Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/4967
Title: Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson produced in association with a vector boson and decaying to a b-quark pair with the ATLAS detector
Authors: Aad, G.
Abbott, B.
Abdallah, J.
Khalek, S. Abdel
Abdelalim, A. A.
Abdinov, O.
The ATLAS Collaboration
Sultansoy, Saleh
Keywords: Standard Model Higgs boson
ATLAS
LHC
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: This Letter presents the results of a direct search with the ATLAS detector at the LHC for a Standard Model Higgs boson of mass 110 <= m(H) <= 130 GeV produced in association with a W or Z boson and decaying to b (b) over bar. Three decay channels are considered: ZH -> l(+)l(-)b (b) over bar, WH -> lvbb (b) over bar and ZH -> v (v) over bar(b) over bar where l corresponds to an electron or a muon. No evidence for Higgs boson production is observed in a dataset of 7 TeV pp collisions corresponding to 4.7 fb(-1) of integrated luminosity collected by ATLAS in 2011. Exclusion limits on Higgs boson production, at the 95% confidence level, of 2.5 to 5.5 times the Standard Model cross section are obtained in the mass range 110-130 GeV. The expected exclusion limits range between 2.5 and 4.9 for the same mass interval. (C) 2012 CERN. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2012.10.061
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/4967
ISSN: 0370-2693
1873-2445
Appears in Collections:Malzeme Bilimi ve Nanoteknoloji Mühendisliği Bölümü / Department of Material Science & Nanotechnology Engineering
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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