Search for doubly charged higgs bosons decaying to dileptons in p p̄ collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV

Un-Ki Yang, D. Acosta, T. Affolder, T. Akimoto, M. G. Albrow, D. Ambrose, S. Amerio, D. Amidei, A. Anastassov, K. Anikeev, A. Annovi, J. Antos, M. Aoki, G. Apollinari, T. Arisawa, J. F. Arguin, A. Artikov, W. Ashmanskas, A. Attal, F. AzfarP. Azzi-Bacchetta, N. Bacchetta, H. Bachacou, W. Badgett, A. Barbaro-Galtieri, G. J. Barker, V. E. Barnes, B. A. Barnett, S. Baroiant, M. Barone, G. Bauer, F. Bedeschi, S. Behari, S. Belforte, G. Bellettini, J. Bellinger, D. Benjamin, A. Beretvas, A. Bhatti, M. Binkley, D. Bisello, M. Bishai, R. E. Blair, C. Blocker, K. Bloom, B. Blumenfeld, A. Bocci, A. Bodek, G. Bolla, A. Bolshov, P. S L Booth, D. Bortoletto, J. Boudreau, S. Bourov, C. Bromberg, E. Brubaker, J. Budagov, H. S. Budd, K. Burkett, G. Busetto, P. Bussey, K. L. Byrum, S. Cabrera, P. Calafiura, M. Campanelli, M. Campbell, A. Canepa, M. Casarsa, D. Carlsmith, S. Carron, R. Carosi, M. Cavalli-Sforza, A. Castro, P. Catastini, D. Cauz, A. Cerri, C. Cerri, L. Cerrito, J. Chapman, C. Chen, Y. C. Chen, M. Chertok, G. Chiarelli, G. Chlachidze, F. Chlebana, I. Cho, K. Cho, D. Chokheli, M. L. Chu, S. Chuang, J. Y. Chung, W. H. Chung, Y. S. Chung, C. I. Ciobanu, M. A. Ciocci, A. G. Clark, D. Clark, M. Coca, A. Connolly, M. Convery

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    Doubly charged Higgs bosons decaying to dileptons in pp̈ collisions at √s=1.96 TeV were searched. An inclusive search for double charged resonances in same-sign ee data with m ee> 100 GeV / c 2, and same sign μμ and eμ data with m ll'> 80 GeV / c 2, was performed. The acceptance systematic uncertainty was dominated by the parton distribution function uncertainty, which was estimated to be 4% using the Martin-Roberts-Stirling-Thorne prescription. No new evidence for doubly charged resonances was found, and the extended mass limit was extended on doubly charged decaying Higgs bosons.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number221802
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Issue number22
    Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2004


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