LHC Seminar

Search for heavy resonances in diboson final states at CMS

by Clemens Lange (CERN)

40/S2-D01 - Salle Dirac (CERN)

40/S2-D01 - Salle Dirac


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With Run 2 of the LHC in full swing, and very successful data collection at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, the large dataset collected so far provides a significantly improved sensitivity for discovery of new physics with respect to Run 1. Searches for new resonances in di-boson final states (HH, VH, VV, where V = W, Z) with the CMS detector are presented, including new results. The analyses are optimised for high sensitivity over a large range in resonance mass and consider different spin hypotheses. The performance of jet substructure techniques which are used to identify hadronic decays of highly-boosted W, Z, and H are also discussed.

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M. Mangano, M. Pepe-Altarelli, G. Unal.......... Refreshments will be served at 10h30

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