5-12 July 2017
Venice, Italy
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Exotic signatures of new gauge bosons

8 Jul 2017, 10:00
15m
Sala Perla (Palazzo del Casinò)

Sala Perla

Palazzo del Casinò

Parallel Talk Higgs and New Physics Higgs and new physics

Speaker

Bogdan Dobrescu (Fermilab)

Description

New gauge bosons with renormalizable couplings to quarks but not to leptons must interact with additional fermions ("anomalons") required to cancel the gauge anomalies. Analyzing the decays of such leptophobic bosons into anomalons, I show that they produce final states involving leptons at the LHC. Resonant production of a flavor-universal leptophobic Z′ boson leads to cascade decays via anomalons, whose signatures include Higgs or electroweak bosons, and missing energy. A Z′ boson that couples to the right-handed quarks undergoes cascade decays that violate lepton universality and include signals with two leptons and Higgs bosons.

Experimental Collaboration theory

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