Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/9399
Title: Search for bottom-squark pair production with the ATLAS detector in final states containing Higgs bosons, b-jets and missing transverse momentum
Authors: Aaboud, M.
Aad, G.
Abbott, B.
Abdinov, O.
Abeloos, B.
Abhayasinghe, D. K.
Adersberger, M.
Keywords: Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments)
Supersymmetry
Plus Plus
Supersymmetry
Extension
Decay
Weak
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: Springer
Abstract: The result of a search for the pair production of the lightest supersymmetric partner of the bottom quark ((b) over tilde (1)) using 139 fb(-1) of proton-proton data collected at root s = 13 TeV by the ATLAS detector is reported. In the supersymmetric scenarios considered both of the bottom-squarks decay into a b-quark and the second-lightest neutralino, (b) over tilde (1) -> b + (chi) over tilde (0)(2). Each (chi) over tilde (0)(2) is assumed to subsequently decay with 100% branching ratio into a Higgs boson (h) like the one in the Standard Model and the lightest neutralino: (chi) over tilde (0)(2) -> h + (chi) over tilde (0)(1). The (chi) over tilde (0)(1) is assumed to be the lightest supersymmetric particle (LSP) and is stable. Two signal mass configurations are targeted: the first has a constant LSP mass of 60 GeV; and the second has a constant mass difference between the (chi) over tilde (0)(2) and (chi) over tilde (0)(1) of 130 GeV. The final states considered contain no charged leptons, three or more b-jets, and large missing transverse momentum. No significant excess of events over the Standard Model background expectation is observed in any of the signal regions considered. Limits at the 95% confidence level are placed in the supersymmetric models considered, and bottom-squarks with mass up to 1.5TeV are excluded.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP12(2019)060
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/9399
ISSN: 1029-8479
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