LHC searches for Dark Matter in compressed mass scenarios: challenges in the forward proton mode

@article{HarlandLang2018LHCSF,
  title={LHC searches for Dark Matter in compressed mass scenarios: challenges in the forward proton mode},
  author={L. Harland-Lang and V. Khoze and M. Ryskin and M. Tasevsky},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2018},
  volume={2019},
  pages={1-26}
}
A bstractWe analyze in detail the LHC prospects at the center-of-mass enery of s$$ \sqrt{s} $$ = 14 TeV for charged electroweakino searches, decaying to leptons, in compressed supersymmetry scenarios, via exclusive photon-initiated pair production. This provides a potentially increased sensitivity in comparison to inclusive channels, where the background is often overwhelming. We pay particular attention to the challenges that such searches would face in the hostile high pile-up environment of… Expand

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