Determining the helicity structure of third generation resonances

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We examine methods that have been proposed for determining the helicity structure of decays of new resonances to third generation quarks and/or leptons. We present analytical and semi-analytical predictions and assess the applicability of the relevant variables in realistic reconstruction scenarios using Monte Carlo-generated events, including the effects of QCD radiation and multiple parton interactions, combinatoric ambiguities and fast detector simulation.


Beyond Standard Model Hadronic Colliders Heavy Quark Physics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron DESYHamburgGermany

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