Search for long-lived charged massive particles in p(p)over-bar collision at root s=1.8 TeV

Acosta, D. et al. (2003) Search for long-lived charged massive particles in p(p)over-bar collision at root s=1.8 TeV. Physical Review Letters, 90(13), art 131801. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.90.131801)

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Abstract

We report a search for the production of long-lived charged massive particles in a data sample of 90 pb(-1) of roots = 1.8 TeV p (p) over bar collisions recorded by the Collider Detector at Fermilab. The search uses the muonlike penetration and anomalously high ionization energy loss signature expected for such a particle to discriminate it from backgrounds. The data are found to agree with background expectations, and cross section limits of O(1) pb are derived using two reference models, a stable quark and a stable scalar lepton.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:D'Auria, Dr Saverio and Bell, Dr William
Authors: Acosta, D., Affolder, T., Akimoto, H., Albrow, M.G., Ambrose, D., Amidei, D., Anikeev, K., Antos, J., Apollinari, G., Arisawa, T., Artikov, A., Asakawa, T., Ashmanskas, W., Azfar, F., Azzi-Bacchetta, P., Bacchetta, N., Bachacou, H., Badgett, W., Bailey, S., de Barbaro, P., Barbaro-Galtieri, A., Barnes, V.E., Barnett, B.A., Baroiant, S., Barone, M., Bauer, G., Bedeschi, F., Behari, S., Belforte, S., Bell, W.H., Bellettini, G., Bellinger, J., Benjamin, D., Bensinger, J., Beretvas, A., Berryhill, J., Bhatti, A., Binkley, M., Bisello, D., Bishai, M., Blair, R.E., Blocker, C., Bloom, K., Blumenfeld, B., Blusk, S.R., Bocci, A., Bodek, A., Bolla, G., Bolshov, A., Bonushkin, Y., Bortoletto, D., Boudreau, J., Brandl, A., Bromberg, C., Brozovic, M., Brubaker, E., Bruner, N., Budagov, J., Budd, H.S., Burkett, K., Busetto, G., Byrum, K.L., Cabrera, S., Calafiura, P., Campbell, M., Carithers, W., Carlson, J., Carlsmith, D., Caskey, W., Castro, A., Cauz, D., Cerri, A., Cerrito, L., Chan, A.W., Chang, P.S., Chang, P.T., Chapman, J.N., Chen, C., Chen, Y.C., Cheng, M.T., Chertok, M., Chiarelli, G., Chirikov-Zorin, I., Chlachidze, G., Chlebana, F., Christofek, L., Chu, M.L., Chung, J.Y., Chung, W.H., Chung, Y.S., Ciobanu, C.I., Clark, A.G., Coca, M., Colijn, A.P., Connolly, A., Convery, M., Conway, J., Cordelli, M., Cranshaw, J., Culbertson, R., Dagenhart, D., D'Auria, S., De Cecco, S., DeJongh, F., Dell'Agnello, S., Dell'Orso, M., Demers, S., Demortier, L., Deninno, M., De Pedis, D., Derwent, P.F., Devlin, T., Dionisi, C., Dittmann, J.R., Dominguez, A., Donati, S., D'Onofrio, M., Dorigo, T., Eddy, N., Einsweiler, K., Engels, E., Erbacher, R., Errede, D., Errede, S., Eusebi, R., Fan, Q., Fang, H.C., Farrington, S., Feild, R.G., Fernandez, J.P., Ferretti, C., Field, R.D., Fiori, I., Flaugher, B., Flores-Castillo, L.R., Foster, G.W., Franklin, M., Freeman, J., Friedman, J., Fukui, Y., Furic, I., Galeotti, S., Gallas, A., Gallinaro, M., Gao, T., Garcia-Sciveres, M., Garfinkel, A.F., Gatti, P., Gay, C., Gerdes, D.W., Gerstein, E., Giagu, S., Giannetti, P., Giolo, K., Giordani, M., Giromini, P., Glagolev, V., Glenzinski, D., Gold, M., Goldschmidt, N., Goldstein, J., Gomez, G., Goncharov, M., Gorelov, I., Goshaw, A.T., Gotra, Y., Goulianos, K., Green, C., Gresele, A., Grim, G., Grosso-Pilcher, C., Guenther, M., Guillian, G., da Costa, J.G., Haas, R.M., Haber, C., Hahn, S.R., Halkiadakis, E., Hall, C., Handa, T., Handler, R., Happacher, F., Hara, K., Hardman, A.D., Harris, R.M., Hartmann, F., Hatakeyama, K., Hauser, J., Heinrich, J., Heiss, A., Hennecke, M., Herndon, M., Hill, C., Hocker, A., Hoffman, K.D., Hollebeek, R., Holloway, L., Hou, S., Huffman, B.T., Hughes, R., Huston, J., Huth, J., Ikeda, H., Incandela, J., Introzzi, G., Iori, M., Ivanov, A., Iwai, J., Iwata, Y., Iyutin, B., James, E., Jones, M., Joshi, U., Kambara, H., Kamon, T., Kaneko, T., Kang, J., Unel, M.K., Karr, K., Kartal, S., Kasha, H., Kato, Y., Keaffaber, T.A., Kelley, K., Kelly, M., Kennedy, R.D., Kephart, R., Khazins, D., Kikuchi, T., Kilminster, B., Kim, B.J., Kim, D.H., Kim, H.S., Kim, M.J., Kim, S.B., Kim, S.H., Kim, T.H., Kim, Y.K., Kirby, M., Kirk, M., Kirsch, L., Klimenko, S., Koehn, P., Kondo, K., Konigsberg, J., Korn, A., Korytov, A., Kotelnikov, K., Kovacs, E., Kroll, J., Kruse, M., Krutelyov, V., Kuhlmann, S.E., Kurino, K., and Kuwabara, T.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review Letters
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:0031-9007
ISSN (Online):1079-7114

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