Probing lepton flavor violation at the 13 TeV LHC

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We investigate the bounds on tau-mu lepton flavor violation (LFV). Our main focus is on the collider constrains on tau-mu LFV. We use the Type-III Two-Higgs-Doublet-Model (2HDM) as a set up for our study. While the LFV branching fraction of the 125 GeV is well constrained by current LHC searches, the heavier neutral states could have a large branching fraction to tau and muon. We estimate the LHC reach for the 13 TeV center of mass energy with 300 fb−1 luminosity for a neutral boson decaying into a tau and a muon. We identify parts of the LFV parameter space where the searches for heavy scalar and pseudoscalar decaying into a tau and a muon are more sensitive than the similar search for the 125 GeV boson.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Theoretical Physics, Department of PhysicsParahyangan Catholic UniversityBandungIndonesia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsSrinakharinwirot UniversityBangkokThailand

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