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Author De Groot, N. ♦ Jansen, Eric
Source CERN Document Server
Content type Text
Educational Degree Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
File Format PDF
Date Created 2011-06-11
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Modern physics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Particle Physics - Experiment
Abstract This thesis discusses the prospects for discovery of supersymmetry by searching for the decay $\tilde\chi_2^0 \to Z^0\tilde\chi_1^0 \to \mu^+\mu^-\tilde\chi_1^0$ in the minimal supergravity model (mSUGRA). In this decay channel the next to lightest neutral supersymmetric particle (neutralino) decays into the lightest neutralino and a Standard Model $Z$ boson, this $Z$ boson in turn decays into two muons. The results presented are based on a Monte Carlo simulation study performed using the equivalent of $2\,\mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ of collected data at a center of mass energy of 10 TeV.
Learning Resource Type Thesis
Publisher Date 2011-01-01
Publisher Place Nijmegen
Page Count 121