Search for large extra dimensions in the exclusive photon + missing energy channel in p anti-p collisions

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A search was conducted for evidence of large extra dimensions (LED) at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory's Tevatron using the D0 detector. The Tevatron is a p{bar p} collider at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. Events with particles escaping into extra dimensions will have large missing energy. The search was carried out using data from a total luminosity of 197 {+-} 13 pb{sup -1} with an observable high transverse momentum photon and a large transverse missing energy. The 70 observed events are consistent with photons produced by standard known reactions plus other background processes produced by cosmic muons. ... continued below

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Lazoflores, Jose A. & U., /Florida State April 1, 2006.

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A search was conducted for evidence of large extra dimensions (LED) at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory's Tevatron using the D0 detector. The Tevatron is a p{bar p} collider at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. Events with particles escaping into extra dimensions will have large missing energy. The search was carried out using data from a total luminosity of 197 {+-} 13 pb{sup -1} with an observable high transverse momentum photon and a large transverse missing energy. The 70 observed events are consistent with photons produced by standard known reactions plus other background processes produced by cosmic muons. The mass limits on the fundamental mass scale at 95% confidence level for large extra dimensions of 2, 4, 6 and 8 are 500 GeV, 581 GeV, 630 GeV, and 668 GeV respectively.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-THESIS-2006-35
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/898402 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 898402
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc878926

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Lazoflores, Jose A. & U., /Florida State. Search for large extra dimensions in the exclusive photon + missing energy channel in p anti-p collisions, thesis or dissertation, April 1, 2006; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc878926/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.