Search for neutral resonances decaying into a Z boson and a pair of b jets or τ leptons

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Abstract

A search is performed for a new resonance decaying into a lighter resonance and a Z boson. Two channels are studied, targeting the decay of the lighter resonance into either a pair of oppositely charged τ leptons or a bb‾ pair. The Z boson is identified via its decays to electrons or muons. The search exploits data collected by the CMS experiment at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.8 fb−1. No significant deviations are observed from the standard model expectation and limits are set on production cross sections and parameters of two-Higgs-doublet models.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)369-394
Number of pages26
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume759
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Aug 2016

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Keywords

  • 2HDM
  • b-Tagging
  • BSM
  • CMS
  • Higgs
  • Lepton
  • Physics
  • Tau

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Search for neutral resonances decaying into a Z boson and a pair of b jets or τ leptons. / The CMS collaboration.

In: Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, Vol. 759, 10.08.2016, p. 369-394.

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