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Status of leptoquark searches at CMS

Jul 30, 2019, 4:51 PM
Shillman 335 (Northeastern University)

Shillman 335

Northeastern University

Oral Presentation Beyond Standard Model Physics Beyond Standard Model


Dr David Morse (Northeastern University (US))


Leptoquarks are hypothetical bosons with fractional electric charge which present a new symmetry between quarks and leptons. They are predicted in multiple models of physics beyond the standard model, including as a potential explanation of the current tension with the standard model seen in the decays of B mesons. An overview of the theoretical motivation and present searches for leptoquarks at CMS will be presented, in all three lepton generations, along with a discussion of the state of new searches targeting anomalies in the B-physics sector.

Primary author

Dr David Morse (Northeastern University (US))

Presentation materials