4-9 June 2012
Life Sciences Centre, UBC
Canada/Pacific timezone
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Search for heavy neutrinos with the ATLAS detector

4 Jun 2012, 16:00
1h
West Atrium (Life Sciences Centre, UBC)

West Atrium

Life Sciences Centre, UBC

University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC Canada
Poster Standard Model & Beyond 1D: Poster Session and Coffee Break

Speaker

Matthew Ryan Relich (Department of Physics-University of California Irvine)

Description

The discovery of neutrino oscillations established that neutrinos have non-zero mass and provided clear evidence for physics beyond the Standard Model. One possible explanation for the mass of light neutrinos is provided by theoretical models based on ideas of Grand Unification. Such models usually introduce additional neutrino fields, which manifest themselves as the new heavy particles that could be detected directly. In this poster we describe a search for hypothetical heavy neutrinos and right-handed gauge bosons in events with two high transverse momentum leptons and at least one high transverse momentum hadronic jet. The results were obtained from data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.1fb-1 collected in 2011 in proton-proton collisions at 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

<strong>Collaboration Name</strong><br /><font color="#000099">Please enter the name of<br />the collaboration or group<br />using the acronym, as in:<br /><font color="#ff0000">ABC Collaboration</font>

ATLAS Collaboration

<strong>E-mail Address</strong> matthew.relich@cern.ch

Primary author

Matthew Ryan Relich (Department of Physics-University of California Irvine)

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