Measurement of exclusive γγ→W+W− production and search for exclusive Higgs boson production in pp collisions at √s=8  TeV using the ATLAS detector. / The ATLAS Collaboration.

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@article{d26ea4731e2b4dd68e1415d5d8a145b0,
title = "Measurement of exclusive γγ→W+W− production and search for exclusive Higgs boson production in pp collisions at √s=8  TeV using the ATLAS detector",
abstract = "Searches for exclusively produced W boson pairs in the process pp(γγ)→pW+W−p and an exclusively produced Higgs boson in the process pp(gg)→pHp have been performed using e±μ∓ final states. These measurements use 20.2  fb−1 of pp collisions collected by the ATLAS experiment at a center-of-mass energy s√=8  TeV at the LHC. Exclusive production of W+W− consistent with the Standard Model prediction is found with 3.0σ significance. The exclusive W+W− production cross section is determined to be σ(γγ→W+W−→e±μ∓X)=6.9±2.2(stat)±1.4(sys)  fb, in agreement with the Standard Model prediction. Limits on anomalous quartic gauge couplings are set at 95% confidence level as −1.7×10−6<aW0/Λ2<1.7×10−6  GeV−2 and −6.4×10−6<aWC/Λ2<6.3×10−6  GeV−2. A 95% confidence-level upper limit on the total production cross section for an exclusive Higgs boson is set to 1.2 pb.",
author = "{The ATLAS Collaboration}",
year = "2016",
month = aug,
day = "31",
doi = "10.1103/PhysRevD.94.032011",
language = "English",
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pages = "1--32",
journal = "Physical Review D ",
issn = "1550-7998",
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N2 - Searches for exclusively produced W boson pairs in the process pp(γγ)→pW+W−p and an exclusively produced Higgs boson in the process pp(gg)→pHp have been performed using e±μ∓ final states. These measurements use 20.2  fb−1 of pp collisions collected by the ATLAS experiment at a center-of-mass energy s√=8  TeV at the LHC. Exclusive production of W+W− consistent with the Standard Model prediction is found with 3.0σ significance. The exclusive W+W− production cross section is determined to be σ(γγ→W+W−→e±μ∓X)=6.9±2.2(stat)±1.4(sys)  fb, in agreement with the Standard Model prediction. Limits on anomalous quartic gauge couplings are set at 95% confidence level as −1.7×10−6<aW0/Λ2<1.7×10−6  GeV−2 and −6.4×10−6<aWC/Λ2<6.3×10−6  GeV−2. A 95% confidence-level upper limit on the total production cross section for an exclusive Higgs boson is set to 1.2 pb.

AB - Searches for exclusively produced W boson pairs in the process pp(γγ)→pW+W−p and an exclusively produced Higgs boson in the process pp(gg)→pHp have been performed using e±μ∓ final states. These measurements use 20.2  fb−1 of pp collisions collected by the ATLAS experiment at a center-of-mass energy s√=8  TeV at the LHC. Exclusive production of W+W− consistent with the Standard Model prediction is found with 3.0σ significance. The exclusive W+W− production cross section is determined to be σ(γγ→W+W−→e±μ∓X)=6.9±2.2(stat)±1.4(sys)  fb, in agreement with the Standard Model prediction. Limits on anomalous quartic gauge couplings are set at 95% confidence level as −1.7×10−6<aW0/Λ2<1.7×10−6  GeV−2 and −6.4×10−6<aWC/Λ2<6.3×10−6  GeV−2. A 95% confidence-level upper limit on the total production cross section for an exclusive Higgs boson is set to 1.2 pb.

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