Search for first generation leptoquark pair production in the electron + missing energy + jets final state

Collaboration, D0 and Bertram, Iain and Borissov, Guennadi and Fox, Harald and Ross, Anthony and Williams, Mark and Ratoff, Peter (2011) Search for first generation leptoquark pair production in the electron + missing energy + jets final state. Physical Review D, 84 (7). ISSN 1550-7998

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Abstract

We present a search for the pair production of first generation scalar leptoquarks (LQ) in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.4 fb$^{-1}$ collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider in ppbar collisions at $\sqrt{s}=1.96$ TeV. In the channel $LQ \bar{LQ} \rightarrow e\nu_e qq'$, where q, q' are u or d quarks, no significant excess of data over background is observed, and we set a 95% C.L. lower limit of 326 GeV on the leptoquark mass, assuming equal probabilities of leptoquark decays to eq and $\nu_e q'$.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review D
Additional Information: © 2011 American Physical Society 7 pages, 6 figures, submitted to PRD-RC
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 63657
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 24 Apr 2013 08:30
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2020 01:51
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/63657

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