Deciphering the spin of new resonances in Higgsless models

Physical review D: Particles and fields (Impact Factor: 4.86). 10/2008; 79(3). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.79.035009
Source: arXiv

ABSTRACT We study the potential of the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to probe the spin of new massive vector boson resonances predicted by Higgsless models. We consider its production via weak boson fusion which relies only on the coupling between the new resonances and the weak gauge bosons. We show that the LHC will be able to unravel the spin of the particles associated with the partial restoration of unitarity in vector boson scattering for integrated luminosities of 150-560 fb^-1, depending on the new state mass and on the method used in the analyses. Comment: 7 pages, 4 figures. Version published in Physical Review D

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