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Search for leptoquarks and compositeness at CMS

S. Cooper, on behalf of the CMS collaboration

in 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics

Contribution: pdf


Leptoquarks are bosons whose discovery would be a sign of new physics. Fermion compositeness would give rise to excited states of quarks and leptons which would radiatively decay to standard-model fermions. This paper presents searches for leptoquarks and for fermion compositeness, focusing on the recent results obtained using data collected at Run-II of the LHC.