A search for signatures of extra spatial dimensions in the diphoton invariant-mass spectrum has been performed with the CMS detector at the LHC. No excess of events above the standard model expectation is observed using a data sample collected in proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2: 2 fb(-1). In the context of the large-extra-dimensions model, lower limits are set on the effective Planck scale in the range of 2.3-3.8 TeV at the 95% confidence level. These limits are the most restrictive bounds on virtual-graviton exchange to date. The most restrictive lower limits to date are also set on the mass of the first graviton excitation in the Randall-Sundrum model in the range of 0.86-1.84 TeV, for values of the associated coupling parameter between 0.01 and 0.10. RI Savrin, Victor/D-6213-2012; Petrushanko, Sergey/D-6880-2012; Lokhtin, Igor/D-7004-2012; Kodolova, Olga/D-7158-2012; Dudko, Lev/D-7127-2012; Perfilov, Maxim/E-1064-2012; Belyaev, Andrey/E-1540-2012; Katkov, Igor/E-2627-2012; Boos, Eduard/D-9748-2012; Snigirev, Alexander/D-8912-2012; Tomei, Thiago/E-7091-2012; Focardi, Ettore/E-7376-2012; Raidal, Martti/F-4436-2012; Novaes, Sergio/D-3532-2012; Padula, Sandra /G-3560-2012; Lujan Center, LANL/G-4896-2012; Tinoco Mendes, Andre David/D-4314-2011; Flix, Josep/G-5414-2012; Fruhwirth, Rudolf/H-2529-2012; Chen, Jie/H-6210-2011; Torassa, Ezio/I-1788-2012

Search for Signatures of Extra Dimensions in the Diphoton Mass Spectrum at the Large Hadron Collider

LIGABUE, FRANCO;ROLANDI, LUIGI;
2012

Abstract

A search for signatures of extra spatial dimensions in the diphoton invariant-mass spectrum has been performed with the CMS detector at the LHC. No excess of events above the standard model expectation is observed using a data sample collected in proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2: 2 fb(-1). In the context of the large-extra-dimensions model, lower limits are set on the effective Planck scale in the range of 2.3-3.8 TeV at the 95% confidence level. These limits are the most restrictive bounds on virtual-graviton exchange to date. The most restrictive lower limits to date are also set on the mass of the first graviton excitation in the Randall-Sundrum model in the range of 0.86-1.84 TeV, for values of the associated coupling parameter between 0.01 and 0.10. RI Savrin, Victor/D-6213-2012; Petrushanko, Sergey/D-6880-2012; Lokhtin, Igor/D-7004-2012; Kodolova, Olga/D-7158-2012; Dudko, Lev/D-7127-2012; Perfilov, Maxim/E-1064-2012; Belyaev, Andrey/E-1540-2012; Katkov, Igor/E-2627-2012; Boos, Eduard/D-9748-2012; Snigirev, Alexander/D-8912-2012; Tomei, Thiago/E-7091-2012; Focardi, Ettore/E-7376-2012; Raidal, Martti/F-4436-2012; Novaes, Sergio/D-3532-2012; Padula, Sandra /G-3560-2012; Lujan Center, LANL/G-4896-2012; Tinoco Mendes, Andre David/D-4314-2011; Flix, Josep/G-5414-2012; Fruhwirth, Rudolf/H-2529-2012; Chen, Jie/H-6210-2011; Torassa, Ezio/I-1788-2012
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