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dc.contributor.authorKhachatryan, Vardan
dc.contributor.authorSirunyan, A.M.
dc.contributor.authorTumasyan, A.R.
dc.contributor.authorAdam, Wolfgang
dc.contributor.authorBergauer, Thomas
dc.contributor.authorDragicevic, Marko
dc.contributor.authorBaarmand, Marc M.
dc.contributor.authorHohlmann, Marcus
dc.contributor.authorKalakhety, Himali
dc.contributor.authorYumiceva, Francisco
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-29T20:25:52Z
dc.date.available2016-07-29T20:25:52Z
dc.date.issued2015-01-19
dc.identifier.citationThe CMS collaboration, Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A.M. et al. J. High Energ. Phys. (2015) 2015: 96. doi:10.1007/JHEP01(2015)096en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11141/962
dc.description.abstractA search is presented for long-lived charged particles that decay within the CMS detector and produce the signature of a disappearing track. Disappearing tracks are identified as those with little or no associated calorimeter energy deposits and with missing hits in the outer layers of the tracker. The search uses proton-proton collision data recorded at √s = 8 TeV that corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb−1. The results of the search are interpreted in the context of the anomaly-mediated supersymmetry breaking (AMSB) model. The number of observed events is in agreement with the background expectation, and limits are set on the cross section of direct electroweak chargino production in terms of the chargino mass and mean proper lifetime. At 95% confidence level, AMSB models with a chargino mass less than 260 GeV, corresponding to a mean proper lifetime of 0.2 ns, are excluded.en_US
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dc.rightsThe Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP) is an open-access journal funded by SCOAP3 (scoap3.org) and licensed under CC BY 4.0en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en_US
dc.titleSearch for disappearing tracks in proton-proton collisions at √s = 8 TeVen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/JHEP01(2015)096


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