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

Searches for vector quarks, leptoquarks and heavy gauge bosons at D0

Aug 12, 2011, 12:10 PM
Plenary Ballroom (Rhode Island Convention Center)

Plenary Ballroom

Rhode Island Convention Center

Parallel contribution Beyond the Standard Model Beyond the Standard Model


Lidija Zivkovic (Brown University)


We present the results of three searches for new physics in ppbar collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV using up to 5.4 fb-1 of data collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. We search for hypothetical vector-like quarks which decay into a W or a Z boson and one additional jet, for first generation leptoquarks using the final state with two jets, one electron and missing transverse energy, and for heavy gauge bosons decaying to electron pairs. Upper limits on the cross section for the different final states are set and lower limits on the masses of these hypothethical particles are derived.

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Lidija Zivkovic (Brown University)

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