Exploiting exotic LHC datasets for long-lived new particle searches

@article{Faham2022ExploitingEL,
  title={Exploiting exotic LHC datasets for long-lived new particle searches},
  author={H. El Faham and Andrea Giammanco and Jan Hajer},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2022}
}
Abstract Motivated by the expectation that new physics may manifest itself in the form of very heavy new particles, most of the operation time of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is devoted to proton-proton (pp) collisions at the highest achievable energies and collision rates. The large collision rates imply tight trigger requirements that include high thresholds on the final-state particles’ transverse momenta pT and an intrinsic background in the form of particle pileup produced by different… 

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