Gluon-initiated production of a Kaluza-Klein gluon in a bulk Randall-Sundrum model

  • Benjamin C. Allanach
  • Farvah Mahmoudi
  • Jordan P. Skittrall
  • K. Sridhar
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In the Bulk Randall-Sundrum model, the Kaluza-Klein excitations of the gauge bosons are the primary signatures. In particular, the search for the Kaluza-Klein (KK) excitation of the gluon at hadron colliders is of great importance in testing this model. At the leading order in QCD, the production of this KK-gluon proceeds only via \( q\bar q \)-initial states. We study the production of KK-gluons from gluon initial states at next-to-leading order in QCD. We find that, even after including the sub-dominant KK-gluon loops at this order, the next-to-leading order (NLO) cross-section is tiny compared to the leading order cross-section and unlikely to impact the searches for this resonance at hardon colliders.


Field Theories in Higher Dimensions Beyond Standard Model NLO Computations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin C. Allanach
    • 1
  • Farvah Mahmoudi
    • 2
  • Jordan P. Skittrall
    • 1
  • K. Sridhar
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Centre for Mathematical SciencesUniveristy of CambridgeCambridgeU.K.
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire de Clermont-Ferrand (LPC)Université Blaise Pascal, CNRS/IN2P3Aubière CedexFrance
  3. 3.LAPTH, Univ. de Savoie, CNRSAnnecy-le-VieuxFrance
  4. 4.Department of Theoretical PhysicsInstitute of Fundamental ResearchBombayIndia

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