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Search for high mass resonances decaying to muon pairs in √s=1.96 TeV pp collisions.

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We present a search for a new narrow, spin-1, high mass resonance decaying to μ(+)μ⁻+X, using a matrix-element-based likelihood and a simultaneous measurement of the resonance mass and production rate. In data with 4.6 fb⁻¹ of integrated luminosity collected by the CDF detector in pp collisions at √s=1960 GeV, the most likely signal cross section is consistent with zero at 16% confidence level. We therefore do not observe evidence for a high mass resonance and place limits on models predictin...

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Journal:
Physical review letters
Volume:
106
Issue:
12
Pages:
121801
Publication date:
2011-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
URN:
uuid:2e492b33-356b-4d8f-9f99-c0b5ef90d3a5
Source identifiers:
132408
Local pid:
pubs:132408
Language:
English
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