Search for the Dimuon Decay of the Higgs Boson in pp Collisions at sqrt[s]=13  TeV with the ATLAS Detector.

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A search for the dimuon decay of the Higgs boson was performed using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36.1  fb^{-1} collected with the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at sqrt[s]=13  TeV at the Large Hadron Collider. No significant excess is observed above the expected background. The observed (expected) upper limit on the cross section times branching ratio is 3.0 (3.1) times the Standard Model prediction at the 95% confidence level for a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV. When combined with the pp collision data at sqrt[s]=7  TeV and sqrt[s]=8  TeV, the observed (expected) upper limit is 2.8 (2.9) times the Standard Model prediction.

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Published Date

  • August 4, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 119 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 051802 -

PubMed ID

  • 28949725

Pubmed Central ID

  • 28949725

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1079-7114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-9007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/physrevlett.119.051802

Language

  • eng