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Eur. Phys. J. C 32, s2.1-s2.17 (2004)
DOI: 10.1140/epjcd/s2003-01-005-5

Production and decay of excited electrons at the LHC

O. Çakir1, C. Leroy2, R. Mehdiyev2, 3 and A. Belyaev4, 5

1  Ankara University, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Physics, 06100, Tandogan, Ankara, Turkey
2  Université de Montréal, Département de Physique, Montréal, H3C 3J7, Canada
3  on leave of absence from Institute of Physics, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, 370143, Baku, Azerbaijan
4  Department of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA.
5  on leave of absence from Skobeltsyn Institute for Nuclear Physics, Moscow State University, 119 899, Moscow, Russian Federation,  

(Received 26 November 2003 / Published online 17 March 2003)


We study single production of excited electrons at the CERN LHC through contact interactions of fermions. Subsequent decays of excited electrons to ordinary electrons and light fermions via gauge and contact interactions are examined. The mass range accessible with the ATLAS detector is obtained.

PACS: 12.60.Rc - 13.85.Rm

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