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Constraining new physics with searches for long-lived particles: Implementation into SModelS

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Author(s):
Heisig, Jan [1] ; Kraml, Sabine [2] ; Lessa, Andre [3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Rhein Westfal TH Aachen, Inst Theoret Particle Phys & Cosmol, D-52056 Aachen - Germany
[2] Univ Grenoble Alpes, Lab Phys Subatom & Cosmol, CNRS, IN2P3, 53 Ave Martyrs, F-38026 Grenoble - France
[3] Univ Fed ABC, Ctr Ciencias Nat & Humanas, BR-09210580 Santo Andre, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Physics Letters B; v. 788, p. 87-95, JAN 10 2019.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

We present the implementation of heavy stable charge particle (HSCP) and R hadron signatures into SMoDELS v1.2. We include simplified-model results from the 8 and 13 TeV LHC and demonstrate their impact on two new physics scenarios motivated by dark matter: the inert doublet model and a gravitino dark matter scenario. For the former, we find sensitivity up to dark matter masses of 580 GeV for small mass splittings within the inert doublet, while missing energy searches are not able to constrain any significant part of the cosmologically preferred parameter space. For the gravitino dark matter scenario, we show that both HSCP and R-hadron searches provide important limits, allowing to constrain the viable range of the reheating temperature. (C) 2018 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier B.V. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/50338-6 - Simplified models beyond supersymmetry
Grantee:André Paniago Lessa
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/20570-1 - Exploring LHC results with simplified models and beyond
Grantee:André Paniago Lessa
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants