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The Diboson Excess: Experimental Situation and Classification of Explanations; A Les Houches Pre-Proceeding

  title={The Diboson Excess: Experimental Situation and Classification of Explanations; A Les Houches Pre-Proceeding},
  author={Johann Brehmer and G. Brooijmans and Giacomo Cacciapaglia and Adri{\'a}n Carmona and Sekhar Chivukula and Antonio Delgado and Florian Goertz and Joanne L. Hewett and Andrey Katz and Joachim Kopp and Kenneth D. Lane and Adam Martin and Kirtimaan A. Mohan and D. M. Morse and Marco Nardecchia and Jos'e Miguel No and Alexandra Oliveira and C. S. Pollard and Mariano Quir{\'o}s and Thomas G. Rizzo and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Cerver{\'o} Santiago and Veronica Sanz and Elizabeth H. Simmons and Jamie Tattersall},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
We examine the `diboson' excess at $\sim 2$ TeV seen by the LHC experiments in various channels. We provide a comparison of the excess significances as a function of the mass of the tentative resonance and give the signal cross sections needed to explain the excesses. We also present a survey of available theoretical explanations of the resonance, classified in three main approaches. Beyond that, we discuss methods to verify the anomaly, determining the major properties of the various surpluses… Expand

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