Imperial College London

Professor Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee FRS

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Physics
 
 
 
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506Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus

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@article{Sirunyan:2019:10.1016/j.physletb.2019.134826,
author = {Sirunyan, AM and Tumasyan, A and Adam, W and Ambrogi, F and Bergauer, T and Brandstetter, J and Dragicevic, M and Eroe, J and Del, Valle AE and Flechl, M and Fruehwirth, R and Jeitler, M and Krammer, N and Kraetschmer, I and Liko, D and Madlener, T and Mikulec, I and Rad, N and Schieck, J and Schoefbeck, R and Spanring, M and Spitzbart, D and Waltenberger, W and Wulz, C-E and Zarucki, M and Drugakov, V and Mossolov, V and Gonzalez, JS and Darwish, MR and De, Wolf EA and Di, Croce D and Janssen, X and Lauwers, J and Lelek, A and Pieters, M and Sfar, HR and Van, Haevermaet H and Van, Mechelen P and Van, Putte S and Van, Remortel N and Blekman, F and Bols, ES and Chhibra, SS and D'Hondt, J and De, Clercq J and Lontkovskyi, D and Lowette, S and Marchesini, I and Moortgat, S and Moreels, L and Python, Q and Skovpen, K and Tavernier, S and Van, Doninck W and Van, Mulders P and Van, Parijs I and Beghin, D and Bilin, B and Brun, H and Clerbaux, B and De, Lentdecker G and Delannoy, H and Dorney},
doi = {10.1016/j.physletb.2019.134826},
journal = {Physics Letters B: Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics},
title = {Evidence for light-by-light scattering and searches for axion-like particles in ultraperipheral PbPb collisions at root s(NN)=5.02 TeV},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2019.134826},
volume = {797},
year = {2019}
}

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TY  - JOUR
AB - Evidence for the light-by-light scattering process, , in ultraperipheral PbPb collisions at a centre-of-mass energy per nucleon pair of is reported. The analysis is conducted using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of recorded by the CMS experiment at the LHC. Light-by-light scattering processes are selected in events with two photons exclusively produced, each with transverse energy , pseudorapidity , diphoton invariant mass , diphoton transverse momentum , and diphoton acoplanarity below 0.01. After all selection criteria are applied, 14 events are observed, compared to expectations of events for the signal and for the background processes. The excess observed in data relative to the background-only expectation corresponds to a significance of 3.7 standard deviations, and has properties consistent with those expected for the light-by-light scattering signal. The measured fiducial light-by-light scattering cross section, , is consistent with the standard model prediction. The distribution is used to set new exclusion limits on the production of pseudoscalar axion-like particles, via the Image 1 process, in the mass range Image 2.
AU - Sirunyan,AM
AU - Tumasyan,A
AU - Adam,W
AU - Ambrogi,F
AU - Bergauer,T
AU - Brandstetter,J
AU - Dragicevic,M
AU - Eroe,J
AU - Del,Valle AE
AU - Flechl,M
AU - Fruehwirth,R
AU - Jeitler,M
AU - Krammer,N
AU - Kraetschmer,I
AU - Liko,D
AU - Madlener,T
AU - Mikulec,I
AU - Rad,N
AU - Schieck,J
AU - Schoefbeck,R
AU - Spanring,M
AU - Spitzbart,D
AU - Waltenberger,W
AU - Wulz,C-E
AU - Zarucki,M
AU - Drugakov,V
AU - Mossolov,V
AU - Gonzalez,JS
AU - Darwish,MR
AU - De,Wolf EA
AU - Di,Croce D
AU - Janssen,X
AU - Lauwers,J
AU - Lelek,A
AU - Pieters,M
AU - Sfar,HR
AU - Van,Haevermaet H
AU - Van,Mechelen P
AU - Van,Putte S
AU - Van,Remortel N
AU - Blekman,F
AU - Bols,ES
AU - Chhibra,SS
AU - D'Hondt,J
AU - De,Clercq J
AU - Lontkovskyi,D
AU - Lowette,S
AU - Marchesini,I
AU - Moortgat,S
AU - Moreels,L
AU - Python,Q
AU - Skovpen,K
AU - Tavernier,S
AU - Van,Doninck W
AU - Van,Mulders P
AU - Van,Parijs I
AU - Beghin,D
AU - Bilin,B
AU - Brun,H
AU - Clerbaux,B
AU - De,Lentdecker G
AU - Delannoy,H
AU - Dorney,B
AU - Favart,L
AU - Grebenyuk,A
AU - Kalsi,AK
AU - Luetic,J
AU - Popov,A
AU - Postiau,N
AU - Starling,E
AU - Thomas,L
AU - Vander,Velde C
AU - Vanlaer,P
AU - Vannerom,D
AU - Wang,Q
AU - Cornelis,T
AU - Dobur,D
AU - Khvastunov,I
AU - Roskas,C
AU - Trocino,D
AU - Tytgat,M
AU - Verbeke,W
AU - Vermassen,B
AU - Vit,M
AU - Zaganidis,N
AU - Bondu,O
AU - Bruno,G
AU - Caputo,C
AU - David,P
AU - Delaere,C
AU - Delcourt,M
AU - Giammanco,A
AU - Lemaitre,V
AU - Magitteri,A
AU - Prisciandaro,J
AU - Saggio,A
AU - Marono,MV
AU - Vischia,P
AU - Zobec,J
AU - Alves,FL
AU - Alves,GA
AU - Correia,Silva G
AU - Hensel,C
AU - Moraes,A
AU - Rebello,Teles P
AU - Belchior,Batista Das Chagas E
AU - Carvalho,W
AU - Chinellato,J
AU - Coelho,E
AU - Da,Costa EM
AU - Da,Silveira GG
AU - De,Jesus Damiao D
AU - De,Oliveira Martins C
AU - Fonseca,De Souza S
AU - Huertas,Guativa LM
AU - Malbouisson,H
AU - Martins,J
AU - Matos,Figueiredo D
AU - Medina,Jaime M
AU - Melo,De Almeida M
AU - Mora,Herrera C
AU - Mundim,L
AU - Nogima,H
AU - Prado,Da Silva WL
AU - Sanchez,Rosas LJ
AU - Santoro,A
AU - Sznajder,A
AU - Thiel,M
AU - Tonelli,Manganote EJ
AU - Torres,Da Silva De Araujo F
AU - Vilela,Pereira A
AU - Ahuja,S
AU - Bernardes,CA
AU - Calligaris,L
AU - Fernandez,Perez Tomei TR
AU - Gregores,EM
AU - Lemos,DS
AU - Mercadante,PG
AU - Novaes,SF
AU - Padula,SS
AU - Aleksandrov,A
AU - Antchev,G
AU - Hadjiiska,R
AU - Iaydjiev,P
AU - Marinov,A
AU - Misheva,M
AU - Rodozov,M
AU - Shopova,M
AU - Sultanov,G
AU - Bonchev,M
AU - Dimitrov,A
AU - Ivanov,T
AU - Litov,L
AU - Pavlov,B
AU - Petkov,P
AU - Fang,W
AU - Gao,X
AU - Yuan,L
AU - Ahmad,M
AU - Chen,GM
AU - Chen,HS
DO - 10.1016/j.physletb.2019.134826
PY - 2019///
SN - 0370-2693
TI - Evidence for light-by-light scattering and searches for axion-like particles in ultraperipheral PbPb collisions at root s(NN)=5.02 TeV
T2 - Physics Letters B: Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics
UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2019.134826
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UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/74306
VL - 797
ER -