12-18 June 2016
Lund University
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Mass Reconstruction for High Multiplicity Final States Using the Boundary of Phase Space

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20m
Lund University

Lund University

Sandgatan 2, Lund, Sweden
Poster New Exotic phenomena and Dark Matter searches Poster Session

Speaker

Matthew Klimek (University of Texas)

Description

The lack of conclusive evidence for new physics in Run I of the LHC suggests that future discoveries may manifest themselves with small numbers of signal events. In this case, it will be crucial to use analysis techniques that extract as much information as possible from a limited number of events. Previously, a technique exploiting correlations in the full multi-particle phase space to efficiently reconstruct intermediate and invisible masses in decay chains has been demonstrated for the case of four final state particles. I will discuss the extension of this technique to decay chains with five or more final state particles and the structure of likelihood functions for arbitrary decay topologies.

Primary author

Matthew Klimek (University of Texas)

Co-authors

Baris Altunkaynak (University of Oklahoma) Can Kilic (University of Texas at Austin)

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