Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Search for new physics in proton-proton collisions at 8 TeV center of mass energy with a final state of same-sign dileptons and jets
by Kelley, Ryan Ward, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2013, 163; 3602958
Abstract (Summary)

A search for new physics is performed using events with isolated same-sign leptons and jets in the final state. Results are based on the full sample of proton-proton collisions collected from the Large Hadron Collider at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV with the CMS detector and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb-1. No excess above the standard model background is observed and constraints on a number of new physics models are set.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Yagil, Avraham
Commitee: Campagnari, Claudio, Continetti, Robert, Manohar, Aneesh, Wurthwein, Frank
School: University of California, San Diego
Department: Physics
School Location: United States -- California
Source: DAI-B 75/03(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Physics, Particle physics
Keywords: Cms, Dileptons and jets, Hep, High energy physics, Lhc, Mass energy, Particle physics, Proton-proton collisions
Publication Number: 3602958
ISBN: 9781303566578
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