standard model signatures in the WZ/ZZ final state at CDF run II, thesis or dissertation, January 1, 2009; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc830382/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.