Search for Dark Matter Produced in Association with a Higgs Boson Decaying to b¯b Using 36 fb−1 of pp Collisions at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS Detector




Aaboud, M.
Albert, Justin
Chiu, Y. H.
Elliot, Alison A.
Fincke-Keeler, J.
Hamano, Kenji
Hill, Ewan Chin
Keeler, Richard
Kowalewski, Robert
Kuwertz, E. S.

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Physical Review Letters


Several extensions of the standard model predict associated production of dark-matter particles with a Higgs boson. Such processes are searched for in final states with missing transverse momentum and a Higgs boson decaying to a b¯b pair with the ATLAS detector using 36.1  fb−1 of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV at the LHC. The observed data are in agreement with the standard model predictions and limits are placed on the associated production of dark-matter particles and a Higgs boson.



Extensions of Higgs sector, Particle dark matter, Weakly interacting massive particles


Aaboud, M.; Aad, G.; Abbott, B.; Abdinov, O.; Abeloos, B.; Abidi, S. H.; … & Zwalinski, L. (2017). Search for dark matter produced in association with a Higgs Boson decaying to b¯b Using 36 fb−1 of pp collisions at √s=13 TeV with the ATLAS detector. Physical Review Letters, 119(18), article 181804. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.181804