Search for heavy resonances decaying to a Z boson and a photon in pp collisions at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector. / The ATLAS Collaboration.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 764, 10.01.2017, p. 11–30.

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This Letter presents a search for new resonances with mass larger than 250 GeV, decaying to a Z boson and a photon. The dataset consists of an integrated luminosity of 3.2 fb−1 of pp collisions collected at View the MathML source with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The Z bosons are identified through their decays either to charged, light, lepton pairs (e+e−, μ+μ−) or to hadrons. The data are found to be consistent with the expected background in the whole mass range investigated and upper limits are set on the production cross section times decay branching ratio to Zγ of a narrow scalar boson with mass between 250 GeV and 2.75 TeV.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11–30
Number of pages20
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume764
Early online date11 Nov 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jan 2017
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