Searches for new physics in photon final states
SSC RF ITEP, Bolshaya Cheremushkinskaya, 25, 117218, Moscow, Russia
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Published online: 28 July 2006
The Run I results on the searches for new physics in photon final states were intriguing. The rare eeγγ≠ET candidate event and the measured event rate for the signature ℓ+γ+≠ET, which was 2.7 sigma above the Standard Model predictions, sparked signature-based searches in the γγ+X and ℓγ+X channels. With more data in Run II we should be able to answer a simple question: was it an anomaly or were the Run I results the first evidence for new physics? We present searches for new physics in photon final states at CDF Run II, Fermilab, with substantially more data and a higher p̄p collision energy, 1.96 TeV, and the upgraded CDF-II detector.
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