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Search for charged Higgs bosons at LEP

ContributorsL3 Collaboration
Published inPhysics letters. B, vol. 575, no. 3-4, p. 208-220
Publication date2003
Abstract

A search for pair-produced charged Higgs bosons is performed with the L3 detector at LEP using data collected at centre-of-mass energies between 189 and 209 GeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 629.4 pb−1. Decays into a charm and a strange quark or into a tau lepton and its neutrino are considered. No significant excess is observed and lower limits on the mass of the charged Higgs boson are derived at the 95% confidence level. They vary from 76.5 to 82.7 GeV, as a function of the H±→τν branching ratio.

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L3 Collaboration. Search for charged Higgs bosons at LEP. In: Physics letters. B, 2003, vol. 575, n° 3-4, p. 208–220. doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2003.09.057
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