Search for direct production of winos and higgsinos in events with two same-charge leptons or three leptons in pp collision data at (Formula presented.) TeV with the ATLAS detector

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Abstract

A search for supersymmetry targeting the direct production of winos and higgsinos is conducted in final states with either two leptons (e or μ) with the same electric charge, or three leptons. The analysis uses 139 fb−1 of pp collision data at (Formula presented.) TeV collected with the ATLAS detector during Run 2 of the Large Hadron Collider. No significant excess over the Standard Model expectation is observed. Simplified and complete models with and without R-parity conservation are considered. In topologies with intermediate states including either Wh or WZ pairs, wino masses up to 525 GeV and 250 GeV are excluded, respectively, for a bino of vanishing mass. Higgsino masses smaller than 440 GeV are excluded in a natural R-parity-violating model with bilinear terms. Upper limits on the production cross section of generic events beyond the Standard Model as low as 40 ab are obtained in signal regions optimised for these models and also for an R-parity-violating scenario with baryon-number-violating higgsino decays into top quarks and jets. The analysis significantly improves sensitivity to supersymmetric models and other processes beyond the Standard Model that may contribute to the considered final states.

Original languageEnglish
Article number150
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2023
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2023

Keywords

  • Hadron-Hadron Scattering
  • Supersymmetry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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