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A Search for New Physics in Final States With Two Opposite-SignSame-Flavor Leptons, Jets, and Missing Transverse Energy inProton-Proton Collisions with a Center of Mass Energy of 13 TeV

  • Author(s): Welke, Charles Vincent;
  • Advisor(s): Yagil, Avi;
  • Würthwein, Frank
  • et al.
Abstract

A search is performed in final states with Z$\rightarrow\ell\ell$, jets, and missing transverse momentum using data collected with the CMS detector at the CERN LHC in 2015 corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.3~\fbinv of pp collisions at $\sqrt{s}=13$\TeV. Signal regions are defined to maximize sensitivity to new physics including one to search where ATLAS reported a 3.0~$\sigma$ excess at 8~TeV. The observations in all regions are consistent with the predicted standard model backgrounds, and the results are interpreted in the context of simplified models of supersymmetry.

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