Evidence for the production of three massive vector bosons with the ATLAS detector
Delitzsch, C M
Johns, K A
Rutherfoord, J P
Varnes, E W
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Phys
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CitationAad, G., Aggarwal, A., Caron, S., Colasurdo, L., Groot, N. de, Fabiani, V., . . . Schouwenberg, J.F.P. (2019). Evidence for the production of three massive vector bosons with the ATLAS detector. Physics Letters B, 798, 1-22.
JournalPHYSICS LETTERS B
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AbstractA search for the production of three massive vector bosons in proton-proton collisions is performed using data at root s = 13 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in the years 2015-2017 corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 79.8 fb(-1). Events with two same-sign leptons l (electrons or muons) and at least two reconstructed jets are selected to search for WWW -> l nu l nu qq. Events with three leptons without any same-flavour opposite-sign lepton pairs are used to search for WWW > l nu l nu l nu while events with three leptons and at least one same-flavour opposite-sign lepton pair and one or more reconstructed jets are used to search for WWZ -> l nu qqll. Finally events with four leptons are analysed to search for WWZ > l nu l nu ll and WZZ > qqllll. Evidence for the joint production of three massive vector bosons is observed with a significance of 4.1 standard deviations where the expectation is 3.1 standard deviations. (C) 2019 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier B.V.
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