Search for charged Higgs bosons in the H± ? t ± ?t decay channel in proton-proton collisions at √s=13 TeV

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Abstract

A search is presented for charged Higgs bosons in the H± ? t±?t decay mode in the hadronic final state and in final states with an electron or a muon. The search is based on proton-proton collision data recorded by the CMS experiment in 2016 at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 35.9 fb-1. The results agree with the background expectation from the standard model. Upper limits at 95% confidence level are set on the production cross section times branching fraction to t±?t for an H± in the mass range of 80GeV to 3TeV, including the region near the top quark mass. The observed limit ranges from 6 pb at 80 GeV to 5 fb at 3 TeV. The limits are interpreted in the context of the minimal supersymmetric standard model mh hod - scenario.[Figure not available: see fulltext.].

Original languageEnglish
Article number142
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2019
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019

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Keywords

  • Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments)
  • Higgs physics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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