Abazov, V. M. and Bertram, Iain and Borissov, Guennadi and Fox, Harald and Ratoff, Peter and Sopczak, Andre (2007) Search for single production of scalar leptoquarks in p anti-p collisions decaying into muons and quarks with the D0 detector. Physics Letters B, 647 (2-3). pp. 74-81. ISSN 0370-2693Full text not available from this repository.
We report on a search for second generation leptoquarks (LQ2) which decay into a muon plus quark in collisions at a center-of-mass energy of in the D0 detector using an integrated luminosity of about 300 pb−1. No evidence for a leptoquark signal is observed and an upper bound on the product of the cross section for single leptoquark production times branching fraction β into a quark and a muon was determined for second generation scalar leptoquarks as a function of the leptoquark mass. This result has been combined with a previously published D0 search for leptoquark pair production to obtain leptoquark mass limits as a function of the leptoquark–muon–quark coupling, λ. Assuming λ=1, lower limits on the mass of a second generation scalar leptoquark coupling to a u quark and a muon are mLQ2>274 GeV and mLQ2>226 GeV for β=1 and β=1/2, respectively.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physics Letters B|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Dr Iain Bertram|
|Deposited On:||12 Aug 2008 13:18|
|Last Modified:||24 Oct 2016 01:08|
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