DPF 2011

8-13 August 2011
Rhode Island Convention Center
US/Eastern timezone

Inclusive Search for Same-Sign Dileptons

10 Aug 2011, 17:10
20m
Plenary Ballroom (Rhode Island Convention Center)

Plenary Ballroom

Rhode Island Convention Center

Parallel contribution Beyond the Standard Model

Speaker

Mr Benjamin Cerio (Physics Department-Duke University)

Description

We present an inclusive search for events with two isolated leptons ($e$ or $\mu$) of the same electric charge in $pp$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=7$ TeV. The data are selected from events recorded in the ATLAS detector in 2011. With a small Standard Model background, the same sign dilepton signature is a powerful testing ground for new physics. The distributions of kinematical variables are presented, and compared to the Standard Model predictions.

Primary author

Mr Benjamin Cerio (Physics Department-Duke University)

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