""A search for contact interactions has been performed using dimuon events recorded with the ATLAS detector in proton-proton collisions at root s = 7 TeV. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 42 pb(-1). No significant deviation from the standard model is observed in the dimuon mass spectrum, allowing the following 95% C. L. limits to be set on the energy scale of contact interactions: Lambda > 4: 9 TeV (4.5 TeV) for constructive (destructive) interference in the left-left isoscalar compositeness model. These limits are the most stringent to date for mu mu qq contact interactions.""

Aad, G., Abbott, B., Abdallah, J., Abdelalim, A.a., Abdesselam, A., Abdinov, O., et al. (2011). Search for contact interactions in dimuon events from pp collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, PARTICLES, FIELDS, GRAVITATION, AND COSMOLOGY, 84(1), 1-18 [10.1103/PhysRevD.84.011101].

Search for contact interactions in dimuon events from pp collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector

CERADINI, Filippo;DI MICCO, Biagio;Di Nardo R;Orestano D;PETRUCCI, FABRIZIO;