July 28, 2020 to August 6, 2020
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Lepton Flavor Violation and Dilepton Tails at the LHC

Jul 29, 2020, 5:16 PM
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Talk 05. Quark and Lepton Flavour Physics Quark and Lepton Flavour Physics


Olcyr Sumensari (INFN Padova)


Charged Lepton Flavor Violation (LFV) is a very clean probe of New Physics since it is forbidden in the Standard Model (SM). The observation of neutrino oscillation implies nonzero LFV rates, which however are highly suppressed by the smallness of neutrino masses. This makes LFV an appealing target of experimental searches, as its observation would unambiguously point to New Physics.

In this talk, I will discuss the constraints on LFV effective operators that can be derived from LHC data. I will show that semileptonic operators can be constrained by existing searches of $pp \to \ell_i \ell_j$ (with $i \neq j$) at high-pT. I will explore the complementary of these constraints with the ones obtained from flavor-physics observables, by showing, in particular, that LHC data provides the most stringent limits on quark-flavor conserving operators. The relevance of these results for leptoquark models aiming to explain the $B$-physics anomalies will also be discussed.

Secondary track (number) 03

Primary author

Olcyr Sumensari (INFN Padova)


Andrei Angelescu (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Darius Faroughy (Jozef Stefan Institute)

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