3-10 August 2016
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Electroweak boson production and searches for aQGC in CMS

Aug 6, 2016, 6:00 PM
2h
Riverwalk A/B

Riverwalk A/B

Poster Top Quark and Electroweak Physics Poster Session

Speaker

Clemencia Mora Herrera (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (BR))

Description

The study of electroweak boson production is an important part of
characterizing the standard model and it can also shed a light on new
physics, in the form of anomalous gauge couplings. We present studies
based on the measurement of WW scattering, the electroweak production
of Z gamma + 2 jets and the study of gamma gamma->WW through the
exclusive WW production performed by the CMS collaboration using 8TeV
proton-proton collisions at the LHC. With this set of analyses CMS
has set upper limits on the values of aQGC coefficients for both
dimension-6 and dimension-8 effective field theory operators, with
exclusive gamma gamma -> WW giving the most stringent limits to date.

Primary author

Clemencia Mora Herrera (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (BR))

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