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Searches for New Physics in \(t\bar{t}\) Final States with Additional Heavy-Flavor Jets

  • Javier Montejo BerlingenEmail author
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

This chapter presents three searches in \(t\bar{t}\) final states with additional heavy-flavor jets, probing physics processes related to the hierarchy problem. All searches share a common preselection, background description and systematic uncertainty model, as described in Chap.  5. For each search, the event selection cuts, event categorization and the discriminant variable used are studied in detail and optimized based on the different features of the processes under investigation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Física de Altas EnergíasUniversitat Autónoma de BarcelonaBellaterra, BarcelonaSpain

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