A search is presented for production of a heavy up-type quark (t') together with its antiparticle, assuming subsequent decay to a W boson and a b quark, t't̄'→W+bW-b̄. The search is based on 1.04fb-1 of proton-proton collisions at √s=7TeV collected by the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Data are analyzed in the lepton+jets final state, characterized by a high transverse momentum isolated electron or muon, high missing transverse momentum, and at least three jets. No significant excess of events above the background expectation is observed. A 95% C.L. lower limit of 404GeV is set for the mass of the t' quark. © 2012 CERN.
Aad, G., Abbott, B., Abdallah, J., Abdelalim, A. A., Abdesselam, A., Abdinov, O., … Zwalinski, L. (2012). Search for pair production of a heavy up-type quark decaying to a W boson and a b quark in the lepton+jets channel with the ATLAS detector. Physical Review Letters, 108(26). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.261802