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Search for contact interactions in dimuon events from pp collisions at √s=7  TeV with the ATLAS detector

ContributorsATLAS Collaboration
Publication date2011
Abstract

A search for contact interactions has been performed using dimuon events recorded with the ATLAS detector in proton-proton collisions at s√=7  TeV. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 42  pb−1. No significant deviation from the standard model is observed in the dimuon mass spectrum, allowing the following 95% C.L. limits to be set on the energy scale of contact interactions: Λ>4.9  TeV (4.5 TeV) for constructive (destructive) interference in the left-left isoscalar compositeness model. These limits are the most stringent to date for μμqq contact interactions.

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ATLAS Collaboration. Search for contact interactions in dimuon events from <em>pp</em> collisions at √s=7  TeV with the ATLAS detector. In: Physical review. D. Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology, 2011, vol. 84, n° 01, p. 011101. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.011101
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