PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 397 - The Ninth Annual Conference on Large Hadron Collider Physics (LHCP2021) - BSM - Feebly Interacting Particles
Searches for Anomalous Ionizing Particles, SIMPs, and Monopoles at the LHC
C. Wulz*  on behalf of the ATLAS and CMS Collaborations
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Pre-published on: October 20, 2021
Published on: November 17, 2021
Searches for anomalous ionizing particles, strongly interacting massive particles (SIMPs, $\chi$), and magnetic monopoles by the ATLAS and CMS Collaborations with proton-proton collisions recorded at the Large Hadron Collider at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt s$ = 13~TeV are presented. No evidence for such particles has been found, but
lepton-like multi-charged particles with masses between 50 GeV and 980 to 1220~GeV are excluded for electric charge numbers in the range $2 \leq z \leq 7$.
SIMP masses less than 100~GeV are excluded for a scalar mediator with couplings to quarks and SIMPs $g_q = 1$, $g_\chi = -1$.
An improvement by a factor five of the constraints on the direct production of magnetic monopoles with one or two magnetic Dirac charges and stable objects with $20 \leq z \leq 60$ was achieved with respect to a previous analysis, and the charge range has been extended to $60 \leq z \leq 100$.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.397.0009
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