Light stop searches at the LHC in events with two b jets and missing energy

  title={Light stop searches at the LHC in events with two b jets and missing energy},
  author={Sascha Bornhauser and Manuel Drees and S. W. Grab and J. S. Kim},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We propose a new method to discover light top squarks (stops) in the co-annihilation region at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The bino-like neutralino is the lightest supersymmetric particle (LSP) and the lighter stop is the next-to-LSP. Such scenarios can be consistent with electroweak baryogenesis and also with dark matter constraints. We consider the production of two stops in association with two b-quarks, including pure QCD as well as mixed electroweak-QCD contributions. The stops decay… 

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