SModelS: a framework to confront theories beyond the standard model with experimental data

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1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun Okinawa, Japan 904-0495
poster presentation Track2: Offline software


Wolfgang Waltenberger (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT))


We present a general procedure to decompose Beyond the Standard Model (BSM) collider signatures into Simplified Model Spectrum (SMS) topologies. Our method provides a way to cast BSM predictions for the LHC in a model independent framework, which can be directly confronted with the relevant experimental constraints. Our python implementation currently focusses on supersymmetry searches with missing energy, for which a large variety of SMS results from ATLAS and CMS are available. We have collected these results into a database, enabling us to quickly confront any BSM theory with about 200 simplified models results. Originating in the LHC world we wish to extend beyond hadron colliders, exploiting also the information about BSM physics contained in precision measurements, or dark matter searches. As show-case examples we will discuss application of our procedure to one specific supersymmetric model, show how the limits constrain the model, and point out regions in parameter space still unchallenged by the current SMS results. Given experimental hints at new physics, it is our ultimate goal to build the next standard model in a bottom-up fashion from the experimental SMS results from several experiments.

Primary authors

Mr Andre Lessa (IFGW - UNICAMP) Mr Michael Traub (HEPHY Vienna) Sabine Kraml (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) Suchita Kulkarni (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) Ursula Laa (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) Veronika Magerl (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) Wolfgang Magerl Wolfgang Waltenberger (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT))

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