Search for stop pairs in the emu channel

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The Standard Model gives a satisfying description of subatomic processes at low energy (< 1 TeV). Beyond this energy scale, other models must be considered. Supersymmetry is one of them. It gives in an elegant way, solutions to several Standard Model short comings. This document reports the search for a supersymmetric signal characterized by the production of two stops decaying into two b-jets, one electron, one muon and missing energy. This study has been performed at the D0 experiment, located on the ring of Tevatron collider at FermiLab, (Chicago, USA), whose energy in the center of mass reaches {radical}s = ... continued below

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Tissandier, Fabrice & U., /Clermont-Ferrand October 1, 2007.

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The Standard Model gives a satisfying description of subatomic processes at low energy (< 1 TeV). Beyond this energy scale, other models must be considered. Supersymmetry is one of them. It gives in an elegant way, solutions to several Standard Model short comings. This document reports the search for a supersymmetric signal characterized by the production of two stops decaying into two b-jets, one electron, one muon and missing energy. This study has been performed at the D0 experiment, located on the ring of Tevatron collider at FermiLab, (Chicago, USA), whose energy in the center of mass reaches {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. The data used for this analysis have been collected during Run IIa of D0 detector; from april 2003 to march 2006 ({approx} 1fb{sup -1}). The objects handled for this analysis require a good understanding of both calorimeters, muon detectors and trackers. As Tevatron is an hadronic collider and the number of Standard Model processes with the same signature as the signal is low, the background is thus dominated by QCD processes. After the selection cuts, no excess of data has been observed with respect to the Standard Model expectation. D0 experiment sensibility has been improved and the 95% CL exclusion area in [m{sub {bar {nu}}}, m{sub {bar t}{sub 1}}], extended up to stop masses of 170 GeV/c{sup 2} and sneutrino masses of 105 GeV/c{sup 2}. Besides, a part of my work for the collaboration consisted in elaborating a tool to discriminate calorimetric objects at level 3 trigger system; and also in calibrating the two simulated level 1 readouts.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-THESIS-2007-66
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/935241 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 935241
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc899959

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Tissandier, Fabrice & U., /Clermont-Ferrand. Search for stop pairs in the emu channel, thesis or dissertation, October 1, 2007; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc899959/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.