Search for Z′ →μ+μ- in the Lμ-Lτ gauge-symmetric model at Belle

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Abstract

We search for a new gauge boson Z′ that couples only to heavy leptons and their corresponding neutrinos in the process e+e-→Z′(→μ+μ-)μ+μ-, using a 643 fb-1 data sample collected by the Belle experiment at or near the ϒ(1S,2S,3S,4S,5S) resonances at the KEKB collider. While previous searches for Z′ performed a data-based estimation of the initial state radiation effect, our search for the Z′ is the first to include effects due to initial state radiation in the signal simulated samples that were used in estimating the detection efficiency. No signal is observed in the Z′ mass range of 0.212-10 GeV/c2, and we set an upper limit on the coupling strength, g′, constraining the possible Z′ contribution to the anomalous magnetic dipole moment of the muon.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012003
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume106
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022 Jul 1

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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