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Search for maximal flavor violating scalars in same-charge lepton pairs in pp̄ collisions at s=1.96TeV

Abstract:

Models of maximal flavor violation (MxFV) in elementary particle physics may contain at least one new scalar SU(2) doublet field ΦFV=(η0,η+) that couples the first and third generation quarks (q1, q3) via a Lagrangian term LFV=ξ13ΦFVq1q3. These models have a distinctive signature of same-charge top-quark pairs and evade flavor-changing limits from meson mixing measurements. Data corresponding to 2fb-1 collected by the Collider Dectector at Fermilab II detector in pp̄ collisions at s=1.96TeV a...

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Journal:
Physical Review Letters
Volume:
102
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2009-01-26
DOI:
EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
URN:
uuid:53ca37e5-d7f8-4e84-8312-2d5ddcd3a29b
Source identifiers:
117358
Local pid:
pubs:117358
Language:
English

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