Search for a CP -odd light Higgs boson in J/ψ →γA0

(BESIII Collaboration)

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Abstract

Using J/ψ radiative decays from 9.0 billion J/ψ events collected by the BESIII detector, we search for di-muon decays of a CP-odd light Higgs boson (A0), predicted by many new physics models beyond the Standard Model, including the next-to-minimal supersymmetric Standard Model. No evidence for the CP-odd light Higgs production is found, and we set 90% confidence level upper limits on the product branching fraction B(J/ψ→γA0)×B(A0→μ+μ-) in the range of (1.2-778.0)×10-9 for 0.212≤mA0≤3.0 GeV/c2. The new measurement is a 6-7 times improvement over our previous measurement, and is also slightly better than the BABAR measurement in the low-mass region for tanβ=1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number012008
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume105
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022
Externally publishedYes

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