Search for Weakly-interacting Long-lived Particles in Proton-Proton Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector

ResearchWorks/Manakin Repository

Search ResearchWorks


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account

Statistics

Related Information

Search for Weakly-interacting Long-lived Particles in Proton-Proton Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisor Lubatti, Henry en_US
dc.contributor.author Ventura, Daniel Wayne en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-13T17:30:23Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-13T17:30:23Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-13
dc.date.submitted 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.other Ventura_washington_0250E_10122.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773/20700
dc.description Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Washington, 2012 en_US
dc.description.abstract A search for the decay of a light Higgs boson to a pair of weakly-interacting, long-lived particles in 1.94/fb of proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV recorded in 2011 by the ATLAS detector is presented. The strategy requires that one of the long-lived particles decay inside the muon spectrometer. The second long-lived particle is required to decay after the pixel detector in the inner detector and before the middle plane of the muon spectrometer. No excess of events is observed above the expected background and limits on the Higgs boson production and branching ratio to weakly-interacting, long-lived particles are derived as a function of the particle proper decay length. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Higgs; Long-lived en_US
dc.subject.other Physics en_US
dc.subject.other Physics en_US
dc.title Search for Weakly-interacting Long-lived Particles in Proton-Proton Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.embargo.terms No embargo en_US


Files in this item

Files Size Format View
Ventura_washington_0250E_10122.pdf 12.54Mb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record