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Search for third-generation scalar leptoquarks in pp at square root s=1.96 TeV.

Abstract:
We report on a search for charge-1/3 third-generation leptoquarks (LQ) produced in pp collisions at square root s =1.96 TeV using the D0 detector at Fermilab. Third-generation leptoquarks are assumed to be produced in pairs and to decay to a tau neutrino and a b quark with branching fraction B. We place upper limits on sigma(pp --> LQLQ)B2 as a function of the leptoquark mass M(LQ). Assuming B=1, we exclude at the 95% confidence level third-generation scalar leptoquarks with M(LQ)<229 GeV.

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Abazov, VM More by this author
Abolins, M More by this author
Acharya, BS More by this author
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Journal:
Physical review letters
Volume:
99
Issue:
6
Pages:
061801
Publication date:
2007-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
URN:
uuid:b96fdab7-a71e-491b-b438-6828528f8e38
Source identifiers:
180040
Local pid:
pubs:180040
Language:
English
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