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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Publications

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@article{Sirunyan:2018:10.1007/JHEP05(2018)127,
author = {Sirunyan, AM and Tumasyan, A and Adam, W and Ambrogi, F and Asilar, E and Bergauer, T and Brandstetter, J and Brondolin, E and Dragicevic, M and Eroe, J and Del, Valle AE and Flechl, M and Friedl, M and Fruehwirth, R and Ghete, VM and Grossmann, J and Hrubec, J and Jeitler, M and Koenig, A and Krammer, N and Kraetschmer, I and Liko, D and Madlener, T and Mikulec, I and Pree, E and Rad, N and Rohringer, H and Schieck, J and Schoefbeck, R and Spanring, M and Spitzbart, D and Taurok, A and Waltenberger, W and Wittmann, J and Wulz, C-E and Zarucki, M and Chekhovsky, V and Mossolov, V and Gonzalez, JS and De, Wolf EA and Di, Croce D and Janssen, X and Lauwers, J and Pieters, M and Van, de Klundert M and Van, Haevermaet H and Van, Mechelen P and Van, Remortel N and Abu, Zeid S and Blekman, F and D'Hondt, J and De, Bruyn I and De, Clercq J and Deroover, K and Flouris, G and Lontkovskyi, D and Lowette, S and Marchesini, I and Moortgat, S and Moreels, L and Python, Q and Skovpen, K and Tavernie},
doi = {10.1007/JHEP05(2018)127},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics},
title = {Search for decays of stopped exotic long-lived particles produced in proton-proton collisions at root s=13 TeV},
url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/JHEP05(2018)127},
volume = {2018},
year = {2018}
}

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TY  - JOUR
AB - A search is presented for the decays of heavy exotic long-lived particles (LLPs) that are produced in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV at the CERN LHC and come to rest in the CMS detector. Their decays would be visible during periods of time well separated from proton-proton collisions. Two decay scenarios of stopped LLPs are explored: a hadronic decay detected in the calorimeter and a decay into muons detected in the muon system. The calorimeter (muon) search covers a period of sensitivity totaling 721 (744) hours in 38.6 (39.0) fb−1 of data collected by the CMS detector in 2015 and 2016. The results are interpreted in several scenarios that predict LLPs. Production cross section limits are set as a function of the mean proper lifetime and the mass of the LLPs, for lifetimes between 100 ns and 10 days. These are the most stringent limits to date on the mass of hadronically decaying stopped LLPs, and this is the first search at the LHC for stopped LLPs that decay to muons.
AU - Sirunyan,AM
AU - Tumasyan,A
AU - Adam,W
AU - Ambrogi,F
AU - Asilar,E
AU - Bergauer,T
AU - Brandstetter,J
AU - Brondolin,E
AU - Dragicevic,M
AU - Eroe,J
AU - Del,Valle AE
AU - Flechl,M
AU - Friedl,M
AU - Fruehwirth,R
AU - Ghete,VM
AU - Grossmann,J
AU - Hrubec,J
AU - Jeitler,M
AU - Koenig,A
AU - Krammer,N
AU - Kraetschmer,I
AU - Liko,D
AU - Madlener,T
AU - Mikulec,I
AU - Pree,E
AU - Rad,N
AU - Rohringer,H
AU - Schieck,J
AU - Schoefbeck,R
AU - Spanring,M
AU - Spitzbart,D
AU - Taurok,A
AU - Waltenberger,W
AU - Wittmann,J
AU - Wulz,C-E
AU - Zarucki,M
AU - Chekhovsky,V
AU - Mossolov,V
AU - Gonzalez,JS
AU - De,Wolf EA
AU - Di,Croce D
AU - Janssen,X
AU - Lauwers,J
AU - Pieters,M
AU - Van,de Klundert M
AU - Van,Haevermaet H
AU - Van,Mechelen P
AU - Van,Remortel N
AU - Abu,Zeid S
AU - Blekman,F
AU - D'Hondt,J
AU - De,Bruyn I
AU - De,Clercq J
AU - Deroover,K
AU - Flouris,G
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 - Fasanella,G
AU - Favart,L
AU - Goldouzian,R
AU - Grebenyuk,A
AU - Kalsi,AK
AU - Lenzi,T
AU - Luetic,J
AU - Maerschalk,T
AU - Seva,T
AU - Starling,E
AU - Vander,Velde C
AU - Vanlaer,P
AU - Vannerom,D
AU - Yonamine,R
AU - Zenoni,F
AU - Cornelis,T
AU - Dobur,D
AU - Fagot,A
AU - Gul,M
AU - Khvastunov,I
AU - Poyraz,D
AU - Roskas,C
AU - Trocino,D
AU - Tytgat,M
AU - Verbeke,W
AU - Vit,M
AU - Zaganidis,N
AU - Bakhshiansohi,H
AU - Bondu,O
AU - Brochet,S
AU - Bruno,G
AU - Caputo,C
AU - Caudron,A
AU - David,P
AU - De,Visscher S
AU - Delaere,C
AU - Delcourt,M
AU - Francois,B
AU - Giammanco,A
AU - Krintiras,G
AU - Lemaitre,V
AU - Magitteri,A
AU - Mertens,A
AU - Musich,M
AU - Piotrzkowski,K
AU - Quertenmont,L
AU - Saggio,A
AU - Marono,MV
AU - Wertz,S
AU - Zobec,J
AU - Alda,Junior WL
AU - Alves,FL
AU - Alves,GA
AU - Brito,L
AU - Correia,Silva G
AU - Hensel,C
AU - Moraes,A
AU - Pol,ME
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 - Fonseca,De Souza S
AU - Huertas,Guativa LM
AU - Malbouisson,H
AU - Melo,De Almeida M
AU - Mora,Herrera C
AU - Mundim,L
AU - Nogima,H
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 - Fernandez,Perez Tomei TR
AU - Gregores,EM
AU - Mercadante,PG
AU - Novaes,SF
AU - Padula,SS
AU - Romero
DO - 10.1007/JHEP05(2018)127
PY - 2018///
SN - 1029-8479
TI - Search for decays of stopped exotic long-lived particles produced in proton-proton collisions at root s=13 TeV
T2 - Journal of High Energy Physics
UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/JHEP05(2018)127
UR - http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000458432400001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=1ba7043ffcc86c417c072aa74d649202
UR - http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/68784
VL - 2018
ER -