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Search for New Physics in Mono-jet Final States in pp Collisions

at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

  • Giuliano Gustavino

Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Giuliano Gustavino
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  3. Giuliano Gustavino
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  4. Giuliano Gustavino
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 195-236

About this book

Introduction

This thesis provides a detailed and comprehensive description of the search for New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in the mono-jet final state, using the first 3.2~fb$^{-1}$ of data collected at the centre of mass energy of colliding protons of 13~TeV recorded in the ATLAS experiment at LHC.

The results are interpreted as limits in different theoretical contexts such as compressed supersymmetric models, theories that foresee extra-spatial dimensions and in the dark matter scenario. In the latter the limits are then compared with those obtained by other ATLAS analyses and by experiments based on completely different experimental techniques, highlighting the role of the mono-jet results in the context of dark matter searches.

Lastly, a set of possible analysis improvements are proposed to reduce the main uncertainties that affect the signal region and to increase the discovery potential by further exploiting the information on the final state.

Keywords

Mono-Jet Results at ATLAS Missing Transverse Momentum Dark Matter Search Exotic Search Compressed Supersymmetric Models Mono-Jet Analysis Improvement

Authors and affiliations

  • Giuliano Gustavino
    • 1
  1. 1.Sapienza University of Rome RomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58871-1
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-58870-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-58871-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series Online ISSN 2190-5061
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