Investigating the jet activity accompanying the production at the LHC of a massive scalar particle decaying into photons

Benjamin Fuks, Dong Woo Kang, Seong Chan Park, Min Seok Seo

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Abstract

We study the jet activity that accompanies the production by gluon fusion of a new physics scalar particle decaying into photons at the LHC. In the considered scenarios, both the production and decay mechanisms are governed by loop-induced interactions involving a heavy colored state. We show that the presence of large new physics contributions to the inclusive diphoton invariant-mass spectrum always implies a significant production rate of non-standard diphoton events containing extra hard jets. We investigate the existence of possible handles that could provide a way to obtain information on the underlying physics behind the scalar resonance, and this in a wide mass window.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-349
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume761
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Oct 10

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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