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Type: Journal article
Title: Search for bottom squark pair production in proton–proton collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Other Titles: Search for bottom squark pair production in proton-proton collisions at root s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Author: Aaboud, M.
Aad, G.
Abbott, B.
Abdallah, J.
Abdinov, O.
Abeloos, B.
Aben, R.
AbouZeid, O.
Abraham, N.
Abramowicz, H.
Abreu, H.
Abreu, R.
Abulaiti, Y.
Acharya, B.
Adamczyk, L.
Adams, D.
Adelman, J.
Adomeit, S.
Adye, T.
Affolder, A.
et al.
Citation: European Physical Journal C, 2016; 76(10):547-1-547-25
Publisher: Springer
Issue Date: 2016
ISSN: 1434-6044
1434-6052
Statement of
Responsibility: 
M. Aaboud ... P. Jackson ... L. Lee ... A. Petridis ... M.J. White [et al.] (The ATLAS Collaboration)
Abstract: The result of a search for pair production of the supersymmetric partner of the Standard Model bottom quark (b~1) is reported. The search uses 3.2 fb⁻¹ of pp collisions at s√ = 13 TeV collected by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in 2015. Bottom squarks are searched for in events containing large missing transverse momentum and exactly two jets identified as originating from b-quarks. No excess above the expected Standard Model background yield is observed. Exclusion limits at 95 % confidence level on the mass of the bottom squark are derived in phenomenological supersymmetric R-parity-conserving models in which the b~1 is the lightest squark and is assumed to decay exclusively via b~1→bχ~01, where χ~01 is the lightest neutralino. The limits significantly extend previous results; bottom squark masses up to 800 (840) GeV are excluded for the χ~01 mass below 360 (100) GeV whilst differences in mass above 100 GeV between the b~1 and the χ~01 are excluded up to a b~1 mass of 500 GeV.
Keywords: ATLAS Collaboration; ATLAS Collaboration; ATLAS Collaboration
Rights: © CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration 2016. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com
RMID: 0030057394
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-4382-4
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