Search for third-generation scalar leptoquarks decaying to a top quark and a tau lepton at root s=13 TeV

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The CMS Collaboration , Sirunyan , A M , Eerola , P , Kirschenmann , H , Pekkanen , J , Voutilainen , M , Havukainen , J , Heikkilä , J K , Järvinen , T , Karimäki , V , Kinnunen , R , Lampén , T , Lassila-Perini , K , Laurila , S , Lehti , S , Lindén , T , Luukka , P , Mäenpää , T , Siikonen , H , Tuominen , E , Tuominiemi , J & Tuuva , T 2018 , ' Search for third-generation scalar leptoquarks decaying to a top quark and a tau lepton at root s=13 TeV ' , European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields , vol. 78 , no. 9 , 707 . https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6143-z

Title: Search for third-generation scalar leptoquarks decaying to a top quark and a tau lepton at root s=13 TeV
Author: The CMS collaboration; Sirunyan, A. M.; Eerola, P.; Kirschenmann, H.; Pekkanen, J.; Voutilainen, M.; Havukainen, J.; Heikkilä, J. K.; Järvinen, T.; Karimäki, V.; Kinnunen, R.; Lampén, T.; Lassila-Perini, K.; Laurila, S.; Lehti, S.; Lindén, T.; Luukka, P.; Mäenpää, T.; Siikonen, H.; Tuominen, E.; Tuominiemi, J.; Tuuva, T.
Contributor organization: Department of Physics
Helsinki Institute of Physics
Date: 2018-09-03
Language: eng
Number of pages: 26
Belongs to series: European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields
ISSN: 1434-6044
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-018-6143-z
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/246352
Abstract: A search for pair production of heavy scalar leptoquarks (LQs), each decaying into a top quark and a tau lepton, is presented. The search considers final states with an electron or a muon, one or two tau leptons that decayed to hadrons, and additional jets. The data were collected in 2016 in proton-proton collisions at root s = 13 TeV with the CMS detector at the LHC, and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 35.9fb(-1). No evidence for pair production of LQs is found. Assuming a branching fraction of unity for the decay LQ -> t tau, upper limits on the production cross section are set as a function of LQ mass, excluding masses below 900 GeV at 95% confidence level. These results provide the most stringent limits to date on the production of scalar LQs that decay to a top quark and a tau lepton.
Subject: 114 Physical sciences
HADRON COLLIDERS
PAIR PRODUCTION
SUPERSYMMETRY
COLLISIONS
FORCES
UNITY
Peer reviewed: Yes
Rights: cc_by
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