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Search for New Phenomena in Events with Large Jet Multiplicities

  • Mireia  Crispín  OrtuzarEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter describes a search for new particles hidden in 8 TeV collisions producing many jets. After a first overview of the analysis, the next sections describe the supersymmetric signals, the data, and the triggers used, as well as the main reconstructed objects, kinematic variables and cleaning cuts used in the analysis. After that, the main backgrounds to the search are described, and the methods used to estimate them discussed, including the determination of their uncertainties. Finally, the last section includes an overview of the statistical procedure used to interpret the result, and the corresponding model-independent and model-dependent exclusion limits on new physics.

Keywords

Control Region Systematic Uncertainty Signal Region Exclusion Limit Soft Term 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

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