Searches for doubly-charged Higgs in H++ -> mu+mu+ decays

Doubly charged Higgs bosons appear in left-right symmetric models and in Higgs triplet models. Current searches assume the H++/-- decay branching ratio to like-sign muons to be 100%. Details of the analysis can be found in D0 note 4217.

Muon ID and analysis requirements

dimuon mass spectra
Dimuon mass spectra at various steps of the event selection procedure
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H++ exclusion plot

Confidence level of the signal as a function of the H++ mass,
for the left- and right-handed Higgs bosons
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Contact persons: Avto Kharchilava, John Hobbs