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, 87 (16), 161602

Black Holes at the Large Hadron Collider

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Black Holes at the Large Hadron Collider

S Dimopoulos et al. Phys Rev Lett.

Abstract

If the scale of quantum gravity is near TeV, the CERN Large Hadron Collider will be producing one black hole (BH) about every second. The decays of the BHs into the final states with prompt, hard photons, electrons, or muons provide a clean signature with low background. The correlation between the BH mass and its temperature, deduced from the energy spectrum of the decay products, can test Hawking's evaporation law and determine the number of large new dimensions and the scale of quantum gravity.

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