Publications [#306500] of Ayana T. Arce

Papers Accepted
  1. Aad, G; Abbott, B; Abdallah, J; Abdel Khalek, S; Abdelalim, AA; Abdesselam, A; Abdinov, O; Abi, B; Abolins, M; AbouZeid, OS; Abramowicz, H; Abreu, H; Acerbi, E; Acharya, BS; Adamczyk, L; Adams, DL; Addy, TN; Adelman, J; Aderholz, M; Adomeit, S; Adragna, P; Adye, T; Aefsky, S; Aguilar-Saavedra, JA; Aharrouche, M; Ahlen, SP; Ahles, F; Ahmad, A; Ahsan, M; Aielli, G; Akdogan, T; Åkesson, TPA; Akimoto, G; Akimov, AV; Akiyama, A; Alam, MS; Alam, MA; Albert, J; Albrand, S; Aleksa, M; Aleksandrov, IN et al., Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H→ZZ(*)→4ℓ with 4.8 fb-1of pp collision data at √s=7 TeV with ATLAS, Physics Letters B, vol. 710 no. 3 (April, 2012), pp. 383-402 [doi] .

    This Letter presents a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H→ZZ (*) →ℓ + ℓ - ℓ '+ ℓ '- , where ℓ, ℓ ' =e or μ, using proton-proton collisions at √s=7 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.8 fb -1 . The four-lepton invariant mass distribution is compared with Standard Model background expectations to derive upper limits on the cross section of a Standard Model Higgs boson with a mass between 110 GeV and 600 GeV. The mass ranges 134-156 GeV, 182-233 GeV, 256-265 GeV and 268-415 GeV are excluded at the 95% confidence level. The largest upward deviations from the background-only hypothesis are observed for Higgs boson masses of 125 GeV, 244 GeV and 500 GeV with local significances of 2.1, 2.2 and 2.1 standard deviations, respectively. Once the look-elsewhere effect is considered, none of these excesses are significant. © 2012 CERN.