Searches for supersymmetry based on events with b jets and four W bosons in pp collisions at 8 TeV

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Abstract

Five mutually exclusive searches for supersymmetry are presented based on events in which b jets and four W bosons are produced in proton–proton collisions at s=8 TeV. The data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb−1, were collected with the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC in 2012. The five studies differ in the leptonic signature from the W boson decays, and correspond to all-hadronic, single-lepton, opposite-sign dilepton, same-sign dilepton, and ≥3 lepton final states. The results of the five studies are combined to yield 95% confidence level limits for the gluino and bottom-squark masses in the context of gluino and bottom-squark pair production, respectively. In the limit when the lightest supersymmetric particle is light, gluino and bottom squark masses are excluded below 1280 and 570 GeV, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-28
Number of pages24
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume745
DOIs
StatePublished - May 18 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Keywords

  • CMS
  • Physics
  • Supersymmetry

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