Results are presented of a search for new particles decaying to large numbers of jets in association with missing transverse momentum, using 4.7 fb−1 of pp collision data at TeX collected by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in 2011. The event selection requires missing transverse momentum, no isolated electrons or muons, and from ≥6 to ≥9 jets. No evidence is found for physics beyond the Standard Model. The results are interpreted in the context of a MSUGRA/CMSSM supersymmetric model, where, for large universal scalar mass m 0, gluino masses smaller than 840 GeV are excluded at the 95% confidence level, extending previously published limits. Within a simplified model containing only a gluino octet and a neutralino, gluino masses smaller than 870 GeV are similarly excluded for neutralino masses below 100 GeV.

Hunt for new phenomena using large jet multiplicities and missing transverse momentum with ATLAS in 4.7 fb-1 of sqrt(s) = 7 TeV proton-proton collisions

ALOISIO, ALBERTO;ALVIGGI, MARIAGRAZIA;CANALE, VINCENZO;CHIEFARI, GIOVANNI;DELLA VOLPE, DOMENICO;MEROLA, LEONARDO;PATRICELLI, SERGIO;DELLA PIETRA, MASSIMO;GIORDANO, RAFFAELE;Rossi, Elvira;SANCHEZ PINEDA, ARTURO RODOLFO;
2012

Abstract

Results are presented of a search for new particles decaying to large numbers of jets in association with missing transverse momentum, using 4.7 fb−1 of pp collision data at TeX collected by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in 2011. The event selection requires missing transverse momentum, no isolated electrons or muons, and from ≥6 to ≥9 jets. No evidence is found for physics beyond the Standard Model. The results are interpreted in the context of a MSUGRA/CMSSM supersymmetric model, where, for large universal scalar mass m 0, gluino masses smaller than 840 GeV are excluded at the 95% confidence level, extending previously published limits. Within a simplified model containing only a gluino octet and a neutralino, gluino masses smaller than 870 GeV are similarly excluded for neutralino masses below 100 GeV.
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