No SUSY In New CMS Search

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By Tommaso Dorigo
This week’s graph comes from a recent publication by the CMS experiment, the one I am a proud member of together with about 3000 colleagues from all over the world.
CMS (see a 3-D sketch below) is one of the two huge detectors collecting the faint signals of particles produced in the powerful 8-TeV proton-proton collisions delivered by the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The CMS experiment has recently been publishing one by one the results of many largely independent searches for Supersymmetric particles in the data collected during 2011; not surprising to sceptics like me, these results are all “negative” ones: they describe the absence of a signal, which is however a very informative datum, since it can be turned into a bound on possible models of new physics…..
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Written by physicsgg

May 7, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Posted in High Energy Physics

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