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Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2015:181 | Cite as

Prospects for observing charginos and neutralinos at a 100 TeV proton-proton collider

  • Bobby S. Acharya
  • Krzysztof Bożek
  • Chakrit Pongkitivanichkul
  • Kazuki Sakurai
Open Access
Regular Article - Theoretical Physics

Abstract

We investigate the prospects for discovering charginos and neutralinos at a future pp collider with \( \sqrt{s} \) = 100 TeV. We focus on models where squarks and sleptons are decoupled — as motivated by the LHC data. Our initial study is based on models where Higgsinos form the main component of the LSP and W -inos compose the heavier chargino states (M 2 > μ), though it is straightforward to consider the reverse situation also. We show that in such scenarios W-inos decay into W ±, Z and h plus neutralinos almost universally. In the WZ channel we compare signal and background in various kinematical distributions. We design simple but effective signal regions for the trilepton channel and evaluate discovery reach and exclusion limits. Assuming 3000 fb−1 of integrated luminosity, W-inos could be discovered (excluded) up to 1.1 (1.8) TeV if the spectrum is not compressed.

Keywords

Supersymmetry Phenomenology Hadronic Colliders 

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bobby S. Acharya
    • 1
    • 2
  • Krzysztof Bożek
    • 1
  • Chakrit Pongkitivanichkul
    • 1
  • Kazuki Sakurai
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology Group, Department of PhysicsKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical PhysicsTriesteItaly

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