3-8 July 2016
The University of Melbourne
Australia/Melbourne timezone

Applications of the Recursive Jigsaw to searches for SUSY

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20m
Sidney Myer Asia G02-G03 ()

Sidney Myer Asia G02-G03

Talk Experimental and Collider Aspects of SUSY Experimental and Collider Aspects of SUSY

Speaker

Marco Santoni (University of Adelaide)

Description

In R-parity conserving SUSY models one anticipates searching for signal events where multiple missing neutral particles are present in a final state. Typical collider signatures for such events leverage large missing transverse momentum and high values of inclusive quantities such as the effective mass. In addition, specific features of distributions can be targeted with variables that preserve end-points and other observable shapes.

Through application of the Recursive Jigsaw reconstruction technique we demonstrate methods by which one can extract information in events sensitive to the underlying mass-splittings and particle properties. By application of well-defined rules, and imposing a view of the event that satisfies a particular "decay tree", we demonstrate an approach that provides further handles to probe challenging signals. Searches for gluino and squark pair-production, third generation particles and direct electroweak-ino pairs are all used by way of example.

Primary authors

Lawrence Lee Jr (University of Adelaide) Marco Santoni (University of Adelaide) Paul Douglas Jackson (University of Adelaide)

Co-author

Christopher Rogan (Harvard University (US))

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