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Journal Articles Physical Review Letters Year : 2014

Search for top-quark partners with charge 5/3 in the same-sign dilepton final state

S. Chatrchyan
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P. Busson
R. Granier de Cassagnac
C. Mironov
P. Paganini
J.-L. Agram
C. Collard
E. Conte
P. van Hove
D. Contardo
M. Gouzevitch
M. Lethuillier
V. Sordini
P. Verdier
S. Viret

Abstract

A search for the production of heavy partners of the top quark with charge 5/3 is performed in events with a pair of same-sign leptons. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 inverse femtobarns and was collected at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV by the CMS experiment. No significant excess is observed in the data above the expected background and the existence of top-quark partners with masses below 800 GeV is excluded at a 95% confidence level, assuming they decay exclusively to tW. This is the first limit on these particles from the LHC, and it is significantly more restrictive than previous limits.

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in2p3-00916272 , version 1 (10-12-2013)

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S. Chatrchyan, S. Baffioni, F. Beaudette, P. Busson, C. Charlot, et al.. Search for top-quark partners with charge 5/3 in the same-sign dilepton final state. Physical Review Letters, 2014, 112, pp.1801. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.171801⟩. ⟨in2p3-00916272⟩
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