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Search for a light pseudoscalar Higgs boson produced in association with bottom quarks in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV
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A search for a light pseudoscalar Higgs boson (A) produced in association with bottom quarks and decaying into a muon pair is reported. The search uses 19.7 fb−1 of proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV, collected by the CMS experiment. No signal is observed in the dimuon mass range from 25 to 60 GeV. Upper limits on the cross section times branching fraction, σ(pp→bb¯A)ℬ(A), are set.[Figure not available: see fulltext.].