Search for Nearly Mass-Degenerate Higgsinos Using Low-Momentum Mildly Displaced Tracks in pp Collisions at Formula Presented with the ATLAS Detector

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Abstract

Higgsinos with masses near the electroweak scale can solve the hierarchy problem and provide a dark matter candidate, while detecting them at the LHC remains challenging if their mass splitting is Formula Presented. This Letter presents a novel search for nearly mass-degenerate Higgsinos in events with an energetic jet, missing transverse momentum, and a low-momentum track with a significant transverse impact parameter using Formula Presented of proton-proton collision data at Formula Presented collected by the ATLAS experiment. For the first time since LEP, a range of mass splittings between the lightest charged and neutral Higgsinos from 0.3 to 0.9 GeV is excluded at 95% confidence level, with a maximum reach of approximately 170 GeV in the Higgsino mass.

Original languageEnglish
Article number221801
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume132
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2024

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy

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