Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the H → τ + τ − decay mode in s√=7TeV pp collisions with ATLAS

Barton, Adam and Borissov, Guennadi and Bouhova-Thacker, Eva and Chilingarov, Alexandre and Davidson, Ruth and de Mora, Lee and Dearnaley, William and Fox, Harald and Henderson, Robert and Hughes, Gareth and Jones, Roger William Lewis and Kartvelishvili, Vakhtang and Long, Robin and Love, Peter and Smizanska, Maria and Walder, James (2012) Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the H → τ + τ − decay mode in s√=7TeV pp collisions with ATLAS. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2012 (9). ISSN 1029-8479

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Abstract

A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying into a pair of τ leptons is reported. The analysis is based on a data sample of proton-proton collisions collected by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.7 fb−1. No significant excess over the expected background is observed in the Higgs boson mass range of 100–150 GeV. The observed (expected) upper limits on the cross section times the branching ratio for H → τ + τ − are found to be between 2.9 (3.4) and 11.7 (8.2) times the Standard Model prediction for this mass range.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of High Energy Physics
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Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100/3106
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 68074
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 16 Dec 2013 12:17
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2020 01:49
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/68074

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