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Limits on the production of the standard model Higgs boson in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detecto

CollaborationWith : Abdelalim Aly, Ahmed Aly / Alexandre, Gauthier / Backes, Moritz / Bell, Paul / Bell, William / Berglund, Frida Elina / Blondel, Alain / Bucci, Francesca / Clark, Allan Geoffrey / Dao, Valerio / Ferrere, Didier / Gadomski, Szymon / Garcia Navarro, Jose Enrique / Gaumer, Olivier / Gonzalez Sevilla, Sergio / Goulette, Marc / Hamilton, Andrew / Iacobucci, Giuseppe / Leger, Annie / Lister, Alison / Macina-Buono, Daniela / Martin Dit Latour, Bertrand / Mora Herrera, Maria Clemencia Rosario / Morone, Maria Cristina / Nektarijevic, Snezana / Nikolics, Katalin / Pasztor, Arpad / Pohl, Martin / Robichaud-Veronneau, Andrée / Rosbach, Kilian / Rosselet, Laurent / Wu, Xin
Published in The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields. 2011, vol. 71, no. 1728, 30
Abstract A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) running at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV is reported, based on a total integrated luminosity of up to 40 pb−1 collected by the ATLAS detector in 2010. Several Higgs boson decay channels: H→γγ, H→ZZ (∗)→ℓℓℓℓ, H→ZZ→ℓℓνν, H→WW (∗)→ℓνℓν and H→WW→ℓνqq (ℓ is e, μ) are combined in a mass range from 110 GeV to 600 GeV. The highest sensitivity is achieved in the mass range between 160 GeV and 170 GeV, where the expected 95% CL exclusion sensitivity is at Higgs boson production cross sections 2.3 times the Standard Model prediction. Upper limits on the cross section for its production are determined. Models with a fourth generation of heavy leptons and quarks with Standard Model-like couplings to the Higgs boson are also investigated and are excluded at 95% CL for a Higgs boson mass in the range from 140 GeV to 185 GeV.
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ATLAS COLLABORATION. Limits on the production of the standard model Higgs boson in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detecto. In: The European Physical Journal. C, Particles and Fields, 2011, vol. 71, n° 1728, p. 30. doi: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-011-1728-9 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:40964

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