Search for charged higgs bosons in decays of top quark pairs

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We present a search for charged Higgs bosons in decays of pair-produced top quarks using 109.2 ± 5.8pb-1 of data recorded from pp collisions at √ s = 1.8 TeV by the D0 detector during 1992-1996 at the Fermilab Tevatron. No evidence is found for charged Higgs production, and most parts of the [MH+, tan β] parameter space where the decay t → H+ b has a branching fraction close to or larger than that for t → W+ b are excluded at 95% confidence level. Assuming mt = 175 GeV and σ(pp → tt) = 5.5 pb, for MH+ = 60 GeV, we exclude tan β < 0.97 and tan β > 40.9. © 1999 The American Physical Society.

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  • Abbott, B; Abolins, M; Abramov, V; Acharya, BS; Adam, I; Adams, DL; Adams, M; Ahn, S; Alves, GA; Amos, N; Anderson, EW; Baarmand, MM; Babintsev, VV; Babukhadia, L; Baden, A; Baldin, B; Banerjee, S; Bantly, J; Barberis, E; Baringer, P; Bartlett, JF; Belyaev, A; Beri, SB; Bertram, I; Bezzubov, VA; Bhat, PC; Bhatnagar, V; Bhattacharjee, M; Biswas, N; Blazey, G; Blessing, S; Bloom, P; Boehnlein, A; Bojko, NI; Borcherding, F; Boswell, C; Brandt, A; Breedon, R; Briskin, G; Brock, R; Bross, A; Buchholz, D; Burtovoi, VS; Butler, JM; Carvalho, W; Casey, D; Casilum, Z; Castilla-Valdez, H; Chakraborty, D; Chekulaev, SV; Chen, W; Choi, S; Chopra, S; Choudhary, BC; Christenson, JH; Chung, M; Claes, D; Clark, AR; Cobau, WG; Cochran, J; Coney, L; Cooper, WE; Coppage, D; Cretsinger, C; Cullen-Vidal, D; Cummings, MAC; Cutts, D; Dahl, OI; Davis, K; De, K; Del Signore, K; Demarteau, M; Denisov, D; Denisov, SP; Diehl, HT; Diesburg, M; Di Loreto, G; Draper, P; Ducros, Y; Dudko, LV; Dugad, SR; Dyshkant, A; Edmunds, D; Ellison, J; Elvira, VD; Engelmann, R; Eno, S; Eppley, G; Ermolov, P; Eroshin, OV; Evdokimov, VN; Fahland, T; Fatyga, MK; Feher, S; Fein, D; Ferbel, T; Fisk, HE; Fisyak, Y; Flattum, E; Forden, GE

Published Date

  • January 1, 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 82 / 25

Start / End Page

  • 4975 - 4980

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1079-7114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-9007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.4975

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  • Scopus