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1

LHC Higgs Boson searches  

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A summary of the Higgs boson searches by the ATLAS and CMS collabrations using 1 f b-1 of LHC data is presented, concentrating on the Standard Model Higgs boson. Both experiments have the sensitivity to exclude at 95% CL a Standard Model Higgs boson in most of the Higgs boson mass region between about 130 GeV and 400 GeV. The observed data allow the exclusion of a Higgs Boson of mass 155 GeV to 190 GeV and 295 GeV to 450 GeV (ATLAS) and 149 GeV to 206 GeV and 300 GeV to 440 GeV (CMS). The lower limits are not as constraining as might be expected due to an excess in both experiments of order 2-3{\\sigma} which could be related to a low mass Higgs boson or to a statistical fluctuation.

William Murray

2012-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Standard Higgs Boson at Supercolliders  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We review the standard Higgs boson physics and the search for higgs boson at LEP and LHC supercolliders

N. V. Krasnikov; V. A. Matveev

1999-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs boson search at ATLAS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The status of the ATLAS Higgs boson search using about 5 fb^-1 of data recorded in 2011 is summarized. Proceedings from Physics at the LHC 2012 (Vancouver).

Scott Snyder; for the ATLAS Collaboration

2012-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs boson search at ATLAS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The status of the ATLAS Higgs boson search using about 5 fb^-1 of data recorded in 2011 is summarized. Proceedings from Physics at the LHC 2012 (Vancouver).

Snyder, Scott

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for the Higgs Boson  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Searches for this Higgs boson are reaching an exciting time. This proceeding reports the progress on Standard Model Higgs boson searches at the Tevatron and the prospects for Higgs boson searches at the Large Hadron Collider. Also reported are the results of non Standard Model searches and prospects at the Tevatron, Large Hadron Collide and B factories. Included in this result are the first limits on the mass of the Standard Model Higgs boson at high masses beyond the kinematic reach of the Large Electron Positron collider.

M. Herndon; for the Babar; CDF; DØcollaborations

2008-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs Boson Searches at CDF  

SciTech Connect

Results are presented on searches for standard model and non-standard model production of a Higgs boson in pbar-p collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV with the CDF II detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. Using data corresponding to 2-3.6 1/fb of integrated luminosity, searches are performed in a number of different production and decay modes. No excess in data above that expected from backgrounds is observed; therefore, we set upper limits on the production cross section times branching fraction as a function of the Higgs boson mass.

Group, Robert Craig; /Fermilab

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs bosons searches at CDF  

SciTech Connect

Advanced analysis techniques together with increasing data samples are bringing the sensitivity of CDF to the Higgs boson very close to the SM predictions. These improvements translate into more stringent exclusions of parameter space in BSM Higgs sectors and of the SM mass range. The CDF Collaboration has a very active program on Higgs searches that comprises most accessible production mechanisms and decay channels in {bar p}p collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. This contribution will also review the combination of the different channels, data samples and analysis techinques that currently produces one of the most exciting experimental results in our field.

Cuenca Almenar, Cristobal; /UC, Irvine

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The search for a heavy Higgs boson  

SciTech Connect

Theoretical limits on the mass of the Higgs boson from vacuum stability and perturbative unitarity are examined. Search techniques for heavy Higgs bosons, M/sub H/ > 200 GeV, are also reviewed. 8 refs., 5 figs.

Dawson, S.

1989-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the fully leptonic WW decay channel at CMS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the Higgs boson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .the Higgs boson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Search for the Higgs Boson in the WW Decay Channel . . .

LeBourgeois, Matthew; LeBourgeois, Matthew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

10

Higgs boson searches at LEP2  

SciTech Connect

In this talk preliminary results of Higgs boson searches at LEP2 up to centre-of-mass energies of 183 GeV have been summarised. The main topics are searches for the Minimal Standard Model (MSM) Higgs boson and searches for neutral Higgs bosons of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM). No indication for Higgs production has been found. The experiments have published their Higgs search results for {radical}(s)=133 GeV up to {radical}(s)=172 GeV. A preliminary combination of these results yields a mass limit on the Standard Model Higgs boson of 77.5 GeV/c{sup 2} at 95% CL. During the winter conferences 1998 first results of the 1997 data taking at {radical}(s)=183 GeV have been presented. Individual limits of the experiments on the MSM Higgs boson mass are around 85 GeV/c{sup 2}, while benchmark mass limits on the light scalar and the pseudoscalar Higgs bosons within the MSSM are between 70 GeV/c{sup 2} and 75 GeV/c{sup 2}. Other searches cover the charged Higgs boson production and Higgs decays into invisible final states.

Schwickerath, Ulrich [Institut fuer Experimentelle Kernphysik, Engesserstrasse 7, 76128 Karlsruhe (Germany)

1998-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutral Supersymmetric Higgs Boson Searches  

SciTech Connect

In some Supersymmetric extensions of the Standard Model, including the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM), the coupling of Higgs bosons to b-quarks is enhanced. This enhancement makes the associated production of the Higgs with b-quarks an interesting search channel for the Higgs and Supersymmetry at D0. The identification of b-quarks, both online and offline, is essential to this search effort. This thesis describes the author's involvement in the development of both types of b-tagging and in the application of these techniques to the MSSM Higgs search. Work was carried out on the Level-3 trigger b-tagging algorithms. The impact parameter (IP) b-tagger was retuned and the effects of increased instantaneous luminosity on the tagger were studied. An extension of the IP-tagger to use the z-tracking information was developed. A new b-tagger using secondary vertices was developed and commissioned. A tool was developed to allow the use of large multi-run samples for trigger studies involving b-quarks. Offline, a neural network (NN) b-tagger was trained combining the existing offline lifetime based b-tagging tools. The efficiency and fake rate of the NN b-tagger were measured in data and MC. This b-tagger was internally reviewed and certified by the Collaboration and now provides the official b-tagging for all analyses using the Run IIa dataset at D0. A search was performed for neutral MSSM Higgs bosons decaying to a b{bar b} pair and produced in association with one or more b-quarks. Limits are set on the cross-section times the branching ratio for such a process. The limits were interpreted in various MSSM scenarios. This analysis uses the NN b-tagger and was the first to use this tool. The analysis also relies on triggers using the Level-3 IP b-tagging tool described previously. A likelihood discriminant was used to improve the analysis and a neural network was developed to cross-check this technique. The result of the analysis has been submitted to PRL and is comparable to the result from CDF in the same channel which uses approximately twice the integrated luminosity.

Robinson, Stephen Luke; /Imperial Coll., London

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for Higgs Boson(s) at the Upgraded Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We summarize the status of Higgs boson searches at the upgraded Fermilab Tevatron performed by the DO and CDF collaborations. We report on three categories of searches, namely 1) the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson (p\\bar{p} --> H, WH or ZH, with H --> WW* and/or H --> b\\bar{b}), 2) the search for the minimal supersymmetric Higgs boson using p\\bar{p} --> hb\\bar{b} --> b\\bar{b}b\\bar{b} and p\\bar{p} --> hX --> tau tau X, 3) the search for doubly charged Higgs boson.

Gregorio Bernardi; for the CDF; D0 collaborations

2005-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for Higgs boson(s) at the upgraded Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

We summarize the status of Higgs boson searches at the upgraded Fermilab Tevatron performed by the D0 and CDF collaborations. We report on three categories of searches, namely the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson (p{bar p} {yields} H, WH or ZH, with H {yields} WW* and/or H {yields} b{bar b}), the search for the minimal supersymmetric Higgs boson using p{bar p} {yields} hb{bar b} {yields} b{bar b}b{bar b} and p{bar p} {yields} hX {yields} {tau}{tau}X, and the search for doubly charged Higgs boson.

Bernardi, Gregorio; /Paris U., VI-VII /Fermilab

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MSSM Constraints from Higgs Boson Searches  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The LEP era has brought immense progress in searches for Higgs bosons over the last 12 years which will guide searches at future colliders. The evolution of the Higgs boson mass limits are reviewed with the focus on results from general parameter scans in the Minimal Supersymmetric extension of the Standard Model (MSSM) in contrast to the so-called benchmark limits. The hint for a Standard Model (SM) Higgs boson of 115.6 GeV can also be interpreted as a preference for a Higgs boson of that mass in the MSSM. Further small data excesses allow the hypothesis that the neutral Higgs bosons of the MSSM all have masses between 90 and 116 GeV.

Andre Sopczak

2001-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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A Search for Dark Higgs Bosons  

SciTech Connect

Recent astrophysical and terrestrial experiments have motivated the proposal of a dark sector with GeV-scale gauge boson force carriers and new Higgs bosons. We present a search for a dark Higgs boson using 516 fb{sup -1} of data collected with the BABAR detector. We do not observe a significant signal and we set 90% confidence level upper limits on the product of the Standard Model-dark sector mixing angle and the dark sector coupling constant.

Lees, J.P.

2012-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutral Higgs Boson Search at Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We review searches for neutral Higgs Boson performed by the CDF and D0 collaborations using approximately 200 pb$^{-1}$ of the dataset accumulated from $p\\bar p$ collisions at the center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. No signals are found and limits on the Standard Model (SM) Higgs or SM-like Higgs production cross section times branching ratio and couplings of the Higgs boson in MSSM are presented, including the future prospects of discovery Higgs at the end of Run II.

Wei-Ming Yao

2004-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutral Higgs boson search at Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

The authors review searches for neutral Higgs Boson performed by the CDF and D0 collaborations using approximately 200 pb{sup -1} of the dataset accumulated from p{bar p} collisions at the center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. No signals are found and limits on the Standard Model (SM) Higgs or SM-like Higgs production cross section times branching ratio and couplings of the Higgs boson in MSSM are presented, including the future prospects of discovery Higgs at the end of Run II.

Yao, Wei-Ming; /LBL, Berkeley

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CDF Note 10796 Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Production  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CDF Note 10796 Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Production in Association with a W± Boson present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W± boson. This search that at least one jet be identified to originate from a bottom quark. Discrimination between the Higgs boson

Fermilab

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Higgs boson searches at the Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present combined CDF and D0 searches for the Standard Model (SM) and Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM) Higgs boson using up to 6.7 fb$^{-1}$ of integrated luminosity from 1.96 TeV proton-antiproton collisions at the Tevatron. Specialized searches for Higgs bosons produced via gluon fusion, associated boson production, and vector boson fusion, decaying to $b\\bar{b}$, $W^{+}W^{-}$, $\\tau^{+}\\tau^{-}$, and $\\gamma\\gamma$ are combined to produce 95\\% CL upper limits on SM Higgs production as a function of mass. Current Tevatron limits are shown, including a new exclusion for SM Higgs masses between 158 and 175 GeV$/c^2$. We also present prospects for future sensitivity.

Ben Kilminster

2010-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Low-Mass Dark-Sector Higgs Bosons  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent astrophysical and terrestrial experiments have motivated the proposal of a dark sector with GeV-scale gauge boson force carriers and new Higgs bosons. We present a search for a dark Higgs boson using 516??fb[superscript ...

Cowan, Ray Franklin

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MSSM Higgs Boson Searches at LEP  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Final results from the MSSM Higgs boson searches from the LEP experiments ALEPH, DELPHI, L3 and OPAL are presented. The results are statistically combined and the statistical significance for signal and background hypotheses are given. Upper bounds on the production cross sections are set for several Higgs-like topologies. Interpretations for six benchmark scenarios in the MSSM, both for CP-conserving and CP-violating scenarios, are given. Limits on the tan(beta) parameter, and in some scenarios upper limits on the neutral Higgs boson masses are set.

Andre Sopczak

2006-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs Boson Properties and BSM Higgs Boson Searches at LHC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

At the end of 2008, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will come into operation and the two experiments ATLAS and CMS will start taking data from proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of \\sqrt{s}=14 TeV. In preparation for the data taking period, the discovery potential for Higgs bosons beyond the Standard Model has been updated by both experiments and is reviewed here. In addition, the prospects for measuring the properties of a Higgs boson like its mass and width, its CP eigenvalues and its couplings to fermions and gauge bosons are discussed.

Wolfgang F. Mader

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Standard Higgs Boson at Supercolliders N.V.Krasnikov and V.A.Matveev  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We review the standard Higgs boson physics and the search for standard Higgs boson at LEP and LHC supercolliders

unknown authors

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exclusive search for Higgs boson to gamma-gamma decay via vector boson fusion production mechanism.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??We perform an exclusive search for the Higgs boson to gamma-gamma decay via vector boson fusion. We utilize the characteristic features of vector boson fusion,… (more)

Rankin, Dylan Sheldon

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for invisibly decaying Higgs bosons  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the last running years, the four Large Electron Positron collider (LEP) experiments collected a combined luminosity of almost 2.5 fb ?1 at ? s ? 189 GeV. This data was searched for invisibly decaying Higgs bosons produced in association with a Z boson. The channels with electrons, muons and hadrons were investigated. None of the experiments sees hints for the production of such an invisible Higgs boson, thus each of them sets an individual lower limit on the mass at 95 % confidence level. The highest of the four limits is set at 114.1 GeV. The combination of the final results has yet to be done and will increase the reach of the search. PoS(HEP2005)329

André Georg Holzner; André Georg Holzner

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a Z Boson in the Electron-Muon Final State and the Higgs Boson Decaying into Bottom Quarks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vector Boson Reconstruction . . . . . . . . . Higgs Boson4 The Search for the SM Higgs boson in eµb ¯ b final stateing fractions (right) of the SM Higgs boson. . . . . . . . .

Bartek, Rachel A.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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D0 Search for the Higgs Boson in Multijet Events  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present two searches for the Higgs boson in \\sqrt{s} = 1.96 TeV p\\bar{p}collisions using data taken with the \\dz detector during Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider. The first study is a search for neutral Higgs bosons produced in association with bottom quarks. We set upper limits on the production of neutral Higgs bosons in the mass range of 90 to 150 GeV.The second study is a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with the Z boson. We study the p\\bar{p}\\to ZH \\to \

Alex Melnitchouk; for the D0 Collaboration

2006-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a W Boson at CDF Run II.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??We present a search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson in proton-antiproton collisions (pp? ? W±H ? ??bb?) at… (more)

Slaunwhite, Jason M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??We present a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson using data collected with the CDF II detector… (more)

Frank, Martin J., 1983-

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A flavour-independent Higgs boson search collisions at  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A flavour-independent Higgs boson search in e+ e- collisions at s up to 209 GeV The ALEPH+e- HZ is carried out, covering decays of the Higgs boson into any quark pair, a gluon pair or a tau pair from 189 to 209 GeV. A 95% C.L. lower mass limit of 109.1 GeV/c2 is obtained for a Higgs boson cross

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Beyond the Standard Model Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The search for the Higgs boson is one of the main goals in High Energy Physics and one of the highest priorities at Run II of the Tevatron. There are many alternative Higgs boson models beyond the SM, including Supersymmetry (SUSY) and Fermiophobic Higgs bosons, which can actively be probed at the Tevatron, and in the absence of an excess constrained. The latest limits for several SUSY searches are presented in Section 2 and for the Fermiophobic Higgs boson searches in Section 3. More information on all these searches, along with the latest results, can be found on the CDF and D0 public results webpages. Results are presented for beyond the Standard Model Higgs boson searches using up to 4.2 fb{sup -1} of data from Run II at the Tevatron. No significant excess is observed in any of the channels so 95% confidence level limits are presented.

Scanlon, Tim

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standard Model Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Updated Standard Model Higgs boson search results from the Tevatron experiments are presented. We focus on the updated CDF MET+bb result, where a significant shift in observed limits is explained. For the Tevatron combinations, upper limits at 95% credibility level and best-fit values for the Higgs boson cross section times branching ratio are presented. We also place constraints on the Higgs couplings to fermions and electroweak vector bosons. All results are consistent with the existence of a Standard Model Higgs boson with a mass of 125 GeV/c2, and with the Standard-Model predictions associated with that assumption.

Knoepfel, Kyle J

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron, PIC 2012  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The search for the Higgs boson, both in the context of the standard model and extensions to it, has been a key focus during Run II of the Tevatron. I report on the status of these searches, which are highlighted by evidence at the 3 standard deviation level for the SM Higgs in its $b\\bar{b}$ decay mode, the strongest direct evidence to date for fermionic couplings of the Higgs boson.

Varnes, E W

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tevatron searches for Higgs bosons beyond the standard model  

SciTech Connect

Theoretical frameworks beyond the standard model predict a rich Higgs sector with multiple charged and neutral Higgs bosons. Both the CDF II and D0 experiments at the Tevatron have analyzed 1 fb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96TeV in search of Higgs boson production. A complete suite of results on searches for neutral, charged, and fermiophobic Higgs bosons limit the allowed production rates and constrain extended models, including the minimal supersymmetric standard model.

Nielsen, Jason; /UC, Santa Cruz

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for MSSM Higgs bosons at ATLAS and CMS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Minimal Supersymmetric extension of the Standard Model (MSSM) predicts the existence of three neutral and two charged Higgs bosons. Searches for these MSSM Higgs bosons are presented, based on proton-proton collisions recorded in 2011 and 2012 by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at the LHC. The neutral Higgs bosons are searched through their decays into pairs of oppositely charged tau leptons. The exclusion limits at 95% confidence level are shown as a function of the $m_A$ and $\\tan\\beta$ parameters. The search for the charged Higgs bosons is based on their production through the decays of top quarks in the $t\\bar{t}$ process, $t \\to bH^+$. The Higgs bosons subsequently decay predominantly into a tau lepton and a neutrino. Upper limits are set on the branching fraction $B(t \\to bH^+)$, combining the final states with leptonic and hadronic tau decay modes.

Stan Lai

2013-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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The ALEPH Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search has been performed for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the data collected with the ALEPH detector in 2000. An excess of 3 sigma above the background expectation is found. The observed excess is consistent with the production of the Higgs boson with a mass close to 114 GeV/c2.

J. A. Kennedy

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Concerning the searches for Higgs bosons  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The great successes achieved by the Standard Model(SM) lead us to believe the existence of the Higgs particle. On the other hand, there are many evidences indicate that some unknown dark matter particle must exist in our universe. To identify the Higgs boson as the dark matter particle is difficult in the present SM, the challenge is: the Higgs particle is unstable while the dark matter particle is stable. A solution of this problem is proposed in this paper. We will describe a model in which almost all the predictions made by the present SM remain unchanged but leave two neutral stable Higgs particles, which may be the dark matter particle. Some possible experimental tests of Higgs particle are also suggested in this paper.

Xian-Qiao Yu

2010-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Higgs bosons produced in association with b quarks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for neutral Higgs bosons ? decaying into bb? , produced in association with b quarks in pp? collisions. This process could be observable in supersymmetric models with high values of tan??. The event ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

39

Search for Neutral MSSM Higgs Bosons at LEP  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The four LEP collaborations, ALEPH, DELPHI, L3 and OPAL, have searched for the neutral Higgs bosons which are predicted by the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM). The data of the four collaborations are statistically combined and examined for their consistency with the background hypothesis and with a possible Higgs boson signal. The combined LEP data show no significant excess of events which would indicate the production of Higgs bosons. The search results are used to set upper bounds on the cross-sections of various Higgs-like event topologies. The results are interpreted within the MSSM in a number of "benchmark" models, including CP-conserving and CP-violating scenarios. These interpretations lead in all cases to large exclusions in the MSSM parameter space. Absolute limits are set on the parameter tanb and, in some scenarios, on the masses of neutral Higgs bosons.

ALEPH; DELPHI; L3; OPAL Collaborations. The LEP Working Group "for Higgs Boson Searches"

2006-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs Boson in the Vector Boson Fusion Channel at the ATLAS Detector.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The search for the Higgs boson has been a cornerstone of the physics program at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva Switzerland. The ATLAS experiment… (more)

Ouellette, Eric Alexandre

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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D0 search for the Higgs boson in multijet events  

SciTech Connect

We present two searches for the Higgs boson in {radical}s = 1.96 TeV p{bar p} collisions using data taken with the D0 detector during Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider. The first study is a search for neutral Higgs bosons produced in association with bottom quarks. The cross sections for these processes are enhanced in many extensions of the standard model (SM), such as in its minimal supersymmetric extension at large tan {beta}. The results of our analysis agree with expectations from the SM, and we use our measurements to set upper limits on the production of neutral Higgs bosons in the mass range of 90 to 150 GeV. The second study is a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with the Z boson.We study the p{bar p} {yields} ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}b{bar b} channel, which is one of the most sensitive ways to search for light Higgs bosons at the Tevatron. We select multijet events with large imbalance in transverse momentum and two b-tagged jets. Then we search for a peak in invariant mass distribution of two b-tagged jets. After subtracting the backgrounds, we set the 95% C.L. upper limits on the {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}) x BR(H {yields} b{bar b}) for Higgs masses between 105 and 135 GeV.

Melnitchouk, Alex; /Mississippi U.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs Boson Search at e + e ? and Photon Linear Colliders ?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The various search modes for the Higgs bosons of the Standard Model (SM) and its Minimal Supersymmetric Extension (MSSM) at the International Linear Collider (ILC) will be summarized briefly. In particular, as a unique discovery mode the production of heavy neutral MSSM Higgs bosons for medium values of tan? in photon collisions will be presented. Furthermore, ? + ? ? fusion into MSSM Higgs bosons in the photon mode will be shown to give access to the mixing parameter tan ? with a precision of better than 10 % for large values of this parameter. PACS numbers: 12.15.-y, 12.60.-i 1.

M. M. Mühlleitner

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson at LEP  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The four LEP collaborations, ALEPH, DELPHI, L3 and OPAL, have collected a total of 2461 pb-1 of e+e- collision data at centre-of-mass energies between 189 and 209 GeV. The data are used to search for the Standard Model Higgs boson. The search results of the four collaborations are combined and examined in a likelihood test for their consistency with two hypotheses: the background hypothesis and the signal plus background hypothesis. The corresponding confidences have been computed as functions of the hypothetical Higgs boson mass. A lower bound of 114.4 GeV/c2 is established, at the 95% confidence level, on the mass of the Standard Model Higgs boson. The LEP data are also used to set upper bounds on the HZZ coupling for various assumptions concerning the decay of the Higgs boson.

G. Abbiendi

2003-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Prospects for the Higgs Boson Searches with CMS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An overview on the prospects for Higgs Boson searches with the CMS detector is presented. Projections have been made to estimate the potential to a possible discovery or exclusion of the Higgs Boson during the run at a center of mass energy of 7 TeV at the LHC, with a recorded integrated luminosity of approximately 1 fb-1, conditions expected by the end of 2011

Matteo Sani

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for Low Mass Higgs Boson at the Tevatron  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present the result of the searches for a low mass Standard Model Higgs boson performed at the Tevatron p{bar p} collider ({radical}s = 1.96 TeV) by the CDF and D0 experiments with an integrated luminosity of up to 8.5 fb{sup -1}. Individual searches are discussed and classified according to their sensitivity. Primary channels rely on the associate production with a vector boson (WH or ZH) and the H {yields} b{bar b} decay channel (favored for M{sub H} {approx}Higgs boson models.

Sforza, Federico; Collaboration, for the CDF; Collaboration, for the D0

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Status of Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

Over the last years the Tevatron Run-II has extended several limits on Higgs boson masses and coupling which were pioneered during the LEP accelerator operation between 1989 and 2000. Higgs boson searches will also be at the forefront of research at the LHC. This review concisely discusses the experimental constraints set by the CDF and D0 collaborations in winter 2008/2009 at the beginning of the LHC era. Model-independent and model-dependent limits on Higgs boson masses and couplings have been set and interpretations are discussed both in the Standard Model and in extended models. Recently, for the first time the Tevatron excludes a SM Higgs boson mass range (160-170 GeV) beyond the LEP limit at 95% CL. The experimental sensitivities are estimated for the completion of the Tevatron program.

Sopczak, Andre; /Lancaster U.

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs boson in the H ZZ() 4 decay channel with  

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Search for the Higgs boson in the H ZZ() 4 decay channel with the ATLAS experiment PhD Research of alternative theories. The Standard Model Higgs boson The observation of the Higgs boson is a crucial goal to the particles[1]. Limits on the Higgs boson have been settled by ATLAS with the 2011 statistics[2], combining

Roma "La Sapienza", Università di

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying to two W bosons at CMS  

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In this thesis, we search for the production of the Standard Model Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider, through its decay mode to two W bosons, which each in turn decay into a charged lepton and a neutrino. The Higgs ...

Xie, Si, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a Z Boson in the Electron-Muon Final State and the Higgs Boson Decaying into Bottom Quarks  

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Vector Boson Reconstruction . . . . . . . . . Higgs Bosoning fractions (right) of the SM Higgs boson. . . . . . . . .Higgs boson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Bartek, Rachel A.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CDF Note 10625 Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in +  

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CDF Note 10625 Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in + - + jets final state with 8.3fb-1 a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in + - + jets final state, using CDF Run II data with an integrated luminosity of 8.3 fb-1 . The Signal considered in this search is four Higgs boson production

Fermilab

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Combination of searches for the Higgs boson using the full CDF data set T. Aaltonen,21  

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Combination of searches for the Higgs boson using the full CDF data set T. Aaltonen,21 S. Amerio,40 Higgs boson using the full CDF Run II data set, which corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 9 or Z boson or a t¯t pair. Depending on the production mode, Higgs boson decays to W+ W- , ZZ, b

Fermilab

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Exclusive search for Higgs boson to gamma-gamma decay via vector boson fusion production mechanism  

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We perform an exclusive search for the Higgs boson to gamma-gamma decay via vector boson fusion. We utilize the characteristic features of vector boson fusion, such as the di-jet [Delta][eta] and mass, as well as the ...

Rankin, Dylan Sheldon

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson at LEP  

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The combined results of the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson from the four LEP experiments are given. These results are based on the full data sample collected by ALEPH, DELPHI, L3 and OPAL at centre-of-mass energies up to 209GeV, corresponding to a total integrated luminosity of about 2.5fb-1. A slight excess of events over the background expectation is found at the 2sigma level, originating mainly from the ALEPH 4-jet channel. This excess is compatible with what expected for the production of a SM Higgs boson with a mass of 115.6GeV/c2. A combined 95% confidence level lower limit of 114.1GeV/c2 on the mass of the Standard Model Higgs boson is derived.

F. Cerutti

2002-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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High Mass Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron  

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We present results from CDF and D0 on direct searches for high mass standard model (SM) Higgs boson (H) in ppbar collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron at \\sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV. Compared to previous Higgs boson Tevatron combinations, more data and new channels (H -> W+W- -> lnujj, H -> WW -> l+tau + X and trilepton final states) have been added. Most previously used channels have been reanalyzed to gain sensitivity. Analyzing 5.9 fb^-1 of data at CDF, and 5.4-6.7 fb^-1 at D0, the combination excludes with 95% C.L. a standard model Higgs boson in the mass range of m_H = 158-175 GeV/c2.

Bjoern Penning

2010-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for higgs boson diphoton decay with CMS at LHC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have carried out a detailed study of the inclusive search for the Higgs boson in diphoton decay channel with CMS detector at LHC. The analysis is based on full Monte Carlo simulation. Though for the moment we have only simulated data to work with, ...

Harvey Newman

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for Beyond SM Higgs Boson at the Tevatron  

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In the following, the authors describe preliminary results of searches for non-SM higgs bosons at the CDF and D0 experiments. Both experiments use data obtained in p{bar p} collisions at the Tevatron at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV.

Safonov, A.; /Texas A-M

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vol. 37 (2006) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 4 HIGGS BOSON SEARCH AT e+  

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Vol. 37 (2006) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 4 HIGGS BOSON SEARCH AT e+ e- AND PHOTON LINEAR COLLIDERS (Received March 17, 2006) The various search modes for the Higgs bosons of the Standard Model (SM) and its briefly. In particular, as a unique discovery mode the production of heavy neutral MSSM Higgs bosons

Magiera, Andrzej

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Vol. 38 (2007) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 3 MSSM HIGGS BOSON SEARCHES AT LEP  

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Vol. 38 (2007) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 3 MSSM HIGGS BOSON SEARCHES AT LEP Vanina Ruhlmann, 2006) The final results of LEP on the searches for neutral Higgs bosons of the minimal supersymmetric an important role in the phenomenology of the Higgs bosons. In e+e- collisions, the dominant production

Magiera, Andrzej

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CDF/PUB/EXOTIC/PUBLIC/10737 Search for a Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying Into Photons  

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CDF/PUB/EXOTIC/PUBLIC/10737 Search for a Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying Into Photons at CDF) A search for the SM Higgs boson in the diphoton decay channel is reported using data corre- sponding are set on the production cross section times the H branching fraction for hypothetical Higgs boson

Fermilab

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in Associated Production with W Boson at the Tevatron.  

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??A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in proton-antiproton collisions with center-of-mass energy 1.96 TeV at the Tevatron is presented in this dissertation. The… (more)

Xu, Chun

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson at CMS  

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We searched for the standard model Higgs boson in many different channels using approximately 5 fb-1 of 7 TeV pp collisions data collected with the CMS detector at LHC. Combining the results of the different searches we exclude at 95% confidence level a standard model Higgs boson with mass between 127.5 and 600 GeV. The expected 95% confidence level exclusion if the Higgs boson is not present is from 114.5 and 543 GeV. The observed exclusion is weaker than expected at low mass because of some excess that is observed below about 128 GeV. The most significant excess is found at 125 GeV with a local significance of 2.8 sigma. It has a global significance of 0.8 sigma when evaluated in the full search range and of 2.1 sigma when evaluated in the range 110-145 GeV. The excess is consistent both with background fluctuation and a standard model Higgs boson with mass of about 125 GeV, and more data are needed to investigate its origin.

Marco Pieri; for the CMS Collaboration

2012-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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A Search for Neutral Supersymmetric Higgs Bosons at D0  

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A search for Higgs bosons in multijet data from the D0 detector is reported in this thesis. The Higgs boson is the only remaining undiscovered particle in the Standard Model of particle physics, and plays an integral role in this model. It is known that this model is not a complete description of fundamental physics (it does not describe gravity, for example), and so searches for physics beyond the Standard Model are an important part of particle physics. One extension of the Standard Model, the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM), predicts the existence of five Higgs bosons, two of which can show an enhanced coupling to bottom quarks. For this reason, a search in the bbb (multijet) channel is a sensitive test of Higgs boson physics. The analysis described in this thesis was conducted over 6.6 fb{sup -1} of data. At the time of writing, the best limits on tan {beta} (a key parameter of the MSSM) in the multijet channel were set by D0. The new analysis described in this thesis included more data than the previous analysis in the channel, and made use of a new trigger and event-based analysis method. An improved Multivariate Analysis technique was used to separate signal and background events and produce a final discriminant for the limit setting process. These changes increased the expected sensitivity of this measurement by roughly 50% more than would be expected from the increase in the size of data sample alone.

Osman, Nicolas Ahmed; /Imperial Coll., London

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson at CDF  

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson in proton-antiproton collisions (pp? ?W[superscript ±]H???bb? ) at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The search employs ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

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Search for Low Mass Higgs Boson at the Tevatron  

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We present the current status of searches for a low mass Standard Model Higgs boson (M_H below ~ 135 GeV/c^2) using data collected from ppbar collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron collider at \\sqrt{s}= 1.96 TeV. A summary of the latest results from the CDF and D0 collaborations is reported in this paper, focusing in particular on ongoing efforts to increase overall search sensitivity through improvements to the analysis methods.

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for BSM and Higgs boson at LHC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article reviews the recent results from the two energy frontier experiments, ATLAS and CMS at the large hadron collider (LHC), using the data collected during 2011 corresponding up to 4.9 fb{sup -1} integrated luminosity of {radical}(s) = 7TeV proton proton collisions. The recent results of searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson, and searches for beyond Standard Model physics based on supersymmetry and other new exotic models are presented.

Jinnouchi, O. [Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science and Engineering (Japan); Collaboration: ATLAS Collaboration; CMS Collaboration

2012-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Inclusive Higgs Boson Searches in Four-Lepton Final States at the LHC  

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The inclusive search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in four-lepton final states with the ATLAS and CMS detectors at the LHC pp collider is presented. The discussion focusses on the H-> ZZ^(*)->4l+X decay mode for a Higgs boson in the mass range 120 ~Higgs boson properties is also given.

Evelyne Delmeire

2007-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in associated production with w boson at the Tevatron  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in proton-antiproton collisions with center-of-mass energy 1.96 TeV at the Tevatron is presented in this dissertation. The process of interest is the associated production of W boson and Higgs boson, with the W boson decaying leptonically and the Higgs boson decaying into a pair of bottom quarks. The dataset in the analysis is accumulated by the D0 detector from April 2002 to April 2008 and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.7 fb{sup -1}. The events are reconstructed and selected following the criteria of an isolated lepton, missing transverse energy and two jets. The D0 Neural Network b-jet identification algorithm is further used to discriminate b jets from light jets. A multivariate analysis combining Matrix Element and Neural Network methods is explored to improve the Higgs boson signal significance. No evidence of the Higgs boson is observed in this analysis. In consequence, an observed (expected) limit on the ratio of {sigma} (p{bar p} {yields} WH) x Br (H {yields} b{bar b}) to the Standard Model prediction is set to be 6.7 (6.4) at 95% C.L. for the Higgs boson with a mass of 115 GeV.

Chun, Xu; /Michigan U.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for a Higgs Boson Decaying to Two W Bosons at CDF  

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We present a search for a Higgs boson decaying to two W bosons in pp? collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV center-of-mass energy. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3.0??fb-1 collected with the CDF II detector. ...

Makhoul, K.

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An Inclusive Search for the Higgs Boson in the Four Lepton Final State The Higgs boson is the last undiscovered particle of the Standard Model of Particle Physics (SM).  

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An Inclusive Search for the Higgs Boson in the Four Lepton Final State The Higgs boson is the last undiscovered particle of the Standard Model of Particle Physics (SM). A search for SM Higgs boson decays transverse energy. Our search is optimized for Higgs boson decays to Z-boson pairs but is sensitive, due

Fermilab

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the $WH \\to \\ell \  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have searched for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the WH {yields} lvbb channel in 1.96 TeV pp collisions at CDF. This search is based on the data collected by March 2009, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.3 fb-1. The W H channel is one of the most promising channels for the Higgs boson search at Tevatron in the low Higgs boson mass region.

Nagai, Yoshikazu; /Tsukuba U.

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Backgrounds To Higgs Boson Searches from Asymmetric Internal Conversion  

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A class of potential backgrounds for Higgs boson searches in the W W to di-lepton channel at both the Tevatron and Large Hadron Collider is presented. Backgrounds from W photon production with external conversion of the on-shell photon in detector material to an asymmetric electron-positron pair, with loss of the trailing electron or positron has been treated adequately in Higgs searches. Here we consider analogous backgrounds from the production of a W with an off-shell photon and with the internal conversion of the off-shell photon in vacuum to an asymmetric lepton-anti-lepton pair. While the former process yields almost entirely electrons or positrons, the latter can give electron, positron, muon, and anti-muon backgrounds in roughly equal amounts. We estimate that asymmetric internal conversion backgrounds are comparable to the Higgs boson signal in the standard signal region of phase space. These processes also represent potential backgrounds for new physics searches in same-sign di-lepton channels. Some data driven methods to characterize asymmetric internal conversion backgrounds are suggested.

Richard C. Gray; Can Kilic; Michael Park; Sunil Somalwar; Scott Thomas

2011-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs Boson in the ZH ? vvbb? Channel at CDF Run II.  

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??This analysis focuses on a low mass Higgs boson search with 1.7 fb-1 of data. The focus is on Higgs events in which it is… (more)

Parks, Brandon Scott

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Search for Heavy Neutral MSSM Higgs Bosons with CMS: Reach and Higgs-Mass Precision  

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The search for MSSM Higgs bosons will be an important goal at the LHC. We analyze the search reach of the CMS experiment for the heavy neutral MSSM Higgs bosons with an integrated luminosity of 30 or 60 fb^-1. This is done by combining the latest results for the CMS experimental sensitivities based on full simulation studies with state-of-the-art theoretical predictions of MSSM Higgs-boson properties. The results are interpreted in MSSM benchmark scenarios in terms of the parameters tan_beta and the Higgs-boson mass scale, M_A. We study the dependence of the 5 sigma discovery contours in the M_A-tan_beta plane on variations of the other supersymmetric parameters. The largest effects arise from a change in the higgsino mass parameter mu, which enters both via higher-order radiative corrections and via the kinematics of Higgs decays into supersymmetric particles. While the variation of $\\mu$ can shift the prospective discovery reach (and correspondingly the ``LHC wedge'' region) by about Delta tan_beta = 10, we find that the discovery reach is rather stable with respect to the impact of other supersymmetric parameters. Within the discovery region we analyze the accuracy with which the masses of the heavy neutral Higgs bosons can be determined. We find that an accuracy of 1-4% should be achievable, which could make it possible in favourable regions of the MSSM parameter space to experimentally resolve the signals of the two heavy MSSM Higgs bosons at the LHC.

S. Gennai; S. Heinemeyer; A. Kalinowski; R. Kinnunen; S. Lethi; A. Nikitenko; G. Weiglein

2007-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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A Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a $W$ Boson  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson using data collected with the CDF II detector from p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. The search is performed in the WH {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b} channel. The two quarks usually fragment into two jets, but sometimes a third jet can be produced via gluon radiation, so we have increased the standard two-jet sample by including events that contain three jets. We reconstruct the Higgs boson using two or three jets depending on the kinematics of the event. We find an improvement in our search sensitivity using the larger sample together with this multijet reconstruction technique. Our data show no evidence of a Higgs boson, so we set 95% confidence level upper limits on the WH production rate. We set limits between 3.36 and 28.7 times the standard model prediction for Higgs boson masses ranging from 100 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Frank, Martin Johannes; /Baylor U.

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

75

Search for Heavy Neutral MSSM Higgs Bosons with CMS: Reach and Higgs-Mass Precision  

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The search for MSSM Higgs bosons will be an important goal at the LHC. We analyze the search reach of the CMS experiment for the heavy neutral MSSM Higgs bosons with an integrated luminosity of 30 or 60 fb^-1. This is done by combining the latest results for the CMS experimental sensitivities based on full simulation studies with state-of-the-art theoretical predictions of MSSM Higgs-boson properties. The results are interpreted in MSSM benchmark scenarios in terms of the parameters tan_beta and the Higgs-boson mass scale, M_A. We study the dependence of the 5 sigma discovery contours in the M_A-tan_beta plane on variations of the other supersymmetric parameters. The largest effects arise from a change in the higgsino mass parameter mu, which enters both via higher-order radiative corrections and via the kinematics of Higgs decays into supersymmetric particles. While the variation of $\\mu$ can shift the prospective discovery reach (and correspondingly the ``LHC wedge'' region) by about Delta tan_beta = 10, we...

Gennai, S; Kalinowski, A; Kinnunen, R; Lethi, S; Nikitenko, A; Weiglein, G

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

Searches for the standard model Higgs boson at the CDF experiment  

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The understanding of the dynamics behind the breaking of the electroweak symmetry is one of the most important goals in the field of high energy physics. In the Standard Model (SM) Higgs mechanism plays a key role in the symmetry breaking, one manifestation of which is spin-0 Higgs boson. Thus the search for the Higgs boson is one of the flag-ship analyses at the Tevatron. Over the past few years the CDF experiment has made significant improvements in its sensitivity on the search for the SM Higgs boson. In this paper we summarize CDF's most recent results on the searches for the SM Higgs boson production at the Tevatron using data samples of integrated luminosities up to 3 fb{sup -1}. We also present the Tevatron's latest combined results on the SM Higgs boson search, and discuss the possibility that it could be found at the Tevatron in the near future.

Wang, Song-ming; /Taiwan, Inst. Phys.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

77

Search for low-mass Higgs and dark bosons at BaBar  

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I present BaBar latest results for the direct search of a light CP-odd Higgs boson using radiative decays of the Y(nS) (n=1,2,3) resonances in different final states. I also present the results for the search of a hidden sector gauge and Higgs bosons using the full BaBar datasample.

Oberhof, Benjamin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

78

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Lepton + Missing Transverse Energy + Jets Final State in ATLAS  

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A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson has been performed in the H \\rightarrow WW \\rightarrow l{\

Mark S. Neubauer; for the ATLAS Collaboration

2011-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

79

Combined search for the Higgs boson with the D0 experiment  

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We perform a combination of searches for standard model Higgs boson production in $p\\bar{p}$ collisions recorded by the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider at a center of mass energy of $\\sqrt{s}=1.96$ TeV. The different production and decay channels have been analyzed separately, with integrated luminosities of up to 9.7 fb$^{-1}$ and for Higgs boson masses $90\\leq M_H \\leq 200$ GeV. We combine these final states to achieve optimal sensitivity to the production of the Higgs boson. We also interpret the combination in terms of models with a fourth generation of fermions, and models with suppressed Higgs boson couplings to fermions. The result excludes a standard model Higgs boson at 95% C.L. in the ranges $90 Higgs boson of mass 125 GeV.

D0 Collaboration

2013-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Charged-Higgs-boson search via heavy-top-quark decay at Fermilab Tevatron collider energy  

SciTech Connect

Assuming a top-quark mass of about 150 GeV we analyze the prospects for a charged-Higgs-boson search in top-quark decay at the Fermilab Tevatron upgrade. Universality predicts the relative size of the top decay signal via {ital W} boson in different decay channels, and an observable excess over this prediction can be used as a signature for charged-Higgs-boson production. In the charged-Higgs-boson--fermion coupling scheme suggested by minimal supersymmetry and E{sub 6} string-inspired models one expects to see an observable signal up to a charged-Higgs-boson mass of 100 GeV throughout the allowed range of the coupling parameter tan{beta}. The absence of such a signal would give an unambiguous charged-Higgs-boson mass limit of 100 GeV. This is not possible however in the alternative coupling schemes of two-Higgs-doublet models.

Godbole, R.M. (Department of Physics, University of Bombay, Bombay 400098 (India)); Roy, D.P. (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Bombay 400005 (India))

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches for the higgs boson at the Tevatron collider  

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The D0 and CDF experiments at the Tevatron have sought the Higgs boson in data collected till 1996, and have set limits to its existence. After a major upgrade of both detectors and substantial improvements of the acceleration complex, the two experiments have restarted collecting physics quality data in early 2002. It is expected that a Standard Model Higgs boson with mass lower than 180 GeV will be either discovered or ruled out with five years of running.

T. Dorigo

2002-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

82

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a Z Boson in the Electron-Muon Final State and the Higgs Boson Decaying into Bottom Quarks  

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and Data Acquisition 4 The Search for the SM Higgs boson inSymmetry Breaking . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 Searches for and48] CMS Collaboration, Search for the standard model higgs

Bartek, Rachel A.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

Search for the Higgs boson in its decay into tau leptons at CMS  

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A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the H --> rr channel is presented. The search is performed on proton collision data collected by the Compact Muon Solenoid at the Large Hadron Collider. The data corresponds ...

Chan, Matthew Hans

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Search for a Higgs Boson Decaying to Two W Bosons at CDF  

SciTech Connect

We present a search for a Higgs boson decaying to two W bosons in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV center-of-mass energy. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3.0 fb{sup -1} collected with the CDF II detector. We find no evidence for production of a Higgs boson with mass between 110 and 200 GeV/c{sup 2}, and determine upper limits on the production cross section. For the mass of 160 GeV/c{sup 2}, where the analysis is most sensitive, the observed (expected) limit is 0.7 pb (0.9 pb) at 95% Bayesian credibility level which is 1.7 (2.2) times the standard model cross section.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, J.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Albrow, Michael G.; /Fermilab; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /CSIC, Catalunya; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, Dante E.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, Alberto; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab /Purdue U.

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Higgs Bosons Predicted in Two-Higgs-Doublet Models via Decays to Tau Lepton Pairs in 1.96 TeV pp[over-bar] Collisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the results of a search for Higgs bosons predicted in two-Higgs-doublet models, in the case

Bauer, Gerry P.

86

Search for the standard model Higgs boson in tau lepton pair final states  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson in final states with an electron or muon and a hadronically decaying tau lepton in association with zero, one, or two or more jets using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of up to 7.3 fb{sup -1} collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. The analysis is sensitive to Higgs boson production via gluon gluon fusion, associated vector boson production, and vector boson fusion, and to Higgs boson decays to tau lepton pairs or W boson pairs. Observed (expected) limits are set on the ratio of 95% C.L. upper limits on the cross section times branching ratio, relative to those predicted by the Standard Model, of 14 (22) at a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV and 7.7 (6.8) at 165 GeV.

Abazov, V.M.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

87

Search for the Higgs boson in lepton, tau and jets final states  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson in final states with an electron or muon and a hadronically decaying tau lepton in association with two or more jets using 9.7 fb^{-1} of Run II Fermilab Tevatron Collider data collected with the D0 detector. The analysis is sensitive to Higgs boson production via gluon fusion, associated vector boson production, and vector boson fusion, followed by the Higgs boson decay to tau lepton pairs or to W boson pairs. The ratios of 95% C.L. upper limits on the cross section times branching ratio to those predicted by the standard model are obtained for orthogonal subsamples that are enriched in either H -> tau tau decays or H -> WW decays, and for the combination of these subsample limits. The observed and expected limit ratios for the combined subsamples at a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV are 11.3 and 9.0 respectively.

D0 Collaboration

2012-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

88

Search for Higgs Bosons in SUSY cascade decays and neutralino dark matter.  

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The minimal supersymmetric extension of the standard model (MSSM) is a well-motivated theoretical framework, which contains an extended Higgs sector, including a light Higgs with standard model-like properties in most of the parameter space. Because of the large QCD background, searches for such a Higgs, decaying into a pair of bottom quarks, are very challenging at the LHC. It has been long realized that the situation may be ameliorated by searching for Higgs bosons in supersymmetric decay chains. Moreover, it has been recently suggested that the b{bar b} decay channel may be observed in standard production channels by selecting boosted Higgs bosons, which may be easily identified from the QCD background. Such boosted Higgs bosons are frequent in the MSSM, since they are produced from decays of heavy colored supersymmetric particles. Previous works have emphasized the possibility of observing boosted Higgs bosons in the light Higgsino region. In this work, we study the same question in the regions of parameter space consistent with a neutralino dark matter relic density, analyzing its dependence on the nonstandard Higgs boson, slepton, and squark masses, as well as on the condition of gaugino mass unification. In general, we conclude that, provided sleptons are heavier than the second lightest neutralinos, the presence of boosted Higgs is a common MSSM feature, implying excellent prospects for observation of the light MSSM Higgs boson in the near future.

Gori, S.; Schwaller, P.; Wagner, C. E. M. (High Energy Physics); (Univ. of Chicago); (Northwestern Univ.); (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago)

2011-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for a Light Higgs Boson at BaBar  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We search for evidence of a light Higgs boson (A{sup 0}) in the radiative decays of the narrow {Upsilon}(3S) resonance: {Upsilon}(3S) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}, where A{sup 0} {yields} invisible or A{sup 0} {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}. Such an object appears in extensions of the Standard Model, where a light CP-odd Higgs boson naturally couples strongly to b-quarks. We find no evidence for such processes in a sample of 122 x 106 {Upsilon}(3S) decays collected by the BABAR collaboration at the PEP-II B-factory, and set 90% C.L. upper limits on the product of the branching fractions {Beta}({Upsilon}(3S) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}) x {Beta}(A{sup 0} {yields} invisible) at (0.7-31) x 10{sup -6} in the mass range mA{sup 0} {le} 7.8 GeV, and on the product {Beta}({Upsilon}(3S) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}) x {Beta}(A{sup 0} {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}) at (0.25-5.2) x 10{sup -6} in the mass range 0.212 {le} mA{sup 0} {le} 9.3GeV. We also set a limit on the dimuon branching fraction of the recently discovered {eta}{sub b} meson {Beta}({eta}{sub b} {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}) < 0.8% at 90% C.L. The results are preliminary.

Banerjee, Swagato; /Victoria U.

2011-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

90

Search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson using a neural network discriminant at CDF  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson in proton-antiproton collisions (pp??W[superscript ±]H???bb?) at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The search employs data ...

Xie, Si

91

HIGGS BOSONS: THEORY AND SEARCHES Updated May 2010 by G. Bernardi (LPNHE, CNRS/IN2P3,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

­ 1­ HIGGS BOSONS: THEORY AND SEARCHES Updated May 2010 by G. Bernardi (LPNHE, CNRS/IN2P3, U becomes the Higgs boson - a new fundamental scalar particle. The masses of all fermions are also interactions. If the Higgs boson mass mH is below 180 GeV, all fields remain weakly interacting up

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CDF note 10582 Search for SM Higgs boson production in association with tt using no lepton final state  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CDF note 10582 Search for SM Higgs boson production in association with t¯t using no lepton final is that t¯t decay all hadronic mode (all t decay into bqq ). In both cases we consider that the Higgs boson discriminant variable from different neural network to discriminate the Higgs boson signal from remained

Fermilab

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The search for Higgs boson production in the fourjet channel at 192 < # s < 202 GeV with the  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The search for Higgs boson production in the four­jet channel at 192 for neutral Higgs boson production in e + e - collisions using data collected by the ALEPH detector at the LEP with four hadronic jets. No evidence of Higgs boson production is found. In the context of the Standard

Glasgow, University of

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Search for MSSM Higgs Bosons in Tau Final States with the D0 Detector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The cross-section times branching ratio of the Higgs boson decaying to {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -} final state in the Standard Model (SM) is too small to play any role in the SM Higgs boson searches. This, however, is different in the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM), which predicts two Higgs doublets leading to five Higgs bosons: a pair of charged Higgs boson (H{sup {+-}}); two neutral CP-even Higgs bosons (h,H) and a CP-odd Higgs boson (A). A search for the production of neutral Higgs bosons decaying into {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -} final states in p{bar p} collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV is presented in this thesis. One of the two {tau} leptons is required to decay into a muon while the other decays hadronically. The integrated luminosity is L = 1.0-5.36 fb{sup -1}, collected by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider from 2002 to 2009 in the Run II.

Yang, Wan-Ching; /Manchester U.

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Search for neutral Higgs bosons in events with multiple bottom quarks at the Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The combination of searches performed by the CDF and D0 collaborations at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider for neutral Higgs bosons produced in association with b quarks is reported. The data, corresponding to 2.6??fb[superscript ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

96

Search for the Higgs Boson in the ZH ? ?^+??bb? Channel at CDF Using Novel Multivariate Techniques.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??We present a search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson using the process ZH ? ?+??bb?. We use a dataset corresponding to 9.2/fb-1 of integrated… (more)

Pilot, Justin Robert

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

The Search for the Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a...  

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The Search for the Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a Top Quark Pair November 26, 2013 3:00PM to 4:00PM Presenter Kevin Lannon, University of Notre Dame Location Building...

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the fully leptonic WW decay channel at CMS.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying to W?W? is presented. Data is taken from pp collisions with center of mass energy sqrt(s)… (more)

LeBourgeois, Matthew

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson in H to WW Channel at CDF  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for standard model Higgs boson to WW(*) production in dilepton plus missing transverse energy final states in data collected by the CDF II detector corresponding to 4.8/fb of integrated luminosity. To maximize sensitivity, the multivariate discriminants used to separate signal from background in the opposite-sign dilepton event sample are independently optimized for final states with zero, one, or two or more identified jets. All significant Higgs boson production modes (gluon fusion, associated production with either a W or Z boson, and vector boson fusion) are considered in determining potential signal contributions. We also incorporate a separate analysis of the same-sign dilepton event sample which potentially contains additional signal events originating from associated Higgs boson production mechanisms. Cross section limits relative to the combined SM predictions are presented for a range of Higgs boson mass hypotheses between 110 and 200 GeV/c^2.

J. Pursley; for the CDF Collaboration

2009-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

100

Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson in H ---> WW Channel at CDF  

SciTech Connect

We present a search for standard model (SM) Higgs boson to WW{sup (*)} production in dilepton plus missing transverse energy final states in data collected by the CDF II detector corresponding to 4.8 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity. To maximize sensitivity, the multivariate discriminants used to separate signal from background in the opposite-sign dilepton event sample are independently optimized for final states with zero, one, or two or more identified jets. All significant Higgs boson production modes (gluon fusion, associated production with either a W or Z boson, and vector boson fusion) are considered in determining potential signal contributions. We also incorporate a separate analysis of the same-sign dilepton event sample which potentially contains additional signal events originating from associated Higgs boson production mechanisms. Cross section limits relative to the combined SM predictions are presented for a range of Higgs boson mass hypotheses between 110 and 200 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Pursley, J.; /Wisconsin U., Madison

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Searches for a high mass Standard Model Higgs boson at the Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Higgs boson searches are commonly considered one of the main objectives of particle physics nowadays. The latest results obtained by the CDF and D0 collaborations are presented here when searching for Higgs boson decaying into a W-boson pair, currently the most sensitive channel for masses greater than 130 GeV. The presented results are based on an integrated luminosity that ranges from 3.0 to 4.2 fb^-1. No significant excess over expected background is observed and the 95% CL limits are set for a Standard Model (SM) Higgs boson for different mass hypotheses ranging from 100 GeV to 200 GeV. The combination of CDF and D0 results is also presented, which exclude for the first time a SM Higgs boson in the 160 < mH < 170 GeV mass range.

S. Pagan Griso

2009-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

102

A search for the Higgs Boson in H -> ZZ -> 4l mode  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for a Higgs boson in the decay channel ${\\rm H} \\rightarrow {\\rm ZZ}^{(*)}$ with each Z boson decaying to an electron or muon pair is presented using pp collisions from the LHC at $\\sqrt s$ = 7 TeV. The data analyzed correspond to an integrated luminosity of $1.13 \\pm 0.07$ fb$^{-1}$ recorded by the CMS detector in 2010 and 2011. The search covers Higgs boson mass ($m_{\\rm H}$) hypotheses of $110 Higgs boson with standard model-like decays exclude cross sections from about one to two times the expected standard model cross section for masses in the range $180 Higgs boson with a mass in the range 138 -162 $\\GeVcc$ and 178-502 $\\GeVcc$ is excluded at 95% CL.

Mario Pelliccioni for the CMS Collaboration

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

103

Higgs boson hunting  

SciTech Connect

This is the summary report of the Higgs Boson Working Group. We discuss a variety of search techniques for a Higgs boson which is lighter than the Z. The processes K /yields/ /pi/H, /eta//prime/ /yields/ /eta/H,/Upsilon/ /yields/ H/gamma/ and e/sup +/e/sup /minus// /yields/ ZH are examined with particular attention paid to theoretical uncertainties in the calculations. We also briefly examine new features of Higgs phenomenology in a model which contains Higgs triplets as well as the usual doublet of scalar fields. 33 refs., 6 figs., 1 tab.

Dawson, S.; Haber, H.E.; Rindani, S.D.

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Search for the standard model and a fermiophobic Higgs boson in diphoton final states  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson and a fermiophobic Higgs boson in the diphoton final states based on 8.2 fb-1 of ppbar collisions collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. No excess of data above background predictions is observed and upper limits at the 95% C.L. on the cross section multiplied by the branching fraction are set which are the most restrictive to date. A fermiophobic Higgs boson with a mass below 112.9 GeV is excluded at the 95% C.L.

,

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

A Search for Higgs Boson in $H \\rightarrow W^{+}W^{-}$  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for the Higgs boson decaying to $W^+W^-$ has been performed on $1.1\\:$fb$^{-1}$ of pp collision data at $\\sqrt{s}=7\\:$TeV collected with the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector in 2011. No significant excess above Standard Model background expectation is observed, and upper limits on Higgs boson cross section production are derived, excluding the presence of a Higgs boson with mass in the range of $[150, 193]\\:$GeV$/c^{2}$ at 95% confidence level.

Sung, Kevin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

A Search for Higgs Boson in $H\\rightarrow W^+W^-$  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for the Higgs boson decaying to $W^+W^-$ has been performed on $1.1\\:$fb$^{-1}$ of pp collision data at $\\sqrt{s}=7\\:$TeV collected with the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector in 2011. No significant excess above Standard Model background expectation is observed, and upper limits on Higgs boson cross section production are derived, excluding the presence of a Higgs boson with mass in the range of $[150, 193]\\:$GeV$/c^{2}$ at 95% confidence level.

Kevin Sung; for the CMS Collaboration

2011-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

107

Search for a Fermiophobic and Standard Model Higgs Boson in Diphoton Final States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson and a fermiophobic Higgs boson in the diphoton final states based on 8.2 fb{sup -1} of pp collisions at {radical}(s)=1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. No excess of data above background predictions is observed and upper limits at the 95% C.L. on the cross section multiplied by the branching fraction are set which are the most restrictive to date. A fermiophobic Higgs boson with a mass below 112.9 GeV is excluded at the 95% C.L.

Abazov, V. M.; Alexeev, G. D.; Golovanov, G.; Kharzheev, Y. N.; Malyshev, V. L.; Tokmenin, V. V.; Vertogradov, L. S.; Yatsunenko, Y. A. [Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna (Russian Federation); Abbott, B.; Gutierrez, P.; Jayasinghe, A.; Severini, H.; Skubic, P.; Strauss, M.; Svoisky, P. [University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73019 (United States); Acharya, B. S.; Banerjee, S.; Mondal, N. K. [Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (India); Adams, M.; Bazterra, V. [University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607 (United States)

2011-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

108

Higgs Boson Search at e+e- and Photon Linear Colliders  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The various search modes for the Higgs bosons of the Standard Model (SM) and its Minimal Supersymmetric Extension (MSSM) at the International Linear Collider (ILC) will be summarized briefly. In particular, as a unique discovery mode the production of heavy neutral MSSM Higgs bosons for medium values of $\\tan\\beta$ in photon collisions will be presented. Furthermore, $\\tau^+\\tau^-$ fusion into MSSM Higgs bosons in the photon mode will be shown to give access to the mixing parameter $\\tan\\beta$ with a precision of better than 10% for large values of this parameter.

M. M. Muhlleitner

2005-12-19T23:59:59.000Z

109

Search for the standard model and a fermiophobic Higgs boson in diphoton final states  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson and a fermiophobic Higgs boson in the diphoton final states based on 8.2 fb-1 of ppbar collisions collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. No excess of data above background predictions is observed and upper limits at the 95% C.L. on the cross section multiplied by the branching fraction are set which are the most restrictive to date. A fermiophobic Higgs boson with a mass below 112.9 GeV is excluded at the 95% C.L.

D0 Collaboration

2011-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

110

Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Production in Association with a W Boson at CDF  

SciTech Connect

We present a search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson in proton-antiproton collisions (p{bar p} {yields} W{sup {+-}}H {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b}) at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The search employs data collected with the CDF II detector which correspond to an integrated luminosity of approximately 1 fb{sup -1}. We select events consistent with a signature of a single lepton (e{sup {+-}}/{mu}{sup {+-}}), missing transverse energy, and two jets. Jets corresponding to bottom quarks are identified with a secondary vertex tagging method and a neural network filter technique. The observed number of events and the dijet mass distributions are consistent with the standard model background expectations, and we set 95% confidence level upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio ranging from 3.9 to 1.3 pb for Higgs boson masses from 110 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2}, respectively.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, J.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Albrow, M.G.; /Fermilab; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Cantabria U., Santander; Amerio, S.; /Padua U.; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Searches for Higgs Bosons beyond the Standard Model at the Tevatron Collider  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The rapidly increasing integrated luminosity collected by the CDF and D0 detectors at the Tevatron Collider has resulted in a wealth of new results from searches for Higgs bosons in the extensions of the Standard Model. Tighter limits are set on the parameters governing the Higgs sector in these models.

F. Filthaut

2008-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

112

Searches and Prospects for the Standard Model Higgs boson at the Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We summarize the status of SM Higgs boson searches at the Fermilab Tevatron performed by the CDF and D{\\O}collaborations, with an emphasis on measurements at large Higgs mass, and derive sensitivity prospects for the upcoming increase in integrated luminosity.

Gregorio Bernardi; CDF Collaboration; D0 Collaboration

2006-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

113

Search for the Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson at CDF Run II  

SciTech Connect

We present a search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson in proton-antiproton collisions (p{bar p} {yields} W{sup {+-}}H {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b}) at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. WH candidate events have a signature of a single lepton (E{sup {+-}}/{mu}{sup {+-}}), missing transverse energy, and two jets. The search looks for candidate events in approximately 2.7 fb{sup -1} of data recorded with the CDF II detector. The high-p{sub T} lepton (e,{mu}) in the events provides a distinct signature for triggering and most of the events in the dataset come from high-p{sub t} lepton triggers. Our analysis improves on prior searches by including events recorded on the E{sub T} + 2 Jets trigger with a lepton reconstructed as an isolated high-p{sub T} charged particle. We increase the sample purity by identifying ('tagging') long-lived b-hadrons in jets. A neural network combines distinguishing kinematic information into a function optimized for WH sensitivity. The neural network output distributions are consistent with the standard model background expectations and we set limits upper limits on the rate of Higgs production. We set 95% confidence level upper limits on the WH production cross section times branching ratio for Higgs masses from 100 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2} and express our results as a ratio of the experimental limit to the theoretical Standard Model production rate. Our limits range from 3.6 (4.3 expected) to 61.1 (43.2 expected) for Higgs masses from 100 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2}, respectively.

Slaunwhite, Jason Michael; /Ohio State U.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Searches for high-mass standard model Higgs boson at the Tevatron  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson at a center-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV, using up to 5.4 fb{sup -1} of data collected with the CDF and D0 detectors at the Fermilab Tevatron collider in the mass range around 160 GeV/c{sup 2} are presented. As no significant excess is observed, limits on standard-model Higgs boson production are set.

Bernhard, Ralf; /Freiburg U.

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

A Search for a Light Charged Higgs Boson Decaying to cs at ?s = 7 TeV.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A search for a light charged Higgs boson decaying into cs is presented using data recorded in pp collisions at ?s = 7 TeV. The… (more)

Martyniuk, Alex Christopher

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Search for a Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson in p anti-p collisions  

SciTech Connect

We describe a search for the standard model Higgs boson with a mass of 105 GeV/c{sup 2} to 145 GeV/c{sup 2} in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of approximately 450 pb{sup -1} collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron p{bar p} collider at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The Higgs boson is required to be produced in association with a Z boson, and the Z boson is required to decay to either electrons or muons with the Higgs boson decaying to a b{bar b} pair. The data are well described by the expected background, leading to 95% confidence level cross section upper limits {sigma}p{bar p} {yields} ZH x B(H {yields} b{bar b}) in the range of 3.1 pb to 4.4 pb.

Abazov, V.M.; /Dubna, JINR; Abbott, B.; /Oklahoma U.; Abolins, M.; /Michigan State U.; Acharya, B.S.; /Tata Inst.; Adams, M.; /Illinois U., Chicago; Adams, T.; /Florida State U.; Aguilo, E.; /Alberta U.; Ahn, S.H.; /Korea U., KODEL; Ahsan, M.; /Kansas State U.; Alexeev, G.D.; /Dubna, JINR; Alkhazov, G.; /St. Petersburg, INP /Northeastern U.

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Search for Higgs boson production in association with b quarks at CMS in pp collisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for neutral Higgs bosons produced in association with b-quark(s) and decaying into a pair of b-quarks is performed with the CMS detector at LHC. The Higgs boson signal is expected to emerge as an excess in the mass spectrum of two b-tagged jets. Dedicated triggers with on-line b-tagging in fully hadronic events were developed specifically for this kind of analysis. Limits on the cross section times branching fractions are derived model independently. The result was interpreted in the Minimal Supersymmetric Model (MSSM). Upper limits at $tan\\beta$ are derived as a function of MA, the mass of the Higgs boson A. In the analysis presented here data taken in 2011 at 7 TeV are used corresponding to a total luminosity of $ L = 2.7 - 4.0 fb^{-1} $ for low and medium Higgs boson masses, respectively.

Igor Marfin

2013-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

118

International Journal of Modern Physics Letters A Vol. 20 (2005) Higgs Boson Searches at Hadron Colliders  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The investigation of the dynamics responsible for electroweak symmetry breaking is one of the prime tasks of experiments at present and future colliders. Experiments at the Tevatron pp Collider and at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) must be able to discover a Standard Model Higgs boson over the full mass range as well as Higgs bosons in extended models. In this review, the discovery potential for the Standard Model Higgs boson and for Higgs bosons in the Minimal Supersymmetric extension is summarized. Emphasis is put on those studies which have been performed recently within the experimental collaborations using a realistic simulation of the detector performance. This includes a discussion of the search for Higgs bosons using the vector boson fusion mode at the LHC, a discussion on the measurement of Higgs boson parameters as well as a detailed review of the MSSM sector for different benchmark scenarios. The Tevatron part of the review also contains a discussion of first physics results from data taken in the ongoing Run II. 1

Volker Büscher; Karl Jakobs

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Search strategies for Higgs Bosons at high energy e/sup +/e/sup /minus// colliders  

SciTech Connect

We have used detailed Monte Carlo simulations to study search strategies for Higgs bosons at high energy e/sup +/e/sup /minus// colliders. We extend an earlier study of the minimal single-Higgs-doublet model at a center-of-mass energy of 1 TeV to examine the effects of b-quark tagging and jet counting. It is found that these techniques can increase the signal-to-noise ratio substantially in the mass range around the W mass. In addition, we have studied this model at a center-of-mass energy of 400 GeV and found that an e/sup +/e/sup /minus// collider in this region would be sensitive to a Higgs boson with mass up to twice the Z/degree/ mass. We have also considered a nonminimal two-doublet model for the Higgs sector by extending a study of charged Higgs boson searches to include a mass very close to the mass of the W/sup +-/. We demonstrate that techniques which include b-quark tagging can be utilized to extract a significant signal. In addition, we have examined the prospects for detecting nonminimal neutral Higgs bosons at 1 TeV. We conclude that it would be possible to detect the CP-even and CP-odd neutral Higgs bosons when they are pair-produced in e/sup +/e/sup /minus// annihilation over a limited mass range. However, in some scenarios of supersymmetry, the charged Higgs boson constitutes a significant background to the CP-odd and the more massive CP-even neutral Higgs boson. 16 refs., 13 figs., 2 tabs.

Alexander, J.; Burke, D.L.; Jung, C.K.; Komamiya, S.; Burchat, P.R.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Search for the Higgs boson in the all-hadronic final state using the CDF II detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We report on a search for the production of the Higgs boson decaying to two bottom quarks accompanied by two additional quarks. The data sample used corresponds to an integrated luminosity of approximately 4\\,\\invfb\\, of \\ppbar\\, collisions at $\\sqrt{s}=1.96$\\,TeV recorded by the CDF II experiment. This search includes twice the integrated luminosity of the previous published result, uses analysis techniques to distinguish jets originating from light flavor quarks and those from gluon radiation, and adds sensitivity to a Higgs boson produced by vector boson fusion. We find no evidence of the Higgs boson and place limits on the Higgs boson production cross section for Higgs boson masses between 100\\,\\gevcc\\, and 150\\,\\gevcc\\, at the 95% confidence level. For a Higgs boson mass of 120\\,\\gevcc\\, the observed (expected) limit is 10.5\\,(20.0) times the predicted Standard Model cross section.

CDF Collaboration

2011-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Searches at the Tevatron for a Low Mass Standard Model Higgs Boson  

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We report on searches for the standard model Higgs boson with the CDF and D0 detectors using up to 2.7 fb$^{-1}$ of $\\sqrt s=$ 1.96 TeV proton anti-proton collisions at Fermilab's Tevatron. We focus on analyses that are sensitive to low mass Higgs production with $m_HHiggs boson production, and set upper limits on cross section times branching ratio. Several analyses improvements have increased the sensitivity to a Higgs signal faster than what is expected from increasing datasets alone.

Bernd Stelzer

2008-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

122

MSSM Higgs boson searches at the Tevatron and the LHC: Impact of different benchmark scenarios  

SciTech Connect

The Higgs boson search has shifted from LEP2 to the Tevatron and will subsequently move to the LHC. The current limits from the Tevatron and the prospective sensitivities at the LHC are often interpreted in specific MSSM scenarios. For heavy Higgs boson production and subsequent decay into b{bar b} or {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -}, the present Tevatron data allow to set limits in the M{sub A}-tan {beta} plane for small M{sub A} and large tan {beta} values. Similar channels have been explored for the LHC, where the discovery reach extends to higher values of M{sub A} and smaller tan {beta}. Searches for MSSM charged Higgs bosons, produced in top decays or in association with top quarks, have also been investigated at the Tevatron and the LHC. We analyze the current Tevatron limits and prospective LHC sensitivities. We discuss how robust they are with respect to variations of the other MSSM parameters and possible improvements of the theoretical predictions for Higgs boson production and decay. It is shown that the inclusion of supersymmetric radiative corrections to the production cross sections and decay widths leads to important modifications of the present limits on the MSSM parameter space. The impact on the region where only the lightest MSSM Higgs boson can be detected at the LHC is also analyzed. We propose to extend the existing benchmark scenarios by including additional values of the higgsino mass parameter {mu}. This affects only slightly the search channels for a SM-like Higgs boson, while having a major impact on the searches for non-standard MSSM Higgs bosons.

Carena, Marcela S.; /Fermilab; Heinemeyer, S.; /CERN; Wagner, C.E.M.; /Argonne /Chicago U., EFI; Weiglein, G.; /Durham U., IPPP

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Higgs Searches  

SciTech Connect

We present the status and prospects of Higgs searches at the Tevatron and the LHC. Results from the Tevatron are using up to 5 fb{sup -} of data collected with the CDF and D0 detectors. The major contributing processes include associated production (WH {yields} l{nu}bb, ZH {yields} {nu}{nu}bb, ZH {yields} llbb) and gluon fusion (gg {yields} H {yields} WW{sup (*)}). Improvements across the full mass range resulting from the larger data sets, improved analyses techniques and increased signal acceptance are discussed. Recent results exclude the SM Higgs boson in a mass range of 160 < m{sub H} < 170 GeV. Searches for the neutral MSSM Higgs boson in the region 90 < m{sub A} < 200 GeV exclude tan {beta} values down to 30 for several benchmark scenarios.

Peters, Krisztian

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Suggestions for benchmark scenarios for MSSM Higgs Boson searches at hadron colliders.  

SciTech Connect

The Higgs boson search has shifted from LEP2 to the Tevatron and will subsequently move to the LHC. Due to the different initial states, the Higgs production and decay channels relevant for Higgs boson searches were different at LEP2 to what they are at hadron colliders. They suggest new benchmark scenarios for the MSSM Higgs boson search at hadron colliders that exemplify the phenomenology of different parts of the MSSM parameter space. Besides the m{sub h}{sup max} scenario and the no-mixing scenario used in the LEP2 Higgs boson searches, they propose two new scenarios. In one the main production channel at the LHC, gg {yields} h, is suppressed. In the other, important Higgs decay channels at the Tevatron and at the LCH, h {yields} b{bar b} and h {yields} {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -}, are suppressed. All scenarios evade the LEP2 constraints for nearly the whole M{sub A}-tan {beta}-plane.

Carena, M.; Heinemeyer, S.; Wagner, C.E.M.; Weiglein, G.

2002-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

125

Testing Minimal Universal Extra Dimensions Using Higgs Boson Searches at the LHC  

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Large Hadron Collider (LHC) searches for the SM Higgs boson provide a powerful limit on models involving Universal Extra Dimensions (UED) where the Higgs production is enhanced. We have evaluated all one-loop diagrams for Higgs production from gluon fusion and decay to two photons within "minimal" UED (mUED), independently confirming previous results, and we have evaluated enhancement factors for Higgs boson production and decay over the mUED parameter space. Using these we have derived limits on the parameter space, combining data from both ATLAS and CMS collaborations for the most recent 7 TeV and 8 TeV LHC data. We have performed a rigorous statistical combination of several Higgs boson search channels which is important because mUED signatures from the Higgs boson are not universally enhanced. We have found that 1/R 1000 GeV) around m_h = 118 GeV are left. The latter is likely to be excluded as more data becomes available whereas the region around 125 GeV is where the recently discovered Higgs-like particle was observed and therefore where the exclusion limit is weaker. It is worth stressing that mUED predicts an enhancement for all channels for Higgs production by gluon fusion and decay while the vector boson fusion process WW/ZZ -> h -> AA is generically suppressed and WW/ZZ -> h -> WW*/ZZ* is standard. Therefore, as more 8 TeV LHC data becomes available, the information on individual Higgs boson production and decay processes provided by the CMS and ATLAS experiments can be effectively used to favour mUED or exclude it further.

Genevieve Belanger; Alexander Belyaev; Matthew Brown; Mitsuru Kakizaki; Alexander Pukhov

2012-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

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A Search for the Higgs Boson in the $ZH$ Dilepton Decay Channel at CDF II  

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This dissertation describes a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson produced in association with the Z boson via Higgs-strahlung at the CDF II detector at the Tevatron. At a Higgs boson mass between 100 GeV/c{sup 2} and 135 GeV/c{sup 2}, the primary Higgs decay mode is to a pair of b quarks. The associated Z boson can decay to a pair of electrons or muons, allowing detection of a final event signature of two visible leptons and two b quarks. This final state allows reduction of large QCD backgrounds compared to a hadronic Z boson decay, leading to a more sensitive search. To increase sensitivity, standard model matrix element probabilities for ZH signal and the dominant backgrounds are used as components to a likelihood fit in signal fraction. In 2.7 fb{sup -1} of CDF II data, we see no evidence of production of a Higgs boson with a mass between 100 GeV c{sup 2} and 150 GeV/c{sup 2}. Using the Feldman-Cousins technique to set a limit, at 95% coverage and a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2}, the median expected limit was 12.1 x {sigma}{sub SM} and a limit of 8.2 x {sigma}{sub SM} was observed, where {sigma}{sub SM} is the NNLO theoretical cross section of p{bar p} {yields}ZH {yields} l +l -b{bar b} at {radical}s=1.96 TeV . Cross section limits are computed at a range of Higgs boson mass values between 100 GeV/c {sup 2} and 150 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Shekhar, Ravi; /Duke U.

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Evidence for a Particle Produced in Association with Weak Bosons and Decaying to a Bottom-Antibottom Quark Pair in Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron  

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We combine searches by the CDF and D0 Collaborations for the associated production of a Higgs boson with a W or Z boson and subsequent decay of the Higgs boson to a bottom-antibottom quark pair. The data, originating from ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

128

Search for Charged Higgs Boson Decays of the Top Quark Using Hadronic tau Decays  

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We present the result of a search for charged Higgs boson decays of the top quark, produced in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV. When the charged Higgs boson is heavy and decays to a {tau} lepton, which subsequently decays hadronically, the resulting events have a unique signature: large missing transverse energy and the low-charged-multiplicity {tau}. Data collected in 1992 and 1993 at the Collider Detector at Fermilab, corresponding to 18.7 {+-} 0.7 pb{sup -1}, exclude new regions of combined top quark and charged Higgs boson mass, in extensions to the standard model with two Higgs doublets.

Abe, F.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Results on the search for the standard model Higgs boson at CMS  

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A summary of the results from searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the CMS experiment at LHC with data collected from proton-proton collisions at {radical}(s) = 7TeV is presented. The Higgs boson is searched in a multiplicity of decay channels using data samples corresponding to integrated luminosities in the range 4.6 - 4.8 fb{sup -1}. The investigated mass range is 110 - 600 GeV. Results are reported for each channel as well as for their combination.

Fabozzi, Francesco [INFN Sezione di Napoli, Complesso Univ. di Monte S. Angelo Via Cintia - 80126 Napoli (Italy) and Universita della Basilicata, Viale dell'Ateneo Lucano 10 - 85100 Potenza (Italy); Collaboration: CMS Collaboration

2012-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

130

Ph.D. Research Project Search of the Higgs boson in the two photon final state  

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the `Higgs boson particle' (fondly known as `the Higgs'), for that, it is hoped, will explain why things have role in that it gives mass to every elementary particle, including the Higgs boson itself the Higgs boson we cannot explain the large difference in mass between different fundamental particles

Roma "La Sapienza", Università di

131

FERMILAB-CONF-09-675-E Search for a Low Mass Standard Model Higgs Boson  

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of the Higgs boson and hence to distinguish a CP-even H boson from CP-odd A 0 in the future high energy of a neutral CP-even Higgs boson in the physical spectrum. Among the possible extensions of the SM, the Minimal; 2 opportunities to measure the parity of the Higgs boson states. The inves- tigation

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

132

Standard Model Higgs boson searches with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider  

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The investigation of the mechanism responsible for electroweak symmetry breaking is one of the most important tasks of the scientific program of the Large Hadron Collider. The experimental results on the search of the Standard Model Higgs boson with 1 to 2 fb^-1 of proton proton collision data at sqrt s=7 TeV recorded by the ATLAS detector are presented and discussed. No significant excess of events is found with respect to the expectations from Standard Model processes, and the production of a Higgs boson is excluded at 95% Confidence Level for the mass regions 144-232, 256-282 and 296-466 GeV.

Aleandro Nisati; for the ATLAS Collaboration

2011-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

133

Search for the Higgs Boson in the ZH->vvbb Channel at CDF Run II  

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This analysis focuses on a low mass Higgs boson search with 1.7 fb{sup -1} of data. The focus is on Higgs events in which it is produced in association with a W or Z boson. Such events are expected to leave a distinct signature of large missing transverse energy for either a Z {yields} {nu}{nu} decay or a leptonic W decay in which the lepton goes undetected, as well as jets with taggable secondary vertices from the H {yields} b{bar B} decay. Utilizing a new track based technique for removing QCD multi-jet processes as well as a neural network discriminant, an expected limit of 8.3 times the Standard Model prediction at the 95% CL for a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2} is calculated, with an observed limit of 8.0*SM.

Parks, Brandon Scott; /Ohio State U.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Search for the standard model and a fermiophobic Higgs boson in diphoton final states  

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson and a fermiophobic Higgs boson in the diphoton final states based on 8.2 fb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. No excess of data above background predictions is observed and upper limits at the 95% C.L. on the cross section multiplied by the branching fraction are set which are the most restrictive to date. A fermiophobic Higgs boson with a mass below 112.9 GeV is excluded at the 95% C.L.

Abazov, V.M.; /Dubna, JINR; Abbott, B.; /Oklahoma U.; Acharya, B.S.; /Tata Inst.; Adams, M.; /Illinois U., Chicago; Adams, T.; /Florida State U.; Alexeev, G.D.; /Dubna, JINR; Alkhazov, G.; /St. Petersburg, INP; Alton, A.; /Augustana Coll., Sioux Falls /Michigan U.; Alverson, G.; /Northeastern U.; Alves, G.A.; /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF; Aoki, M.; /Fermilab /Louisiana Tech. U.

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

A Search For the Higgs Boson in CMS in the Two Photon Decay Channel  

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We report on a search for SM Higgs Boson in the two photon decay mode conducted by the CMS experiment with the data accumulated during the 2010 & 2011 running of the LHC at center of mass collision energy of 7 TeV.

Palmer, Christopher

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

A Search For the Higgs Boson in CMS in the Two Photon Decay Channel  

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We report on a search for SM Higgs Boson in the two photon decay mode conducted by the CMS experiment with the data accumulated during the 2010 & 2011 running of the LHC at center of mass collision energy of 7 TeV.

Christopher Palmer

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

137

Search for Hadronic Decays of a Light Higgs Boson in the Radiative Decay ???A?  

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We search for hadronic decays of a light Higgs boson (A?) produced in radiative decays of an ?(2S) or ?(3S) meson, ???A?. The data have been recorded by the BABAR experiment at the ?(3S) and ?(2S) center-of-mass energies ...

Cowan, Ray Franklin

138

Novel inclusive search for the Higgs boson in the four-lepton final state at CDF  

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An inclusive search for the standard model Higgs boson using the four-lepton final state in proton-antiproton collisions produced by the Tevatron at ?s=1.96??TeV is conducted. The data are recorded by the CDF II detector ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

139

Combination of tevatron searches for the standard model Higgs Boson for observing antiferromagnetism and superfluidity  

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We combine searches by the CDF and D0 Collaborations for a Higgs boson decaying to W[superscript +]W[superscript -]. The data correspond to an integrated total luminosity of 4.8 (CDF) and 5.4 (D0) fb[superscript -1] of pp? ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

140

Search for the Associated Production of the Standard-Model Higgs Boson in the All-Hadronic Channel  

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We report on a search for the standard-model Higgs boson in pp? collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV using an integrated luminosity of 2.0??fb[superscript -1]. We look for production of the Higgs boson decaying to a pair of bottom ...

Makhoul, K.

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Highlights of the MCTP Symposium on Higgs Boson Physics  

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Highlights of the MCTP Symposium on Higgs Boson Physics MCTP Higgs Symposium webpage: http Sharma #12;Pursuing the Higgs Boson in 2010--2011 · Present Experimental Limits on the Higgs Boson---status of the Tevatron search · Prospects for the Tevatron in 2010--2011 · The LHC Higgs boson search at s=7 TeV with 1

California at Santa Cruz, University of

142

Search for the neutral MSSM Higgs bosons in the ditau decay channels at CDF Run II  

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This thesis presents the results on a search for the neutral MSSM Higgs bosons decaying to tau pairs, with least one of these taus decays leptonically. The search was performed with a sample of 1.8 fb{sup -1} of proton-antiproton collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV provided by the Tevatron and collected by CDF Run II. No significant excess over the Standard Model prediction was found and a 95% confidence level exclusion limit have been set on the cross section times branching ratio as a function of the Higgs boson mass. This limit has been translated into the MSSM Higgs sector parameter plane, tan{beta} vs. M{sub A}, for the four different benchmark scenarios.

Cuenca Almenar, Cristobal; /Valencia U., IFIC

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Higgs searches at CMS  

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Results are summarized from searches for the standard model Higgs boson in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 and 8 TeV in the CMS experiment at the LHC. The measurements of mass, cross section, and properties of the narrow resonance recently observed are presented. The searches beyond standard model Higgs boson, in the CMS experiment at the LHC, are highlighted.

Roberto Salerno; for the CMS Collaboration

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

144

Higgs boson searches in CP-conserving and CP-violating ... - Springer  

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Higgs boson and the pair production of either CP-even bo- son together with the ... nal states where a CP-even Higgs boson is produced with neutrinos or ...

145

HEP Fugitive - Higgs Boson  

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FOR DISCOVERY The Higgs Graphic of a plaid H Graphic made in 2001 Aliases: Higgs, Higgs Boson, H0, h0 DESCRIPTION Mass: at least 114 GeV ? Spin: Zero Charge: Netural Particle...

146

Search for the Higgs Boson in the process H ZZ ll produced  

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for the Higgs boson, extra dimensions and particles that could make up dark matter. The experiment creates so

147

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a Z Boson in the Electron-Muon Final State and the Higgs Boson Decaying into Bottom Quarks.  

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??A search for the standard model Higgs boson is presented in the associated production channel Z(??)H(bb) where each tau decays leptonically, one to an electron,… (more)

Bartek, Rachel A.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in final states with $b$ quarks at the Tevatron  

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We present the result of searches for a low mass Standard Model Higgs boson produced in association with a W or a Z boson at a center-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV with the CDF and D0 detectors at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. The search is performed in events containing one or two b tagged jets in association with either two leptons, or one lepton and an imbalance in transverse energy, or simply a large imbalance in transverse energy. Datasets corresponding to up to 8.5 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity are considered in the analyses. These are the most powerful channels in the search for a low mass Higgs boson at the Tevatron. Recent sensitivity improvements are discussed. For a Higgs mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2}, the expected sensitivity for the most sensitive individual analyses reaches 2.3 times the SM prediction at 95% confidence level (C.L.), with all limits below 5 times the SM. Additionally, a WZ/ZZ cross-section measurement is performed to validate the analysis techniques deployed for searching for the Higgs.

Potamianos, Karolos

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Search for New Heavy Higgs Boson in B-L model at the LHC using Monte Carlo Simulation  

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The aim of this work is to search for a new heavy Higgs boson in the B-L extension of the Standard Model at LHC using the data produced from simulated collisions between two protons at different center of mass energies by Monte Carlo event generator programs to find new Higgs boson signatures at the LHC. Also we study the production and decay channels for Higgs boson in this model and its interactions with the other new particles of this model namely the new neutral gauge massive boson and the new fermionic right-handed heavy neutrinos .

Hesham Mansour; Nady Bakhet

2013-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

150

Introduction to the physics of Higgs bosons  

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A basic introduction to the physics of the Standard Model Higgs boson is given. We discuss Higgs boson production in e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} and hadronic collisions and survey search techniques at future accelerators. The Higgs bosons of the minimal SUSY model are briefly considered. Indirect limits from triviality arguments, vacuum stability and precision measurements at LEP are also presented.

Dawson, S.

1994-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

The Hunt for the Higgs Boson  

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The Hunt for the Higgs Boson John Conway Univ. of California, Davis Haber-Dine Symposium January 4/files/199001194.pdf ALEPH - Dec. 1989 Search for Higgs boson using first 11k Z Covered the mass range 32, , qq #12;Result: SM Higgs boson excluded at 95% CL in range 32 MeV - 15 GeV I believe

California at Santa Cruz, University of

152

hep-ph/0511023 MSSM Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron and the LHC: Impact of Different Benchmark Scenarios  

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The Higgs boson search has shifted from LEP2 to the Tevatron and will subsequently move to the LHC. The current limits from the Tevatron and the prospective sensitivities at the LHC are often interpreted in specific MSSM scenarios. For heavy Higgs boson production and subsequent decay into b ¯ b or ? + ? ? , the present Tevatron data allow to set limits in the MA–tan ? plane for small MA and large tan ? values. Similar channels have been explored for the LHC, where the discovery reach extends to higher values of MA and smaller tan ?. Searches for MSSM charged Higgs bosons, produced in top decays or in association with top quarks, have also been investigated at the Tevatron and the LHC. We analyze the current Tevatron limits and prospective LHC sensitivities. We discuss how robust they are with respect to variations of the other MSSM parameters and possible improvements of the theoretical predictions for Higgs boson production and decay. It is shown that the inclusion of supersymmetric radiative corrections to the production cross sections and decay widths leads to important modifications of the present limits on the MSSM parameter space. The impact on the region where only the lightest MSSM Higgs boson can be detected at the LHC is also analyzed. We propose to extend the existing benchmark scenarios by including additional values of the higgsino mass parameter µ. This affects only slightly the search channels for a SM-like Higgs boson, while having a major impact on the searches for non-standard MSSM Higgs bosons.

M. Carena; S. Heinemeyer; C. E. M. Wagner; G. Weiglein

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Search for the Higgs Boson in $H\\to WW^{*}\\to\\ell\  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson decaying to a pair of W bosons that in turn decay leptonically, H {yields} WW* {yields} {ell}{nu}{ell}{nu}. We consider events produced in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV, with two oppositely charged lepton candidates (e{sup +}e{sup -}, e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}, or {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}), and missing transverse energy. The data were collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider, and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 5.4 fb{sup -1}. No excess of events over background is observed, and limits on SM Higgs boson production are determined.

Gerbaudo, Davide; /Princeton U.

2010-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

154

Search for a Two-Higgs-Boson Doublet Using a Simplified Model in pp[over ¯] Collisions at sqrt[s]=1.96??TeV  

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We present a search for new particles in an extension to the standard model that includes a heavy Higgs boson (H[superscript 0]), a lighter charged Higgs boson (H[superscript ±]), and an even lighter Higgs boson h[superscript ...

Goncharov, Maxim

155

Unburied Higgs boson: Jet substructure techniques for searching for Higgs' decay into gluons  

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Many models of physics beyond the standard model yield exotic Higgs decays. Some of these, particularly those in which the Higgs decays to light quarks or gluons, can be very difficult to discover experimentally. Here we introduce a new set of jet substructure techniques designed to search for such a Higgs when its dominant decay is into gluons via light, uncolored resonances. We study this scenario in both V+h and tt+h production channels, and find both channels lead to discovery at the LHC with > or approx. 5{sigma} at L{approx}100 fb{sup -1}.

Falkowski, Adam; Krohn, David; Wang Liantao; Shelton, Jessie; Thalapillil, Arun [NHETC and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 (United States); Department of Physics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 (United States); Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511 (United States); EFI and Department of Physics, University of Chicago, 5640 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637 (United States)

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Search for a Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a W Boson in pbar-p Collisions at sqrt{s} = 1.96 TeV  

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We present a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson using 2.7 1/fb of integrated luminosity of pbar-p collision data taken at sqrt{s} = 1.96 TeV. Limits on the Higgs boson production rate are obtained for masses between 100 GeV and 150 GeV. Through the use of multivariate techniques, the analysis achieves an observed (expected) 95% confidence level upper limit of 5.6 (4.8) times the theoretically expected production cross section for a standard model Higgs boson with a mass of 115 GeV.

CDF Collaboration; T. Aaltonen

2009-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

157

A Search For The Sm Higgs Boson In The Process Zhllbb In 4.1/fb Of Cdf Ii Data.  

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??This dissertation presents a search for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson in the associated production process ZH ? l+l- bb using 4.1fb-1 of Tevatron… (more)

Shalhout, Shalhout Zaki

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Search for the Higgs boson in the all-hadronic final state using the CDF II detector  

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We report on a search for the production of the Higgs boson decaying to two bottom quarks accompanied by two additional quarks. The data sample used corresponds to an integrated luminosity of approximately 4??fb[superscript ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

159

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with Top Quarks Using the Full CDF Data Set  

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A search is presented for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks using the full Run II proton-antiproton collision data set, corresponding to 9.45??fb[superscript -1], collected by the ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

160

Search for Higgs Bosons Decay $H\\to ??$ Using Vector Boson Fusion  

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The sensitivity of the ATLAS experiment to low mass SM Higgs produced via Vector Boson Fusion mechanism with $H\\to \\gamma\\gamma$ is invest igated. A cut based event selection has been chosen to optimize the expected signal significance with this decay mode. A signal significance of 2. 2$ \\sigma$ may be achieved for $M_H=130 \\gev$ with 30 fb$^{-1}$ of accumulated luminosity.

K. Cranmer; B. Mellado; W. Quayle; Sau Lan Wu

2004-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs boson searches in CP-conserving and CP-violating MSSM scenarios with the DELPHI detector  

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This paper presents the final interpretation of the results from DELPHI on the searches for Higgs bosons in the Minimal Supersymmetric extension of the Standard Model (MSSM). A few representative scenarios are considered, that include CP conservation and explicit CP violation in the Higgs sector. The experimental results encompass the searches for neutral Higgs bosons at LEP1 and LEP2 in final states as expected in the MSSM, as well as LEP2 searches for charged Higgs bosons and for neutral Higgs bosons decaying into hadrons independent of the quark flavour. The data reveal no significant excess with respect to background expectations. The results are translated into excluded regions of the parameter space in the various scenarios. In the CP-conserving case, these lead to limits on the masses of the lightest scalar and pseudoscalar Higgs bosons, h and A, and on tan(beta). The dependence of these limits on the top quark mass is discussed. Allowing for CP violation reduces the experimental sensitivity to Higgs bosons. It is shown that this effect depends strongly on the values of the parameters responsible for CP violation in the Higgs sector.

DELPHI Collaboration; J. Abdallah

2008-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

162

Inclusive Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Production in the WW Decay Channel using the CDF II Detector  

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We present a search for standard model (SM) Higgs boson production using ppbar collision data at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV, collected with the CDF II detector and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.8 fb-1. We search for Higgs bosons produced in all processes with a significant production rate and decaying to two W bosons. We find no evidence for SM Higgs boson production and place upper limits at the 95% confidence level on the SM production cross section (sigma(H)) for values of the Higgs boson mass (m_H) in the range from 110 to 200 GeV. These limits are the most stringent for m_H > 130 GeV and are 1.29 above the predicted value of sigma(H) for mH = 165 GeV.

The CDF Collaboration; T. Aaltonen

2010-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

163

PoS(HCP2009)093 Search for a Low Mass Standard Model Higgs Boson  

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correlations can be used to measure the parity of the Higgs boson and hence to distinguish a CP-even H boson; ). The prospects for the measurement of the Higgs boson parity with a mass of 120 GeV are quanti#28;ed for the case to measure the parity of the Higgs boson states. The inves- tigation of the mechanism of the electroweak

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

164

Search for a Low-Mass Higgs Boson (A0) at BaBar  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The BABAR Collaboration has performed three searches for a light Higgs boson, A{sup 0}, in radiative Upsilon ({Upsilon}) decays: {Upsilon}(3S) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}, A{sup 0} {yields} {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -}; {Upsilon}(nS) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}, A{sup 0} {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -} (n = 2,3); and {Upsilon}(3S) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}, A{sup 0} {yields} invisible. Such a Higgs boson (A{sup 0}) appears in the Next-to-Minimal Supersymmetric extensions of the Standard Model, where a light CP-odd Higgs boson couples strongly to b-quarks. The searches are based on data samples that consist of 122 x 10{sup 6} {Upsilon}(3S) and 99 x 10{sup 6} {Upsilon}(2S) decays, collected by the BABAR detector at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. The searches reveal no evidence for an A{sup 0}, and product of branching fractions upper limits, at 90% C.L., of (1.5-16) x 10{sup -5}, (0.44-44) x 10{sup -6}, and (0.7-31) x 10{sup -6} were obtained for these searches, respectively. Also, we set the upper limits {Beta}({eta}{sub b} {yields} {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -}) < 8% and {Beta}({eta}{sub b} {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}) < 0.9%.

Mokhtar, Arafat Gabareen; /SLAC

2012-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

165

Search for a Standard Model Higgs Boson with a Dilepton and Missing Energy Signature  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The subject of this thesis is the search for a standard model Higgs boson decaying to a pair of W bosons that in turn decay leptonically, H {yields} W{sup +}W{sup -} {yields} {bar {ell}}{nu}{ell}{bar {nu}}. This search is performed considering events produced in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV, where two oppositely charged lepton candidates (e{sup +}e{sup -}, e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {-+}}, or {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}), and missing transverse energy, have been reconstructed. The data were collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider, and are tested against the standard model predictions computed for a Higgs boson with mass in the range 115-200 GeV. No excess of events over background is observed, and limits on Standard Model Higgs boson production are determined. An interpretation of these limits within the hypothesis of a fourth-generation extension to the standard model is also given. The overall analysis scheme is the same for the three dilepton pairs being considered (e{sup +}e{sup -}, e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {-+}}, or {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}); this thesis, however, describes in detail the study of the dimuon final state.

Gerbaudo, Davide; /Princeton U.

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Identifying heavy Higgs bosons  

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Two techniques for identifying heavy Higgs bosons produced at SSC energies are discussed. In the first, the Higgs boson decays into ZZ, with one Z decaying into an e-pair or ..mu..-pair and the other into a neutrino pair. In the second, the production of the Higgs boson by WW fusion is tagged by detecting the quarks that produced the bremsstrahlung virtual W's. The associated Higgs decay is identified by one leptonic and one hadronic decay. Both methods appear capable of finding a heavy Higgs boson provided the SSC design parameters are achieved. 16 refs., 2 figs., 2 tabs.

Cahn, R.N.

1986-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

The Higgs boson: what, why, how? David Saxon  

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­ 1­ HIGGS BOSONS: THEORY AND SEARCHES Updated May 2012 by G. Bernardi (CNRS/IN2P3, LPNHE. Junk (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory). I. Introduction II. The Standard Model (SM) Higgs Boson II.1. Indirect Constraints on the SM Higgs Boson II.2. Searches for the SM Higgs Boson at LEP II.3

Tanner, Jared

168

Search for supersymmetric charged Higgs bosons at the TeVatron  

SciTech Connect

The data collected at the TeVatron RunIIa have been used to look for supersymmetric charged Higgs boson and Left-Right suspersymmetric doubly charged Higgs boson. No signal of such bosons has been found and this note reports on the current analyses and their observed excluded domains in models parameter space.

Grenier, Gerald; /Lyon, IPN

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Search for supersymmetric charged Higgs bosons at the TeVatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The data collected at the TeVatron RunIIa have been used to look for supersymmetric charged Higgs boson and Left-Right suspersymmetric doubly charged Higgs boson. No signal of such bosons has been found and this note reports on the current analyses and their observed excluded domains in models parameter space.

Gerald Grenier

2007-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

170

Search for supersymmetric charged Higgs bosons at the TeVatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The data collected at the TeVatron RunIIa have been used to look for supersymmetric charged Higgs boson and Left-Right suspersymmetric doubly charged Higgs boson. No signal of such bosons has been found and this note reports on the current analyses and their observed excluded domains in models parameter space.

Grenier, Gerald

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Search for a fermiophobic Higgs boson in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Combined results are reported from searches for a fermiophobic Higgs boson in the gamma-gamma, WW, and ZZ decay modes in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV. The explored Higgs boson mass range is 110-300 GeV. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 4.9-5.1 inverse femtobarns. A fermiophobic Higgs boson is excluded at 95% confidence level in the mass range 110-194 GeV, and at 99% confidence level in the mass ranges 110-124.5 GeV, 127-147.5 GeV, and 155-180 GeV.

CMS Collaboration

2012-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

172

Combination of Tevatron searches for the standard model Higgs boson in the W+W- decay mode  

SciTech Connect

We combine searches by the CDF and D0 collaborations for a Higgs boson decaying to W{sup +}W{sup -}. The data correspond to an integrated total luminosity of 4.8 (CDF) and 5.4 (D0) fb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. No excess is observed above background expectation, and resulting limits on Higgs boson production exclude a standard-model Higgs boson in the mass range 162-166 GeV at the 95% C.L.

Aaltonen, T.; Abazov, V.M.; Gregores, E.M.; Mercadante, P.G.; /ABC Federal U.; Hebbeker, T.; Kirsch, M.; Meyer, A.; Sonnenschein, L.; /Aachen, Tech. Hochsch.; Avila, C.; Gomez, B.; Mendoza, L.; /Andes U., Bogota /Argonne /Arizona U. /Athens U. /Barcelona, IFAE /Baylor U. /Bonn U. /Boston U. /Brandeis U.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Decay Channel H?ZZ?4l in pp Collisions at ?s=7??TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for a Higgs boson in the four-lepton decay channel H?ZZ, with each Z boson decaying to an electron or muon pair, is reported. The search covers Higgs boson mass hypotheses in the range of 110

Alver, Burak Han

174

Gravity wraps Higgs boson  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is shown that, under a conformal transformation with reference to the Higgs field, the Higgs boson can be completely decoupled from electroweak interactions with no apparent change in known properties of leptons, quarks and vector bosons. Higgs boson becomes part of a scalar-tensor gravity which can be relevant for Dark Energy. It interacts with matter sector via higher-dimensional terms (e.g. neutrino Majorana mass), and via the fields (of new physics) whose masses are not generated by the Higgs mechanism. Dark Matter and two-Higgs-doublet model are the simplest examples.

Durmus A. Demir

2011-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

175

Gravity wraps Higgs boson  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is shown that, by rescaling the matter fields and metric tensor with appropriate powers of the Higgs field, the Higgs boson can be wholly transferred from material sector to the gravity sector in which it possesses only gravitational interactions and escapes detection in collider experiments. The Higgs boson gets buried in a scalar-tensor theory of gravity wherein it might be of relevance for Dark Energy. It is absent from the electroweak spectrum yet leptons, quarks and vector bosons possess their already known properties. The Higgs boson can contact with the matter sector via only the higher-dimensional operators suppressed by a cutoff scale.

Demir, Durmus A

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Search for the Higgs boson in the all-hadronic final state using the CDF II detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We report on a search for the production of the Higgs boson decaying to two bottom quarks accompanied by two additional quarks. The data sample used corresponds to an integrated luminosity of approximately 4 fb${-1}$ of $p\\bar{p}$ collisions at \\surd s = 1.96 TeV recorded by the CDF II experiment. This search includes twice the data of the previous published result, uses new analysis techniques to distinguish jets originating from light flavor quarks and those from gluon radiation, and adds sensitivity to a Higgs boson produced by vector boson fusion. We find no evidence of the Higgs boson and place limits on the Higgs boson production cross-section for Higgs boson masses between 100 GeV/c$^{2}$ and 150 GeV/c$^{2}$ at 95% confidence level. For a Higgs boson mass of 120 GeV/c$^{2}$ the observed (expected) limit is 10.5 (20.0) times the predicted Standard Model cross-section.

Aaltonen, T

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay mode H-> WW-> lnulnu  

SciTech Connect

The question of the nature and principles of the universe and our place in it is the driving force of science since Mesopotamian astronomers glanced for the first time at the starry sky and Greek atomism has been formulated. During the last hundred years modern science was able to extend its knowledge tremendously, answering many questions, opening entirely new fields but as well raising many new questions. Particularly Astronomy, Astroparticle Physics and Particle Physics lead the race to answer these fundamental and ancient questions experimentally. Today it is known that matter consists of fermions, the quarks and leptons. Four fundamental forces are acting between these particles, the electromagnetic, the strong, the weak and the gravitational force. These forces are mediated by particles called bosons. Our confirmed knowledge of particle physics is based on these particles and the theory describing their dynamics, the Standard Model of Particles. Many experimental measurements show an excellent agreement between observation and theory but the origin of the particle masses and therefore the electroweak symmetry breaking remains unexplained. The mechanism proposed to solve this issue involves the introduction of a complex doublet of scalar fields which generates the masses of elementary particles via their mutual interactions. This Higgs mechanism also gives rise to a single neutral scalar boson with an unpredicted mass, the Higgs boson. During the last twenty years several experiments have searched for the Higgs boson but so far it escaped direct observation. Nevertheless these studies allow to further constrain its mass range. The last experimental limits on the Higgs mass have been set in 2001 at the LEP collider, an electron positron machine close to Geneva, Switzerland. The lower limit set on the Higgs boson mass is m{sub H} > 114.4 GeV/c{sup 2} and remained for many years the last experimental constraint on the Standard Model Higgs Boson due to the shutdown of the LEP collider and the experimental challenges at hadron machines as the Tevatron. This thesis was performed using data from the D0 detector located at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, IL. Final states containing two electrons or a muon and a tau in combination with missing transverse energy were studied to search for the Standard Model Higgs boson, utilizing up to 4.2 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity. In 2008 the CDF and D0 experiments in a combined effort were able to reach for the first time at a hadron collider the sensitivity to further constrain the possible Standard Model Higgs boson mass range. The research conducted for this thesis played a pivotal role in this effort. Improved methods for lepton identification, background separation, assessment of systematic uncertainties and new decay channels have been studied, developed and utilized. Along with similar efforts at the CDF experiment these improvements led finally the important result of excluding the presence of a Standard Model Higgs boson in a mass range of m{sub H} = 160-170 GeV/c{sup 2} at 95% Confidence Level. Many of the challenges and methods found in the present analysis will probably in a similar way be ingredients of a Higgs boson evidence or discovery in the near future, either at the Tevatron or more likely at the soon starting Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Continuing to pursue the Higgs boson we are looking forward to many exciting results at the Tevatron and soon at the LHC. In Chapter 2 an introduction to the Standard Model of particle physics and the Higgs mechanism is given, followed by a brief outline of existing theoretical and experimental constraints on the Higgs boson mass before summarizing the Higgs boson production modes. Chapter 3 gives an overview of the experimental setup. This is followed by a description of the reconstruction of the objects produced in proton-antiproton collisions in Chapter 4 and the necessary calorimeter calibrations in Chapter 5. Chapter 6 follows with an explanation of the phenomenology of the proton-antiproton colli

Penning, B.; /Freiburg U.

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in p-pbar Interactions with the decay mode H -> W+ W- -> mu+ nu mu- nu at the D0 Experiment.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A search for the standard model Higgs boson in p-pbar collisions resulting in two muons and large missing transverse energy is presented. The analysis uses… (more)

Johnston, Dale M

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Trilepton Higgs boson signal at hadron colliders  

SciTech Connect

Most Higgs boson searches pursued at hadron colliders require Yukawa interactions either in the production or the decay of a Higgs boson. We propose a trilepton Higgs boson search based only upon the gauge interactions of the Higgs boson. This strategy can be utilized successfully for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson as well as nonstandard Higgs bosons which break electroweak symmetry but have little to do with fermion mass generation. The trileptons come from Wh production followed by Wh{r_arrow}WWW{sup ({asterisk})}{r_arrow}3l decays. A SM Higgs trilepton signal would be difficult to detect at the Fermilab Tevatron collider: with 100fb{sup {minus}1} of data, only a 3{sigma} signal above background can be achieved after cuts if 140GeV{lt}m{sub h{sub sm}{sup 0}}{lt}175GeV. Some discrimination of signal over background can be gained by analyzing the opposite sign dilepton p{sub T} distributions. At the CERN LHC with 30(100)fb{sup {minus}1} a clear discovery above the 5{sigma} level is possible for a Higgs boson mass in the range 140{endash}185(125{endash}200)GeV. Prospects for a trilepton Higgs boson discovery are greatly improved for models with nonstandard Higgs boson sectors where a Higgs boson couples preferentially to vector bosons rather than to fermions. {copyright} {ital 1998} {ital The American Physical Society}

Baer, H. [Department of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida32306 (United States); Wells, J.D. [Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California94309 (United States)

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

The Higgs boson in the Standard Model theoretical constraints and a direct search in the wh channel at the Tevatron  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have presented results in two different yet strongly linked aspects of Higgs boson physics. We have learned about the importance of the Higgs boson for the fate of the Standard Model, being either only a theory limited to explaining phenomena at the electroweak scale or, if the Higgs boson lies within a mass range of 130 Higgs boson as the particle giving rise to inflation in the very early Universe, if it couples non-minimally to gravity, an effect that would only become significant at very high energies. After understanding the immense meaning of proving whether the Higgs boson exists and if so, at which mass, we have presented a direct search for a Higgs boson in associated production with a W boson in a mass range 100 Higgs boson is favored regarding constraints from electroweak precision measurements. As a single analysis is not yet sensitive for an observation of the Higgs boson using 5.3 fb{sup -1} of Tevatron data, we set limits on the production cross section times branching ratio. At the Tevatron, however, we are able to combine the sensitivity of our analyses not only across channels or analyses at a single experiment but also across both experiments, namely CDF and D0. This yields to the so-called Tevatron Higgs combination which, in total, combines 129 analyses from both experiments with luminosities of up to 6.7 fb{sup -1}. The results of a previous Tevatron combination led to the first exclusion of possible Higgs boson masses since the LEP exclusion in 2001. The latest Tevatron combination from July 2010 can be seen in Fig. 111 and limits compared to the Standard Model expectation are listed in Table 23. It excludes a SM Higgs boson in the regions of 100 Higgs boson, or to even prove its existence with a meaningful significance. Fig. 112 shows a projection plot for sensitivity to the SM Higgs boson at the Tevatron as a measure of increasing luminosity. The 10 fb{sup -1} projection is a rather conservative outlook for the coming year of data taking as the Tevatron runs smoothly and the run till the end of 2011 is assured. By now, already 9 fb{sup -1} have been recorded by the two experiments. As the extrapolation plot shows, this amount of luminosity will allow to exclude the Higgs boson over a wide mass range at a 95% C.L. With the LHC at CERN now running and successfully collecting first data, it is worth looking at projections of Higgs boson sensitivity at the current center of mass energy of 7 TeV of the LHC accelerator. Fig. 113 shows a projection of a possible SM Higgs boson exclusion using 1 fb{sup -1} of LHC data collected by the ATLAS experiment. An exclusion is expected between 135 and 188 GeV at 95% C.L., combining the three decay channels H {yields} WW, H {yields} ZZ and H {yields} {gamma}{gamma}. A combination between LHC experiments would possibly yield an even broader range of excluded Higgs boson mass points. Therefore, whether at the Tevatron or the LHC, exciting times in the exclusion or possible discovery of the SM Higgs boson lie ahead.

Huske, Nils Kristian; /Paris U., VI-VII

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Production in Association with a W Boson using a Neural Network  

SciTech Connect

We present a search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson in proton-antiproton collisions (p{bar p} {yields} W{sup {+-}}H {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b}) at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The search employs data collected with the CDF II detector that correspond to an integrated luminosity of approximately 1.9 fb{sup -1}. We select events consistent with a signature of a single charged lepton (e{sup {+-}}/{mu}{sup {+-}}), missing transverse energy, and two jets. Jets corresponding to bottom quarks are identified with a secondary vertex tagging method, a jet probability tagging method, and a neural network filter. We use kinematic information in an artificial neural network to improve discrimination between signal and background compared to previous analyses. The observed number of events and the neural network output distributions are consistent with the standard model background expectations, and we set 95% confidence level upper limits on the production cross section times branching fraction ranging from 1.2 to 1.1 pb or 7.5 to 102 times the standard model expectation for Higgs boson masses from 110 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2}, respectively.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, Jahred A.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, Dante E.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, Alberto; /Frascati; Antos, Jaroslav; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Apresyan, A.; /Purdue U. /Waseda U.

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Search for Higgs bosons of the minimal supersymmetric standard model in p(p)over-bar collisions at root s=1.96 TeV  

SciTech Connect

We report results from searches for neutral Higgs bosons produced in p{bar p} collisions recorded by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We study the production of inclusive neutral Higgs boson in the {tau}{tau} final state and in association with a b quark in the b{tau}{tau} and bbb final states. These results are combined to improve the sensitivity to the production of neutral Higgs bosons in the context of the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM). The data are found to be consistent with expectation from background processes. Upper limits on MSSM Higgs boson production are set for Higgs boson masses ranging from 90 to 300 GeV. We exclude tan {beta} > 20-30 for Higgs boson masses below 180 GeV. These are the most stringent constraints on MSSM Higgs boson production in p{bar p} collisions.

Abazov V. M.; Abbott B.; Acharya B. S.; Adams M.; Adams T.; Alexeev G. D.; Alkhazov G.; Alton A.; Alverson G.; Aoki M.; Askew A.; Asman B.; Atkins S.; Atramentov O.; Augsten K.; Avila C.; BackusMayes J.; Badaud F.; Bagby L.; Baldin B.; Bandurin D. V.; Banerjee S.; Barberis E.; Baringer P.; Barreto J.; Bartlett J. F.; Bassler U.; Bazterra V.; Bean A.; Begalli M.; Belanger-Champagne C.; Bellantoni L.; Beri S. B.; Bernardi G.; Bernhard R.; Bertram I.; Besancon M.; Beuselinck R.; Bezzubov V. A.; Bhat P. C.; Bhatia S.; Bhatnagar V.; Blazey G.; Blessing S.; Bloom K.; Boehnlein A.; Boline D.; Boos E. E.; Borissov G.; Bose T.; Brandt A.; Brandt O.; Brock R.; Brooijmans G.; Bross A.; Brown D.; Brown J.; Bu X. B.; Buehler M.; Buescher V.; Bunichev V.; Burdin S.; Burnett T. H.; Buszello C. P.; Calpas B.; Camacho-Perez E.; Carrasco-Lizarraga M. A.; Casey B. C. K.; Castilla-Valdez H.; Chakrabarti S.; Chakraborty D.; Chan K. M.; Chandra A.; Chapon E.; Chen G.; Chevalier-Thery S.; Cho D. K.; Cho S. W.; Choi S.; Choudhary B.; Cihangir S.; Claes D.; Clutter J.; Cooke M.; Cooper W. E.; Corcoran M.; Couderc F.; Cousinou M. -C.; Croc A.; Cutts D.; Das A.; Davies G.; de Jong S. J.; De La Cruz-Burelo E.; Deliot F.; Demina R.; Denisov D.; Denisov S. P.; Desai S.; Deterre C.; DeVaughan K.; Diehl H. T.; Diesburg M.; Ding P. F.; Dominguez A.; Dorland T.; Dubey A.; Dudko L. V.; Duggan D.; Duperrin A.; Dutt S.; Dyshkant A.; Eads M.; Edmunds D.; Ellison J.; Elvira V. D.; Enari Y.; Evans H.; Evdokimov A.; Evdokimov V. N.; Facini G.; Ferbel T.; Fiedler F.; Filthaut F.; Fisher W.; Fisk H. E.; Fortner M.; Fox H.; Fuess S.; Garcia-Bellido A.; Garcia-Guerra G. A.; Gavrilov V.; Gay P.; Geng W.; Gerbaudo D.; Gerber C. E.; Gershtein Y.; Ginther G.; Golovanov G.; Goussiou A.; Grannis P. D.; Greder S.; Greenlee H.; Greenwood Z. D.; Gregores E. M.; Grenier G.; Gris Ph.; Grivaz J. -F.; Grohsjean A.; Gruenendahl S.; Gruenewald M. W.; Guillemin T.; Gutierrez G.; Gutierrez P.; Haas A.; Hagopian S.; Haley J.; Han L.; Harder K.; Harel A.; Hauptman J. M.; Hays J.; Head T.; Hebbeker T.; Hedin D.; Hegab H.; Heinson A. P.; Heintz U.; Hensel C.; Heredia-De La Cruz I.; Herner K.; Hesketh G.; Hildreth M. D.; Hirosky R.; Hoang T.; Hobbs J. D.; Hoeneisen B.; Hohlfeld M.; Hubacek Z.; Hynek V.; Iashvili I.; Ilchenko Y.; Illingworth R.; Ito A. S.; Jabeen S.; Jaffre M.; Jaminn D.; Jayasinghe A.; Jesik R.; Johns K.; Johnson M.; Jonckheere A.; Jonsson P.; Joshi J.; Jung A. W.; Juste A.; Kaadze K.; Kajfasz E.; Karmanov D.; Kasper P. A.; Katsanos I.; Kehoe R.; Kermiche S.; Khalatyan N.; Khanov A.; Kharchilava A.; Kharzheev Y. N.; Kohli J. M.; Kozelov A. V.; Kraus J.; Kulikov S.; Kumar A.; Kupco A.; Kurca T.; Kuzmin V. A.; Lammers S.; Landsberg G.; Lebrun P.; Lee H. S.; Lee S. W.; Lee W. M.; Lellouch J.; Li H.; Li L.; Li Q. Z.; Lietti S. M.; Lim J. K.; Lincoln D.; Linnemann J.; Lipaev V. V.; Lipton R.; Liu Y.; Lobodenko A.; Lokajicek M.; Lopes de Sa R.; Lubatti H. J.; Luna-Garcia R.; Lyon A. L.; Maciel A. K. A.; Mackin D.; Madar R.; Magana-Villalba R.; Malik S.; Malyshev V. L.; Maravin Y.; Martinez-Ortega J.; McCarthy R.; McGivern C. L.; Meijer M. M.; Melnitchouk A.; Menezes D.; Mercadante P. G.; Merkin M.; et al.

2012-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

183

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC leading to the observation of a new particle compatible with the Higgs boson.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Le sujet de cette thèse est la recherche du boson de Higgs du Modèle Standard par sa désintégration en quatre leptons avec l’expérience ATLAS au… (more)

Mountricha, Eleni

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Higgs boson search significance deformations due to mixed-in scalars  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The existence of exotic scalars that mix with the Standard Model Higgs boson can affect Higgs boson phenomenology in a multitude of ways. We show that the first evidence of the existence of such an extra scalar could come in the $h\\to WW \\to l \

Gupta, Rick S

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Search for the Higgs boson produced in association with Z-->l^{+}l^{-} using the matrix element method at CDF II  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for associated production of the standard model Higgs boson and a Z boson where the Z boson decays to two leptons and the Higgs decays to a pair of b quarks in pp? collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron. ...

Xie, Si

186

Search for a Standard Model Higgs Boson in WH-->lvbb-bar in pp-bar Collisions at sqrt[s]=1.96 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson using 2.7??fb[superscript -1] of integrated luminosity of pp? collision data taken at ?s=1.96??TeV. Limits on the Higgs boson ...

Xie, Si

187

the Standard Model Higgs boson in the H ZZ()  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the H ZZ() 4 channel with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC leading to the observation of a new particle compatible with the Higgs boson ELENI MOUNTRICHA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 1.1.6 Theoretical constraints on the Higgs boson mass . . . . . . . 17 1.2 Searches for the Higgs

188

Search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with W and Z bosons in pp collisions at $\\sqrt{s}$=7 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for the Higgs boson produced in association with a W or Z boson in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV is performed with the CMS detector at the LHC using the full 2011 data sample, from an integrated luminosity of 5 inverse femtobarns. Higgs boson decay modes to tau tau and WW are explored by selecting events with three or four leptons in the final state. No excess above the standard model expectation is observed, resulting in exclusion limits on the product of Higgs associated production cross section and decay branching fraction for Higgs boson masses between 110 and 200 GeV in these channels. Combining these results with other CMS associated production searches using the same dataset in the H $\\to \\gamma \\gamma$ and H $\\to b\\bar{b}$ decay modes, the cross section for associated Higgs boson production 3.3 times the standard model expectation or larger is ruled out at the 95% confidence level for a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV.

Chatrchyan, Serguei; Sirunyan, Albert M; Tumasyan, Armen; Adam, Wolfgang; Aguilo, Ernest; Bergauer, Thomas; Dragicevic, Marko; Erö, Janos; Fabjan, Christian; Friedl, Markus; Fruehwirth, Rudolf; Ghete, Vasile Mihai; Hammer, Josef; Hörmann, Natascha; Hrubec, Josef; Jeitler, Manfred; Kiesenhofer, Wolfgang; Knünz, Valentin; Krammer, Manfred; Liko, Dietrich; Mikulec, Ivan; Pernicka, Manfred; Rahbaran, Babak; Rohringer, Christine; Rohringer, Herbert; Schöfbeck, Robert; Strauss, Josef; Taurok, Anton; Waltenberger, Wolfgang; Walzel, Gerhard; Widl, Edmund; Wulz, Claudia-Elisabeth; Mossolov, Vladimir; Shumeiko, Nikolai; Suarez Gonzalez, Juan; Bansal, Sunil; Cornelis, Tom; De Wolf, Eddi A; Janssen, Xavier; Luyckx, Sten; Mucibello, Luca; Ochesanu, Silvia; Roland, Benoit; Rougny, Romain; Selvaggi, Michele; Staykova, Zlatka; Van Haevermaet, Hans; Van Mechelen, Pierre; Van Remortel, Nick; Van Spilbeeck, Alex; Blekman, Freya; Blyweert, Stijn; D'Hondt, Jorgen; Gonzalez Suarez, Rebeca; Kalogeropoulos, Alexis; Maes, Michael; Olbrechts, Annik; Van Doninck, Walter; Van Mulders, Petra; Van Onsem, Gerrit Patrick; Villella, Ilaria; Clerbaux, Barbara; De Lentdecker, Gilles; Dero, Vincent; Gay, Arnaud; Hreus, Tomas; Léonard, Alexandre; Marage, Pierre Edouard; Mohammadi, Abdollah; Reis, Thomas; Thomas, Laurent; Vander Velde, Catherine; Vanlaer, Pascal; Wang, Jian; Adler, Volker; Beernaert, Kelly; Cimmino, Anna; Costantini, Silvia; Garcia, Guillaume; Grunewald, Martin; Klein, Benjamin; Lellouch, Jérémie; Marinov, Andrey; Mccartin, Joseph; Ocampo Rios, Alberto Andres; Ryckbosch, Dirk; Strobbe, Nadja; Thyssen, Filip; Tytgat, Michael; Verwilligen, Piet; Walsh, Sinead; Yazgan, Efe; Zaganidis, Nicolas; Basegmez, Suzan; Bruno, Giacomo; Castello, Roberto; Ceard, Ludivine; Delaere, Christophe; Du Pree, Tristan; Favart, Denis; Forthomme, Laurent; Giammanco, Andrea; Hollar, Jonathan; Lemaitre, Vincent; Liao, Junhui; Militaru, Otilia; Nuttens, Claude; Pagano, Davide; Pin, Arnaud; Piotrzkowski, Krzysztof; Schul, Nicolas; Vizan Garcia, Jesus Manuel; Beliy, Nikita; Caebergs, Thierry; Daubie, Evelyne; Hammad, Gregory Habib; Alves, Gilvan; Correa Martins Junior, Marcos; De Jesus Damiao, Dilson; Martins, Thiago; Pol, Maria Elena; Henrique Gomes E Souza, Moacyr; Aldá Júnior, Walter Luiz; Carvalho, Wagner; Custódio, Analu; Da Costa, Eliza Melo; De Oliveira Martins, Carley; Fonseca De Souza, Sandro; Matos Figueiredo, Diego; Mundim, Luiz; Nogima, Helio; Oguri, Vitor; Prado Da Silva, Wanda Lucia; Santoro, Alberto; Soares Jorge, Luana; Sznajder, Andre; Bernardes, Cesar Augusto; De Almeida Dias, Flavia; Tomei, Thiago; De Moraes Gregores, Eduardo; Lagana, Caio; Da Cunha Marinho, Franciole; Mercadante, Pedro G; Novaes, Sergio F; Padula, Sandra; Genchev, Vladimir; Iaydjiev, Plamen; Piperov, Stefan; Rodozov, Mircho; Stoykova, Stefka; Sultanov, Georgi; Tcholakov, Vanio; Trayanov, Rumen; Vutova, Mariana; Dimitrov, Anton; Hadjiiska, Roumyana; Kozhuharov, Venelin; Litov, Leander; Pavlov, Borislav; Petkov, Peicho; Bian, Jian-Guo; Chen, Guo-Ming; Chen, He-Sheng; Jiang, Chun-Hua; Liang, Dong; Liang, Song; Meng, Xiangwei; Tao, Junquan; Wang, Jian; Wang, Xianyou; Wang, Zheng; Xiao, Hong; Xu, Ming; Zang, Jingjing; Zhang, Zhen; Asawatangtrakuldee, Chayanit; Ban, Yong; Guo, Shuang; Guo, Yifei; Li, Wenbo; Liu, Shuai; Mao, Yajun; Qian, Si-Jin; Teng, Haiyun; Wang, Dayong; Zhang, Linlin; Zhu, Bo; Zou, Wei; Avila, Carlos; Gomez, Juan Pablo; Gomez Moreno, Bernardo; Osorio Oliveros, Andres Felipe; Sanabria, Juan Carlos; Godinovic, Nikola; Lelas, Damir; Plestina, Roko; Polic, Dunja; Puljak, Ivica; Antunovic, Zeljko; Kovac, Marko; Brigljevic, Vuko; Duric, Senka; Kadija, Kreso; Luetic, Jelena; Morovic, Srecko; Attikis, Alexandros; Galanti, Mario; Mavromanolakis, Georgios; Mousa, Jehad; Nicolaou, Charalambos; Ptochos, Fotios; Razis, Panos A; Finger, Miroslav; Finger Jr, Michael; Assran, Yasser; Elgammal, Sherif; Ellithi Kamel, Ali; Khalil, Shaaban; Mahmoud, Mohammed; Radi, Amr; Kadastik, Mario; Müntel, Mait; Raidal, Martti; Rebane, Liis; Tiko, Andres; Eerola, Paula; Fedi, Giacomo; Voutilainen, Mikko; Härkönen, Jaakko; Heikkinen, Mika Aatos; Karimäki, Veikko; Kinnunen, Ritva; Kortelainen, Matti J; Lampén, Tapio; Lassila-Perini, Kati; Lehti, Sami; Lindén, Tomas; Luukka, Panja-Riina; Mäenpää, Teppo; Peltola, Timo; Tuominen, Eija; Tuominiemi, Jorma; Tuovinen, Esa; Ungaro, Donatella; Wendland, Lauri; Banzuzi, Kukka; Karjalainen, Ahti; Korpela, Arja; Tuuva, Tuure; Besancon, Marc; Choudhury, Somnath; Dejardin, Marc; Denegri, Daniel; Fabbro, Bernard; Faure, Jean-Louis; Ferri, Federico

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with W and Z bosons in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for the Higgs boson produced in association with a W or Z boson in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV is performed with the CMS detector at the LHC using the full 2011 data sample, from an integrated luminosity of 5 inverse femtobarns. Higgs boson decay modes to tau tau and WW are explored by selecting events with three or four leptons in the final state. No excess above background expectations is observed, resulting in exclusion limits on the product of Higgs associated production cross section and decay branching fraction for Higgs boson masses between 110 and 200 GeV in these channels. Combining these results with other CMS associated production searches using the same dataset in the H to gamma gamma and H to b b-bar decay modes, the cross section for associated Higgs boson production 3.3 times the standard model expectation or larger is ruled out at the 95% confidence level for a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV.

CMS Collaboration

2012-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

190

Updated search for the standard model Higgs boson in events with jets and missing transverse energy using the full CDF data set  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present an updated search for the Higgs boson produced in association with a vector boson in the final state with missing transverse energy and two jets. We use the full CDF data set corresponding to an integrated ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

191

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying to a bb? Pair in Events with Two Oppositely Charged Leptons Using the Full CDF Data Set  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson in data collected with the CDF II detector at the Tevatron, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 9.45??fb[superscript ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

192

Search for Charged Higgs Bosons in e+e- Collisions at sqrts(s) = 189-209 GeV  

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A search is made for charged Higgs bosons predicted by Two-Higgs-Doublet extensions of the Standard Model (2HDM) using electron-positron collision data collected by the OPAL experiment at sqrt(s)=189-209 GeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of approximately 600 pb-1. Charged Higgs bosons are assumed to be pair-produced and to decay into q qbar, tau nu or A W+-. No signal is observed. Model-independent limits on the charged Higgs-boson production cross section are derived by combining these results with previous searches at lower energies. Under the assumption BR(H+- -> tau nu) + BR(H+- -> qq)=1, motivated by general 2HDM type II models, excluded areas on the [m(H+-), BR(H+- -> tau nu)] plane are presented and charged Higgs bosons are excluded up to a mass of 76.3 GeV at 95% confidence level, independent of the branching ratio BR(H+- -> tau nu). A scan of the 2HDM type I model parameter space is performed and limits on the Higgs-boson masses m(H+-) and m(A) are presented for different choices of tan(beta).

The OPAL collaboration

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the missing energy topology with D0  

SciTech Connect

A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the missing energy and acoplanar b-jet topology is reported, using an integrated luminosity of 0.93 fb{sup -1} recorded by the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron p{bar p} Collider. The analysis includes signal contributions from p{bar p} {yields} ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}b{bar b}, as well as from WH production in which the charged lepton from the W boson decay is undetected. Neural networks are used to separate signal from background. In the absence of a signal, limits are set on {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} VH) x B(H {yields} b{bar b}) at the 95% C.L. of 2.6-2.3 pb, for Higgs boson masses in the range 105-135 GeV, where V = W, Z. The corresponding expected limits range from 2.8 to 2.0 pb. Potential improvements to the analysis with an extended dataset totalling 4 fb{sup -1} are also discussed. Essential maintenance related to the increased luminosity and RunIIb upgrade was carried out on the impact parameter (IP) based b-tagging trigger tool and the effect of the changes on the b-tagger's performance was investigated.

Christoudias, Theodoros; /Imperial Coll., London

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the missing energy topology with D0  

SciTech Connect

A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the missing energy and acoplanar b-jet topology is reported, using an integrated luminosity of 0.93 fb{sup -1} recorded by the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron p{bar p} Collider. The analysis includes signal contributions from p{bar p} {yields} ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}b{bar b}, as well as from WH production in which the charged lepton from the W boson decay is undetected. Neural networks are used to separate signal from background. In the absence of a signal, limits are set on {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} VH) x B(H {yields} b{bar b}) at the 95% C.L. of 2.6-2.3 pb, for Higgs boson masses in the range 105-135 GeV, where V = W, Z. The corresponding expected limits range from 2.8 to 2.0 pb. Potential improvements to the analysis with an extended dataset totalling 4 fb{sup -1} are also discussed. Essential maintenance related to the increased luminosity and RunIIb upgrade was carried out on the impact parameter (IP) based b-tagging trigger tool and the effect of the changes on the b-tagger's performance was investigated.

Christoudias, Theodoros; /Imperial Coll., London

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

A combined search for the standard model Higgs boson at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present new results of the search for WH to lepton neutrino b b production in ppbar collisions at a center of mass energy of sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV, based on a dataset with integrated luminosity of 0.44 fb-1. We combine these new results with previously published searches by the D0 collaboration, for WH and ZH production analyzed in the MET b b final state, for ZH (to l+l- b b) production, for WH (to WWW) production, and for H (to WW) direct production. No signal-like excess is observed either in the WH analysis or in the combination of all D0 Higgs boson analyses. We set 95% C.L. (expected) upper limits on to 1.9 (3.3) pb for Higgs boson masses between 105 and 145 GeV, to be compared to the theoretical prediction of 0.13 pb for a standard model (SM) Higgs boson with mass m_H=115 GeV. After combination with the other D0 Higgs boson searches, we obtain for m_H=115 GeV an observed (expected) limit 8.5 (12.1) times higher than the SM predicted Higgs boson production cross section. For m_H=160 GeV, the corresponding observed (expected) ratio is 10.2 (9.0).

D0 Collaboration; V. M. Abazov

2007-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

196

HIGGS BOSON SEARCH AT PHOTON COLLIDER FOR MH = 140 ? 190 GEV.  

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A Higgs boson within the mass range MH = 140 ? 190 GeV can be discovered at a photon collider in the reaction ?? ? WW (with real or virtual W). Quite moderate resolution in the effective mass of the WW system is required. Preliminary remarks. A discovery of the Higgs boson is one of the main goals for the next generation of colliders. If the Higgs boson mass MH is larger than 2MZ, Higgs boson can be discovered at LHC, photon colliders [1] or e + e ? linear colliders [2] via the sizable decay mode H ? ZZ. For all types of collisions a background to this decay mode is rather small. If MH Higgs boson can be discovered at photon colliders or e + e ? linear colliders via the dominant decay mode H ? b ¯ b and at LHC – via the decay mode H ? ??. The mass range MH = 140 ? 190 GeV is the most difficult one for the Higgs boson discovery. In this mass range the decay mode H ? W + W ? with real or virtual W’s (W ? ? q¯q, e¯?,...) is dominant, branching ratios of other decay modes decrease rapidly and their using for the Higgs boson discovery is very difficult. The use of the H ? W + W ? decay at e + e ?

unknown authors

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

B-tagging and the search for neutral supersymmetric Higgs bosons at D0  

SciTech Connect

A search for neutral supersymmetric Higgs bosons and work relating to the improvement of the b-tagging and trigger capabilities at the D0 detector during Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider is presented. The search for evidence of the Higgs sector in the Standard Model (SM) and supersymmetric extensions of the SM are a high priority for the D0 collaboration, and b-tagging and good triggers are a vital component of these searches. The development and commissioning of the first triggers at D0 which use b-tagging is outlined, along with the development of a new secondary vertex b-tagging tool for use in the Level 3 trigger. Upgrades to the Level 3 trigger hit finding code, which have led to significant improvements in the quality and efficiency of the tracking code, and by extension the b-tagging tools, are also presented. An offline Neural Network (NN) b-tagging tool was developed, trained on Monte Carlo and extensively tested and measured on data. The new b-tagging tool significantly improves the b-tagging performance at D0, for a fixed fake rate relative improvements in signal efficiency range from {approx} 40% to {approx} 15%. Fake rates, for a fixed signal efficiency, are typically reduced to between a quarter and a third of their value. Finally, three versions of the search for neutral supersymmetric Higgs bosons are presented. The latest version of the analysis makes use of almost 1 fb{sup -1} of data, the new NN b-tagger and the new b-tagging triggers, and has set one of the world's best limits on the supersymmetric parameter tan{beta} in the mass range 90 to 150 GeV.

Scanlon, Tim; /Imperial Coll., London

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Remarks on Higgs boson production  

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We demonstrate that Higgs boson production in fusion processes is accompanied by large azimuthal asymmetry. This asymmetry can be used to facilitate detection of Higgs boson events. We also demonstrate that the double Higgs boson production at threshold is a very appropriate process to test the existence of new physics at higher energy. 1 1 Introduction. In the modern theory of electroweak interaction Higgs boson plays the very important role at high energies. Without Higgs bosons the scattering amplitudes of massive W and Z bosons grow with energy and violate unitarity. Diagrams with Higgs bosons exchange improve drastically this high-energy

unknown authors

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Implications of Direct Dark Matter Constraints for Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron  

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Searches for the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM) Higgs bosons are among the most promising channels for exploring new physics at the Tevatron. In particular, interesting regions of large $\\tan \\beta$ and small $m_A$ are probed by searches for heavy neutral Higgs bosons, A and H, when they decay to $\\tau^+ \\tau^-$ and $b\\bar{b}$. At the same time, direct searches for dark matter, such as CDMS, attempt to observe neutralino dark matter particles scattering elastically off nuclei. This can occur through t-channel Higgs exchange, which has a large cross section in the case of large $\\tan \\beta$ and small $m_A$. As a result, there is a natural interplay between the heavy, neutral Higgs searches at the Tevatron and the region of parameter space explored by CDMS. We show that if the lightest neutralino makes up the dark matter of our universe, current limits from CDMS strongly constrain the prospects of heavy, neutral MSSM Higgs discovery at the Tevatron (at 3 sigma with 4 fb^-1 per experiment) unless $|\\mu| \\gsim$ 400 GeV. The limits of CDMS projected for 2007 will increase this constraint to $|\\mu| \\gsim$ 800 GeV. On the other hand, if CDMS does observe neutralino dark matter in the near future, it will make the discovery of heavy, neutral MSSM Higgs bosons far more likely at the Tevatron.

Marcela Carena; Dan Hooper; Peter Skands

2006-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

200

Search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks using the full CDF data set  

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A search is presented for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks using the full Run II proton-antiproton collision data set, corresponding to 9.45 inverse fb, collected by the Collider Detector at Fermilab. No significant excess over the expected background is observed, and 95% credibility-level upper bounds are placed on the cross section sigma(t\\bar{t}H --> lepton + missing transverse energy + jets). For a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV, we expect to set a limit of 12.6, and observe a limit of 20.5 times the standard model rate. This represents the most sensitive search for a standard model Higgs boson in this channel to date.

The CDF Collaboration

2012-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks using the full CDF data set  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A search is presented for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks using the full Run II proton-antiproton collision data set, corresponding to 9.45 fb{sup -1}, collected by the Collider Detector at Fermilab. No significant excess over the expected background is observed, and 95% credibility-level upper bounds are placed on the cross section {sigma}(t{bar t}H {yields} lepton + missing transverse energy + jets). For a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV/c{sup 2}, we expect to set a limit of 12.6, and observe a limit of 20.5 times the standard model rate. This represents the most sensitive search for a standard model Higgs boson in this channel to date.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Oviedo U. /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U. /Fermilab; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Appel, J.A.; /Fermilab; Arisawa, T.; /Waseda U.; Artikov, A.; /Dubna, JINR /Texas A-M

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Finding the Higgs boson: A status report  

SciTech Connect

The search for the Higgs boson of the minimal Standard Model has been a major focus of experimental high energy physics for some years now. Here, the authors review the current experimental limits and discuss the prospects for finding the Higgs boson at future accelerators, such as LEPII and the LHC. They consider only the Standard Model Higgs boson. Since a null result which definitively excluded a Higgs boson below some mass scale would be extremely important, they emphasize the case where the Higgs boson is much heavier than the relevant collider energy (or where there is no Higgs boson at all). Many of the results given here are a summary of those obtained by the DPF Committee on Long Term Planning.

Dawson, S. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States). Physics Dept.

1995-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

203

HIGGS BOSONS: THEORY AND SEARCHES Updated May 2012 by G. Bernardi (CNRS/IN2P3, LPNHE/U.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

section of the process e + e - # ZH and of the Higgs boson mass that would be achieved in a linear to discover the Higgs boson if its mass is of O(100 GeV). Even in the case a particle interpreted as the Higgs scenario for identifying it as the Higgs boson predicted by the Standard Model 1 . Crucial tests here

204

Higgs boson otherwise  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We propose an electroweak model based on the identification of the Higgs with the dilaton. We show that it is possible in this context to have a massless Higgs boson at tree and one loop levels without contradicting the main experimental and theoretical constraints.

Renata Jora

2009-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

205

Search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson using a matrix element technique at CDF in pp? collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents a search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson using events recorded by the CDF experiment in a data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.6??fb[superscript ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

206

Search for the Higgs boson in the H->WW(*)->lvlv decay channel in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for the Higgs boson has been performed in the H->WW->lvlv channel (l=e/mu) with an integrated luminosity of 2.05/fb of pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV collected with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No significant excess of events over the expected background is observed and limits on the Higgs boson production cross section are derived for a Higgs boson mass in the range 110Higgs boson with a mass 145

ATLAS Collaboration

2011-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

207

Search for a neutral Higgs boson decaying to a W boson pair in p antip collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV  

SciTech Connect

The authors present the results of a search for standard model Higgs boson production with decay to WW*, identified through the leptonic final states e{sup +}e{sup -} {bar {nu}}{nu}, e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {-+}} {bar {nu}}{nu} and {mu}{sup +} {mu}{sup -} {bar {nu}}{nu}. This search uses 360 pb{sup -1} of data collected from p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV by the upgraded Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF II). They observe no signal excess and set 95% confidence level upper limits on the production cross section times branching ratio for the Higgs boson to WW* or any new scalar particle with similar decay products. These upper limits range from 5.5 to 3.2 pb for Higgs boson masses between 120 and 200 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Abulencia, A.; Acosta, D.; Adelman, Jahred A.; Affolder, T.; Akimoto, T.; Albrow, M.G.; Ambrose, D.; Amerio, S.; Amidei, D.; Anastassov, A.; Anikeev, K.; /Illinois U.,

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Scenarios with Composite Higgs Bosons  

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Typical models with composite Higgs bosons are briefly reviewed. We also introduce the isospin symmetric Higgs model recently proposed in Ref. 1.

Michio Hashimoto

2013-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

209

Scenarios with Composite Higgs Bosons  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Typical models with composite Higgs bosons are briefly reviewed. We also introduce the isospin symmetric Higgs model recently proposed in Ref. 1.

Hashimoto, Michio

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Evidence for a particle produced in association with weak bosons and decaying to a bottom-antibottom quark pair in Higgs boson searches at the Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We combine searches by the CDF and D0 Collaborations for the associated production of a Higgs boson with a W or Z boson and subsequent decay of the Higgs boson to a bottom-antibottom quark pair. The data, originating from Fermilab Tevatron p-pbar collisions at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV, correspond to integrated luminosities of up to 9.7 fb^-1. The searches are conducted for a Higgs boson with mass in the range 100-150 GeV/c^2. We observe an excess of events in the data compared with the background predictions, which is most significant in the mass range between 120 and 135 GeV/c^2. The largest local significance is 3.3 standard deviations, corresponding to a global significance of 3.1 standard deviations. We interpret this as evidence for the presence of a new particle consistent with the standard model Higgs boson, which is produced in association with a weak vector boson and decays to a bottom-antibottom quark pair.

CDF Collaboration; D0 Collaboration

2012-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

211

Evidence for a particle produced in association with weak bosons and decaying to a bottom-antibottom quark pair in Higgs boson searches at the Tevatron  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We combine searches by the CDF and D0 Collaborations for the associated production of a Higgs boson with a W or Z boson and subsequent decay of the Higgs boson to a bottom-antibottom quark pair. The data, originating from Fermilab Tevatron p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s=1.96 TeV, correspond to integrated luminosities of up to 9.7 fb{sup -1}. The searches are conducted for a Higgs boson with mass in the range 100-150 GeV/c{sup 2}. We observe an excess of events in the data compared with the background predictions, which is most significant in the mass range between 120 and 135 GeV/c{sup 2}. The largest local significance is 3.3 standard deviations, corresponding to a global significance of 3.1 standard deviations. We interpret this as evidence for the presence of a new particle consistent with the standard model Higgs boson, which is produced in association with a weak vector boson and decays to a bottom-antibottom quark pair.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Abazov, V.M.; /Dubna, JINR; Abbott, B.; /Oklahoma U.; Acharya, B.S.; /Tata Inst.; Adams, M.; /Illinois U., Chicago; Adams, T.; /Florida State U.; Alexeev, G.D.; /Dubna, JINR; Alkhazov, G.; /St. Petersburg, INP; Alton, A.; /Michigan U.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Oviedo U. /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Alverson, G.; /Northeastern U. /INFN, Padua

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Higgs searches at LEP2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The record-breaking performance of the LEP accelerator in 1999 opens new discovery frontiers for Higgs searches. Preliminary results are reported from searches for Higgs bosons using the LEP2 dataset at center-of-mass energies up to 202 GeV. No evidence for Higgs signal is observed

Sau Lan Wu

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

Higgs searches at the Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

One of the highest priority physics goals for the upgraded Tevatron experiments, CDF and D0, is the search for the Higgs boson. We present the initial results from both experiments, based on 40-90 pb{sup -1} integrated luminosity, of Higgs searches in several final states, including WH and ZH, H {yields} WW, and doubly-charged Higgs.

Qizhong Li

2003-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

214

Search for a Standard Model Higgs Boson in the H?ZZ??+?-??? Decay Channel with the ATLAS Detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for a heavy standard model Higgs boson decaying via H?ZZ??+?-??? , where ?=e, ?, is presented. It is based on proton-proton collision data at ?s=7??TeV, collected by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC in the first ...

Taylor, Frank E.

215

Inclusive Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Production in the WW Decay Channel Using the CDF II Detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for standard model (SM) Higgs boson production using pp? collision data at ?s=1.96??TeV, collected with the CDF II detector and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.8??fb[superscript -1]. We ...

Xie, Si

216

Search for a light Higgs boson decaying to two gluons or ss? in the radiative decays of ?(1S)  

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We search for the decay ?(1S)??A[superscript 0], A[superscript 0]?gg or ss? , where A[superscript 0] is the pseudoscalar light Higgs boson predicted by the next-to-minimal supersymmetric Standard Model. We use a sample of ...

Cowan, Ray Franklin

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Search for di-muon decays of a low-mass Higgs boson in radiative decays of the ?(1S)  

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We search for di-muon decays of a low-mass Higgs boson (A[superscript 0]) produced in radiative ?(1S) decays. The ?(1S) sample is selected by tagging the pion pair in the ?(2S,3S)??[superscript +]?[superscript -]?(1S) ...

Cowan, Ray Franklin

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Combined Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying to a bb? Pair Using the Full CDF Data Set  

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We combine the results of searches for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson based on the full CDF Run II data set obtained from ?s=1.96??TeV pp? collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron corresponding to an integrated luminosity ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

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Searches for the Higgs boson in Minimal Supersymmetric CP-conserving and CP-violating Standard Model scenarios at LEP  

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It is important to study extended models containing more than one physical Higgs boson in the spectrum. In particular, Two Higgs Doublet Models (2HDMs) are attractive extensions of the SM, predicting new phenomena with the fewest new parameters. The Higgs sector in the Minimal Supersymmetric extension of the SM (MSSM) is a 2HDM itself. The neutral Higgs searches performed at LEP are showing no evidence of the presence of a signal and have therefore been interpreted in the context of 2HDMs. Depending on the model considered exclusion of large regions of the parameter space can be obtained, but the existence of the lightest Higgs boson with masses lower than 90 GeV is not ruled out in all models by LEP. In the MSSM at least one of the neutral Higgs bosons is predicted to have its mass close to the electroweak energy scale; when radiative corrections are included, this mass should be less than about 140 GeV. This prediction provides a strong motivation for searches at present and future colliders.

Pamela Ferrari

2005-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

220

QCD effects in Higgs boson production at hadron colliders  

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We present updated predictions for Higgs boson production at the Tevatron and the LHC and we review their corresponding uncertainties. We report on a study of the impact of QCD radiative corrections on the Higgs boson search at the Tevatron.

M. Grazzini

2010-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Science at Fermilab | Fermilab and the Higgs Boson...  

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around the world used the Tevatrons high energies to search for the Higgs boson. Theorists had a good idea about many of the properties of the Higgs boson, but the...

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Search for a multi-Higgs-boson cascade in WWbb events with the ATLAS detector in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV  

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A search is presented for new particles in an extension to the Standard Model that includes a heavy Higgs boson H0, an intermediate charged Higgs boson pair H+-, and a light Higgs boson h0. The analysis searches for events involving the production of a single heavy neutral Higgs boson which decays to the charged Higgs boson and a W boson, where the charged Higgs boson subsequently decays into a W boson and the lightest neutral Higgs boson decaying to a bottom--antibottom-quark pair. Such a cascade results in a W-boson pair and a bottom--antibottom-quark pair in the final state. Events with exactly one lepton, missing transverse momentum, and at least four jets are selected from a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 20.3/fb, collected by the ATLAS detector in proton--proton collisions at sort(s)=8 TeV at the LHC. The data are found to be consistent with Standard Model predictions, and 95% confidence-level upper limits are set on the product of cross section and branching ratio. These limits range from 0.065 pb to 43 pb as a function of H0 and H+- masses, with m(h0) fixed at 125 GeV.

ATLAS Collaboration

2013-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W or a Z boson and decaying to bottom quarks  

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A search for the standard model Higgs boson (H) decaying to b b-bar when produced in association with a weak vector boson (V) is reported for the following channels: W(mu nu)H, W(e nu)H, W(tau nu)H, Z(mu mu)H, Z(e e)H, and Z(nu nu)H. The search is performed in data samples corresponding to integrated luminosities of up to 5.1 inverse femtobarns at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV and up to 18.9 inverse femtobarns at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV, recorded by the CMS experiment at the LHC. An excess of events is observed above the expected background with a local significance of 2.1 standard deviations for a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV, consistent with the expectation from the production of the standard model Higgs boson. The signal strength corresponding to this excess, relative to that of the standard model Higgs boson, is 1.0 +/- 0.5.

CMS Collaboration

2013-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

224

Remarks on Higgs boson production  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We demonstrate that Higgs boson production in fusion processes is accompanied by large azimuthal asymmetry. This asymmetry can be used to facilitate detection of Higgs boson events. We also demonstrate that the double Higgs boson production at threshold is a very appropriate process to test the existence of new physics at higher energy.

A. Dobrovolskaya; V. Novikov

1997-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

225

Combined search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying to a bb pair using the full CDF data set  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We combine the results of searches for the standard model Higgs boson based on the full CDF Run II data set obtained from sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV p-pbar collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 9.45/fb. The searches are conducted for Higgs bosons that are produced in association with a W or Z boson, have masses in the range 90-150 GeV/c^2, and decay into bb pairs. An excess of data is present that is inconsistent with the background prediction at the level of 2.5 standard deviations (the most significant local excess is 2.7 standard deviations).

CDF Collaboration

2012-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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HIGGS BOSON SEARCH AT PHOTON COLLIDER FOR MH = 140 ? 190 GEV.  

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A Higgs boson within the mass range MH = 140 ? 190 GeV can be discovered at a photon collider in the reaction ?? ? WW (with real or virtual W) with the luminosity integral about 1 fb ?1. The reasonable resolution in the effective mass of the WW system is required. Preliminary remarks. A discovery of the Higgs boson is one of the main goals for the next generation of colliders. If the Higgs boson mass MH is larger than 2MZ, it can be discovered at LHC, photon colliders [1] or e + e ? linear colliders [2] via the sizable decay mode H ? ZZ. For all types of collisions a background to this decay mode is rather small. If MH Higgs boson can be discovered at e + e ? linear colliders or photon colliders via the dominant decay mode H ? b ¯ b and at LHC – via the decay mode H ? ??. The mass range MH = 140 ? 190 GeV is the most difficult one for the Higgs boson discovery. In this mass range the decay mode H ? W + W ? with real or virtual W’s

unknown authors

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H->ZZ(*)->4l with the ATLAS detector  

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A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H->ZZ(*)->l+l-l+l-, where l=e,mu, is presented. Proton-proton collision data at sqrt(s)=7 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector and corresponding to an average integrated luminosity of 2.1 fb-1 are compared to the Standard Model expectations. Upper limits on the production cross section of a Standard Model Higgs boson with a mass between 110 and 600 GeV are derived. The observed (expected) 95% confidence level upper limit on the production cross section for a Higgs boson with a mass of 194 GeV, the region with the best expected sensitivity for this search, is 0.99 (1.01) times the Standard Model prediction. The Standard Model Higgs boson is excluded at 95% confidence level in the mass ranges 191-197, 199-200 and 214-224 GeV.

ATLAS Collaboration

2011-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for a heavy Standard Model Higgs boson in the channel H->ZZ->llqq using the ATLAS detector  

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A search for a heavy Standard Model Higgs boson decaying via H->ZZ->llqq, where l=e,mu, is presented. The search is performed using a data set of pp collisions at sqrt(s)=7 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.04 fb^-1 collected in 2011 by the ATLAS detector at the CERN LHC collider. No significant excess of events above the estimated background is found. Upper limits at 95% confidence level on the production cross section (relative to that expected from the Standard Model) of a Higgs boson with a mass in the range between 200 and 600 GeV are derived. Within this mass range, there is at present insufficient sensitivity to exclude a Standard Model Higgs boson. For a Higgs boson with a mass of 360 GeV, where the sensitivity is maximal, the observed and expected cross section upper limits are factors of 1.7 and 2.7, respectively, larger than the Standard Model prediction.

The ATLAS Collaboration

2011-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

229

Higgs Boson Production and Weak Boson Structure  

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The influence of the QCD structure of the weak bosons on the Higgs boson production in $e$-$p$ scattering is studied. The energy and Higgs boson mass dependence of the cross-section, following from the new contributions, is calculated.

Wojciech Slominski; Jerzy Szwed

1995-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson at D$\\O$ in the Final State with Two $\\tau$'s and Two Jets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Standard Model (SM) is a very successful description of particle physics, and its predictions have stood up to a multitude of precision experimental tests. But one of the central elements of the SM, the Higgs mechanism, has yet to be verified. The Higgs mechanism (and the associated Higgs Boson) generates electroweak symmetry breaking and consequently allows for W and Z bosons and fermions to be massive. This thesis presents a search for the SM Higgs boson at the D0 experiment using the Tevatron particle accelerator at Fermilab in the final state {tau}{tau} + jet jet with 4.3 fb{sup -1} of data. This final state is sensitive to the Higgs production mechanisms gluon-gluon fusion and vector-boson fusion, and to the Higgs produced in association with a W or Z, for Higgs masses from 100 to 200 GeV. We see no evidence for the Higgs boson, but by itself our search does not rule out the SM Higgs. When this analysis is combined with other searches at the Tevatron the Higgs can be ruled out at a 95% confidence level for the mass range from 156 to 177 GeV.

Tschann-Grimm, Kathryn; /SUNY, Stony Brook

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs boson in the ZH->nunubb channel: Development of a b-tagging method based on soft muons  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the Standard Model of particle physics, the Higgs boson generates elementary particle masses. Current theoretical and experimental constraints lead to a Higgs boson mass between 114.4 and 158 GeV with 95% confidence level. Moreover, Tevatron has recently excluded the mass ranges between 100 and 109 GeV, 158 and 175 GeV with 95% confidence level. These results gives a clear indication to search for a Higgs boson at low mass. The D0 detector is located near Chicago, at the Tevatron, a proton-antiproton collider with an energy in the center of mass of 1.96 TeV. The topic of this thesis is the search for a Higgs boson in association with a Z boson. This channel is sensitive to low mass Higgs boson (Higgs boson search analysis was performed with 3 fb{sup -1} of data. The use of SLTNN increases by 10% the Higgs boson signal efficiency. The global analysis sensitivity improvement, however, is rather low (<1%) after taking into account the backgrounds and systematic uncertainties.

Jamin, David; /Marseille, CPPM

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs boson in the ZH to llbb channel at CDF Run II  

SciTech Connect

The Standard Model of particle physics is in excellent agreement with the observed phenomena of particle physics. Within the Standard Model, the weak and electromagnetic forces are successfully combined. However, this combination is only valid if the masses of the force carriers of the weak force, the Z and W bosons, are massless. In fact, these two particles are the second and third most massive observed elementary particles. Within the minimal Standard Model, the Higgs mechanism is introduced to reconcile this contradiction. Conclusive proof of this theory would come with the discovery of the Higgs boson.

Efron, Jonathan Zvi; /Ohio State U.

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Historical Profile of the Higgs Boson  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Higgs boson was postulated in 1964, and phenomenological studies of its possible production and decays started in the early 1970s, followed by studies of its possible productionin e{sup +} e{sup -}, {anti p}p and pp collisions, in particular. Until recently, the most sensitive searches for the Higgs boson were at LEP between 1989 and 2000, which have been complemented bysearches at the Fermilab Tevatron. The LHC has recently entered the hunt, excluding a Higgs boson over a large range of masses and revealing a tantalizing hint in the range 119 to125 GeV, and there are good prospects that the existence or otherwise of the Higgs boson will soon be established. One of the most attractive possibilities is that the Higgs bosonis accompanied by supersymmetry, though composite options have yet to be excluded. This article reviews some of the key historical developments in Higgs physics over the past half-century.

Ellis, John; Gaillard, Mary K.; Nanopoulos, Dimitri V.

2012-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Homing in on the Higgs Boson Howard E. Haber  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vol. 38 (2007) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 3 SEARCH FOR A LIGHT STANDARD MODEL HIGGS BOSON IN THE H) A prospective analysis for the discovery of a light Standard Model Higgs boson in the CMS experiment and the Higgs boson decay channel H WW() e+ e- ¯, for a mass MH in the range 120

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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Higgs Boson Digest and Discussion By Tony O'Hagan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Higgs Boson ­ Digest and Discussion By Tony O'Hagan Introduction On July 10th 2012, I posted to consult this list in search of answers. We've heard a lot about the Higgs boson. The news reports say like (in the sense of having some of the right characteristics of) the elusive Higgs boson

O'Hagan, Tony

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The Higgs boson in the Standard Model theoretical constraints and a direct search in the wh channel at the Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

We have presented results in two different yet strongly linked aspects of Higgs boson physics. We have learned about the importance of the Higgs boson for the fate of the Standard Model, being either only a theory limited to explaining phenomena at the electroweak scale or, if the Higgs boson lies within a mass range of 130 < m{sub H} < 160 GeV the SM would remain a self consistent theory up to highest energy scales O(m{sub Pl}). This could have direct implications on theories of cosmological inflation using the Higgs boson as the particle giving rise to inflation in the very early Universe, if it couples non-minimally to gravity, an effect that would only become significant at very high energies. After understanding the immense meaning of proving whether the Higgs boson exists and if so, at which mass, we have presented a direct search for a Higgs boson in associated production with a W boson in a mass range 100 < m{sub H} < 150 GeV. A light Higgs boson is favored regarding constraints from electroweak precision measurements. As a single analysis is not yet sensitive for an observation of the Higgs boson using 5.3 fb{sup -1} of Tevatron data, we set limits on the production cross section times branching ratio. At the Tevatron, however, we are able to combine the sensitivity of our analyses not only across channels or analyses at a single experiment but also across both experiments, namely CDF and D0. This yields to the so-called Tevatron Higgs combination which, in total, combines 129 analyses from both experiments with luminosities of up to 6.7 fb{sup -1}. The results of a previous Tevatron combination led to the first exclusion of possible Higgs boson masses since the LEP exclusion in 2001. The latest Tevatron combination from July 2010 can be seen in Fig. 111 and limits compared to the Standard Model expectation are listed in Table 23. It excludes a SM Higgs boson in the regions of 100 < m{sub H} < 109 GeV as well as 158 < m{sub H} < 175 GeV based on the observed final limits at 95% C.L. In the most interesting low mass region between 115 and 135 GeV, even the full Tevatron combination is not yet sensitive enough to exclude a Higgs boson, or to even prove its existence with a meaningful significance. Fig. 112 shows a projection plot for sensitivity to the SM Higgs boson at the Tevatron as a measure of increasing luminosity. The 10 fb{sup -1} projection is a rather conservative outlook for the coming year of data taking as the Tevatron runs smoothly and the run till the end of 2011 is assured. By now, already 9 fb{sup -1} have been recorded by the two experiments. As the extrapolation plot shows, this amount of luminosity will allow to exclude the Higgs boson over a wide mass range at a 95% C.L. With the LHC at CERN now running and successfully collecting first data, it is worth looking at projections of Higgs boson sensitivity at the current center of mass energy of 7 TeV of the LHC accelerator. Fig. 113 shows a projection of a possible SM Higgs boson exclusion using 1 fb{sup -1} of LHC data collected by the ATLAS experiment. An exclusion is expected between 135 and 188 GeV at 95% C.L., combining the three decay channels H {yields} WW, H {yields} ZZ and H {yields} {gamma}{gamma}. A combination between LHC experiments would possibly yield an even broader range of excluded Higgs boson mass points. Therefore, whether at the Tevatron or the LHC, exciting times in the exclusion or possible discovery of the SM Higgs boson lie ahead.

Huske, Nils Kristian; /Paris U., VI-VII

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined CDF and D0 Searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Photons with up to 8.2 fb^-1  

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We combine results from CDF and D0's direct searches for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson (H) produced in ppbar collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV, focusing on the decay H\\rightarrow\\gamma\\gamma. We compute upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section times the decay branching fraction in the range 100Higgs boson. With datasets corresponding to 7.0 fb-1 (CDF) and 8.2 fb-1 (D0), the 95% C.L. upper limits on Higgs boson production is a factor of 10.5 times the SM cross section for a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV/c^2.

Physics, the Tevatron New

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Search for the Higgs Boson Produced in Association with $Z\\to \\ell^+\\ell^-$ Using the Matrix Element Method at CDF II  

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We present a search for associated production of the standard model (SM) Higgs boson and a $Z$ boson where the $Z$ boson decays to two leptons and the Higgs decays to a pair of $b$ quarks in $p\\bar{p}$ collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron. We use event probabilities based on SM matrix elements to construct a likelihood function of the Higgs content of the data sample. In a CDF data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.7 fb$^{-1}$ we see no evidence of a Higgs boson with a mass between 100 GeV$/c^2$ and 150 GeV$/c^2$. We set 95% confidence level (C.L.) upper limits on the cross-section for $ZH$ production as a function of the Higgs boson mass $m_H$; the limit is 8.2 times the SM prediction at $m_H = 115$ GeV$/c^2$.

The CDF Collaboration; T. Aaltonen

2009-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined CDF and D0 Searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Photons with up to 8.2 fb^-1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We combine results from CDF and D0's direct searches for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson (H) produced in p{bar p} collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV, focusing on the decay H {yields} {gamma}{gamma}. We compute upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section times the decay branching fraction in the range 100 Higgs boson. With datasets corresponding to 7.0 fb{sup -1} (CDF) and 8.2 fb{sup -1} (D0), the 95% C.L. upper limits on Higgs boson production is a factor of 10.5 times the SM cross section for a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2}.

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2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined CDF and D0 Searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Photons with up to 8.2 fb^-1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We combine results from CDF and D0's direct searches for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson (H) produced in ppbar collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV, focusing on the decay H\\rightarrow\\gamma\\gamma. We compute upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section times the decay branching fraction in the range 100Higgs boson. With datasets corresponding to 7.0 fb-1 (CDF) and 8.2 fb-1 (D0), the 95% C.L. upper limits on Higgs boson production is a factor of 10.5 times the SM cross section for a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV/c^2.

The CDF Collaboration; the D0 Collaboration; the Tevatron New Physics; Higgs Working Group

2011-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Tools for Charged Higgs Bosons  

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In order to identify the Higgs sector realized in nature, the predictions for Higgs boson masses, production cross sections and decay widths have to be compared with experimental results. We give a brief overview about computer codes for the evaluation of the properties of charged Higgs bosons, mostly focusing on the case of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM). We briefly review the relevance of the various contributions to the charged MSSM Higgs boson mass arising at the one-loop level.

S. Heinemeyer

2008-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs Boson in the H?WW[superscript (*)]??[superscript +]??[superscript -]?? Decay Channel in pp Collisions at ?s=7??TeV with the ATLAS Detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for the Higgs boson has been performed in the H?WW[superscript (*)]??[superscript +]??[superscript -]?? channel (?=e/?) with an integrated luminosity of 2.05??fb[superscript -1] of pp collisions at ?s=7??TeV ...

Taylor, Frank E.

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Search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying to a bb pair in events with two oppositely-charged leptons using the full CDF data set  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson in data collected with the CDF II detector at the Tevatron, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 9.45/fb. In events consistent with the decay of the Higgs boson to a bottom-quark pair and the Z boson to electron or muon pairs, we set 95% credibility level upper limits on the ZH production cross section times the H -> bb branching ratio as a function of Higgs boson mass. At a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV/c^2 we observe (expect) a limit of 7.1 (3.9) times the standard model value.

CDF Collaboration

2012-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

244

Higgs Boson -- on Your Own  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

One of the highlights of 2012 in physics is related to two papers, published by the ATLAS and the CMS Collaborations, that announced the discovery of at least one new particle in pp collisions at CERN LHC. At least one of the properties of this new particle is found to be similar to that of the Higgs boson, the last and most difficult to find building block from the Standard Model of particle physics. Physics teachers are frequently approached by their media-educated students, who inquire about the properties of the Higgs boson, but physics teachers are rarely trained to teach this elusive aspect of particle physics in elementary, middle or junior high schools. In this paper I describe a card-game, that can be considered as a hands-on and easily accessible tool that allows interested teachers, students and also motivated lay-persons to play with the properties of the newly found Higgs-like particle. This new particle was detected through its decays to directly observable, final state particles. Many of these final state particles are represented in a deck of cards, that represent elementary particles, originally invented to popularize the physics of quark matter in the so-called Quark Matter Card Games. The Higgs decay properties can be utilized, playfully, in a Higgs boson search card game. The rules of this game illustrate also the need for some luck, to complement knowledge and memory, useful skills that this game also helps to develop. The paper is organized as a handout or booklet, that directly describes how to play the Higgs boson on Your Own card game.

T. Csorgo

2013-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

245

Dark side of the Higgs boson.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Current limits from the Large Hadron Collider exclude a standard model-like Higgs mass above 150 GeV, by placing an upper bound on the Higgs production rate. We emphasize that, alternatively, the limit could be interpreted as a lower bound on the total decay width of the Higgs boson. If the invisible decay width of the Higgs is of the same order as the visible decay width, a heavy Higgs boson could be consistent with null results from current searches. We propose a method to infer the invisible decay of the Higgs by using the width of the measured h {yields} ZZ {yields} 4 {ell} line shape, and study the effect on the width extraction due to a reduced signal strength. Assuming the invisible decay product is the dark matter, we show that minimal models are tightly constrained by limits from Higgs searches at the LHC and direct detection experiments of dark matter, unless the relic density constraint is relaxed.

Low, I.; Schwaller, P.; Shaughnessy, G.; Wagner, C. E. M. (High Energy Physics); (Northwestern University); (University of Illinois); (University of Wisconsin); (University of Chicago); (University of Chicago)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Search for Higgs at CDF  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the results on the searches for the SM and the non-SM Higgs boson production in ppbar collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV with the CDF detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. Using data corresponding to 300--700pb-1, we search for the Higgs boson in various production and decay channels. No signal is observed, therefore, we set upper limits on the production cross-section times branching fraction as a function of the Higgs boson mass.

Shin-Shan Yu

2006-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

247

Search for Higgs at CDF  

SciTech Connect

We present the results on the searches for the SM and the non-SM Higgs boson production in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV with the CDF detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. Using data corresponding to 300-700 pb{sup -1}, we search for the Higgs boson in various production and decay channels. No signal is observed, therefore, we set upper limits on the production cross-section times branching fraction as a function of the Higgs boson mass.

Yu, Shin-Shan; /Fermilab

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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First Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Using the Semileptonic Decay Channel: H --> WW --> mu bar nu jj  

SciTech Connect

This dissertation presents the first search for the standard model Higgs boson (H) in decay topologies containing a muon, an imbalance in transverse momentum (E{sub T}) and jets, using p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV with an integrated luminosity of 4.3 fb{sup -1} recorded with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. This analysis is sensitive primary to contributions from Higgs bosons produced through gluon fusion, with subsequent decay H {yields} WW {yields} {mu}{nu}jj where W represents a real or virtual W boson. In the absence of signal, limits are set at 95% confidence on the production and decay of the standard model Higgs boson for M{sub H} in the range of 115-200 GeV. For M{sub H} = 165 GeV, the observed and expected limits are factors of 11.2 larger than the standard model value. Combining this channel with e{nu}jj final states and including earlier data to increase the integrated luminosity to 5.4 fb{sup -1} produces observed(expected) limits of 5.5(3.8) times the standard model value.

Zelitch, Shannon Maura; /Virginia U.

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

A Historical Profile of the Higgs Boson  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

D. V. Nanopoulos, Higgs bosons from two gluon annihilationAssociated production of Higgs bosons and Z particles, Phys.Low-energy theorems for Higgs boson couplings to photons,

Ellis, John

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Search for Hadronic Decays of a Light Higgs Boson in the Radiative Decay  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors search for hadronic decays of a light Higgs boson (A{sup 0}) produced in radiative decays of an {Upsilon}(2S) or {Upsilon}(3S) meson, {Upsilon} {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}. The data have been recorded by the BABAR experiment at the {Upsilon}(3S) and {Upsilon}(2S) center of mass energies, and include (121.3 {+-} 1.2) x 10{sup 6} {Upsilon}(3S) and (98.3 {+-} 0.9) x 10{sup 6} {Upsilon}(2S) mesons. No significant signal is observed. We set 90% confidence level upper limits on the product branching fractions {beta}({Upsilon}(nS) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}) {center_dot} {beta}(A{sup 0} {yields} hadrons) (n = 2 or 3) that range from 1 x 10{sup -6} for an A{sup 0} mass of 0.3 GeV/c{sup 2} to 8 x 10{sup -5} at 7 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Lees, J.P.; Poireau, V.; Tisserand, V.; Garra Tico, J.; Grauges, E.; Martinelli, M.; Milanes, D.A.; Palano, A.; Pappagallo, M.; Eigen, G.; Stugu, B.; Brown, D.N.; Kerth, L.T.; Kolomensky, Yu.G.; Lynch, G.; Koch, H.; Schroeder, T.; Asgeirsson, D.J.; Hearty, C.; Mattison, T.S.; McKenna, J.A.

2012-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

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A search for the Higgs boson in the zh channel with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider  

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This analysis describes a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson through the decay mode ZH {yields} e{sup +}e{sup -}b{bar b} in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The data sample used in this analysis corresponds to 452 pb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity accumulated with the D{null} detector. Agreement between data and standard model predictions is observed. A 95% confidence level upper exclusion limit for the {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} ZH) x BR(H {yields} b{bar b}) channel is set between 3.2-8.2 pb for Higgs masses of 105 to 145 GeV.

Heinmiller, James Matthew; /Illinois U., Chicago

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Tau longitudinal polarization in B{yields}D{tau}{nu} and its role in the search for the charged Higgs boson  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We study the longitudinal polarization of the tau lepton in B{yields}D{tau}{nu} decay. After discussing possible sensitivities of {tau} decay modes to the {tau} polarization, we examine the effect of charged Higgs boson on the {tau} polarization in B{yields}D{tau}{nu}. We find a relation between the decay rate and the {tau} polarization, and clarify the role of the {tau} polarization measurement in the search for the charged Higgs boson.

Tanaka, Minoru; Watanabe, Ryoutaro [Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043 (Japan)

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Search for the Higgs boson in the H->WW->lnujj decay channel at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector  

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A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson has been performed in the H->WW->lnujj channel using 4.7 fb^-1 of pp collision data recorded at a centre-of-mass energy of sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Higgs boson candidates produced in association with zero, one or two jets are included in the analysis to maximize the acceptance for both gluon fusion and weak boson fusion Higgs boson production processes. No significant excess of events is observed over the expected background and limits on the Higgs boson production cross section are derived for a Higgs boson mass in the range 300 GeV WW produced in association with zero or one jet is 2.2 pb (1.9 pb), corresponding to 1.9 (1.6) times the Standard Model prediction. In the Higgs boson plus two jets channel, which is more sensitive to the weak boson fusion process, the observed (expected) 95% confidence level upper bound on the cross section for H->WW production with mH = 400 GeV is 0.7 pb (0.6 pb), corresponding to 7.9 (6.5) times the Standard Model prediction.

ATLAS Collaboration

2012-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

254

Improved Search for a Higgs Boson Produced in Association with Z->l+l- in proton antiproton Collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV  

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced with a Z boson in 4.1 fb{sup -1} of data collected with the CDF II detector at the Tevatron. In events consistent with the decay of the Higgs boson to a bottom-quark pair and the Z boson to electrons or muons, we set 95% credibility level upper limits on the ZH production cross section times the H {yields} b{bar b} branching ratio. Improved analysis methods enhance signal sensitivity by 20% relative to previous searches beyond the gain due to the larger data sample. At a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2} we set a limit of 5.9 times the standard model value.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Oviedo U. /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Appel, J.A.; /Fermilab; Apresyan, A.; /Purdue U.; Arisawa, T.; /Waseda U. /Dubna, JINR

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Improved Search for a Higgs Boson Produced in Association with Z?l+l- in pp? Collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV  

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We search for the standard model Higgs boson produced with a Z boson in 4.1??fb-1 [fb superscript -1] of integrated luminosity collected with the CDF II detector at the Tevatron. In events consistent with the decay of the ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

256

Higgs searches at the Tevatron  

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We present the latest results on searches for the standard and beyond-the-standard model Higgs bosons in proton-antiproton collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV by the CDF and D0 experiments at the Fermilab Tevatron. No significant excess is observed above the expected background, and the cross section limits for the Higgs bosons are calculated. It is noticed that the standard model Higgs boson in the mass range 163-166 GeV/c{sup 2} is excluded at the 95% C.L.

Yamamoto, Kazuhiro; /Osaka City U.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the diphoton final state in proton-antiproton collisions at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV using the CDF II detector.  

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??We present a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying into a pair of photons produced in pp ? collisions with a center of… (more)

Bland, Karen Renee.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Signal and background in NLO QCD for the search of the intermediate mass Higgs boson at the SSC  

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The signal and background for the search of the Standard Model Higgs boson in the intermediate mass range 80 GeV < m{sub H} < 2M{sub Z} is studied based on calculations of the cross sections in next-to-leading order QCD perturbation theory for the production of the Higgs boson via gluon-gluon fusion and for the hadronic two-photon production. The method of Monte-Carlo integration allows the application of realistic cuts (p{sub T}, rapidity, photon isolation) to the cross section. Results are given for the K-factors of the signal and the background. It turns out that the NLO corrections improve the situation for a Higgs boson mass in the range of 80--120 GeV. Furthermore, the influence of a cut on the transverse momentum of the additional jet produced in the processes gg {yields} Hg, gq {yields} Hq, q{bar q} {yields} Hg is compared to a similar cut for the background.

Bailey, B. [Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL (United States). Dept. of Physics; Graudenz, D. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)

1993-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

259

Search for Higgs boson production in trilepton and like-charge electron-muon final states with the D0 detector  

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We present a search for Higgs bosons in multilepton final states in pp-bar collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV recorded with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider, using the full Run II data set with integrated luminosities of up to 9.7 fb-1. The multilepton states considered are two electron plus muon, electron with two muons, muon with two hadronic tau leptons, and like-charge electron-muon pairs. These channels directly probe the HVV (V=W,Z) coupling of the Higgs boson in production and decay. The muon with two hadronic tau lepton channel is also sensitive to H to tau lepton pair decays. Upper limits at the 95% C.L on the rate of standard model Higgs boson production are derived in the mass range 100 Higgs boson model.

D0 Collaboration

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

260

Search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a $W^{\\pm}$ boson with 7.5 fb$^{-1}$ integrated luminosity at CDF  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W{sup {+-}} boson. This search uses data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 7.5fb{sup -1} collected by the CDF detector at the Tevatron. We select WH{yields}{ell}vb{bar b} candidate events with two jets, large missing transverse energy, and exactly one charged lepton. We further require that at least one jet be identified to originate from a bottom quark. Discrimination between the signal and the large background is achieved through the use of a Bayesian artificial neural network. The number of tagged events and their distributions are consistent with the standard model expectations. We observe no evidence for a Higgs boson signal and set 95% C.L. upper limits on the WH production cross section times the branching ratio to decay to b{bar b}pairs, {sigma}(p{bar p}{yields}W{sup {+-}}H)xB(H{yields}b{bar b}), relative to the rate predicted by the standard model. For the Higgs boson mass range of 100 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2} we set observed (expected) upper limits from 1.34 (1.83) to 38.8 (23.4). For 115 GeV/c{sup 2} the upper limit is 3.64 (2.78). The combination of the present search with an independent analysis that selects events with three jets yields more stringent limits ranging from 1.12 (1.79) to 34.4 (21.6) in the same mass range. For 115 and 125 GeV/c{sup 2} the upper limits are 2.65 (2.60) and 4.36 (3.69), respectively.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Oviedo U. /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U. /Fermilab; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Appel, J.A.; /Fermilab; Arisawa, T.; /Waseda U.; Artikov, A.; /Dubna, JINR /Texas A-M

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Search for the Higgs boson in the ZH->nunubb channel: Development of a b-tagging method based on soft muons  

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In the Standard Model of particle physics, the Higgs boson generates elementary particle masses. Current theoretical and experimental constraints lead to a Higgs boson mass between 114.4 and 158 GeV with 95% confidence level. Moreover, Tevatron has recently excluded the mass ranges between 100 and 109 GeV, 158 and 175 GeV with 95% confidence level. These results gives a clear indication to search for a Higgs boson at low mass. The D0 detector is located near Chicago, at the Tevatron, a proton-antiproton collider with an energy in the center of mass of 1.96 TeV. The topic of this thesis is the search for a Higgs boson in association with a Z boson. This channel is sensitive to low mass Higgs boson (<135 GeV) which has a branching ratio H {yields} bb varies between 50% and 90% in this mass range. The decay channel ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}b{bar b} studied has in the final state 2 heavy-flavor jets and some missing transverse energy due to escaping neutrinos. The heavy-flavor jets identification ('b-tagging') is done with a new algorithm (SLTNN) developped specifically for semi-leptonic decay of b quarks. The Higgs boson search analysis was performed with 3 fb{sup -1} of data. The use of SLTNN increases by 10% the Higgs boson signal efficiency. The global analysis sensitivity improvement, however, is rather low (<1%) after taking into account the backgrounds and systematic uncertainties.

Jamin, David; /Marseille, CPPM

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Application of Neural Networks Optimized by Genetic Algorithms to Higgs Boson Search  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describe an application of a neural network approach to SM (standard model) and MSSM (minimal supersymetry standard model) Higgs search in the associated production ttH with H ¿ bb. This decay channel is considered as a discovery channel ...

Frantisek Hakl; Marek Hlavácek; Roman Kalous

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

A Historical Profile of the Higgs Boson  

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Machacek and D. V. Nanopoulos, Higgs bosons from two gluonAssociated production of Higgs bosons and Z particles, Phys.1964) 585. [24] P. W. Higgs, Spontaneous symmetry breakdown

Ellis, John

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Gauge Theories on an Interval: Unitarity Without a Higgs Boson  

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breaking without a Higgs boson. Gauge Theories on anscattering amplitude. The Higgs boson is localized at y = ?Rreal scalar ?eld, the Higgs boson. At tree level, the

Csaki, Csaba; Grojean, Christophe; Murayama, Hitoshi; Luigi, Pilo; Terning, John

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Search for charged and doubly-charged Higgs boson production in proton-antiproton collisions at sqrt{s} = 1.96 TeV  

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We present searches for charged Higgs production in decays of top quarks and also pair production of doubly charged Higgs boson decaying to di-tau, di-muon, and muon + tau final states. The searches are performed in proton-antiproton collisions at sqrt{s} = 1.96 TeV using an integrated luminosity of up to 7 fb-1 collected by the CDF and D0 experiments at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We find no evidence for charged Higgs production and set limits on the production cross-section for a variety of theoretical models. This represents the first search for pair production of doubly-charged Higgs bosons decaying into tau leptons at a hadron collider.

L. Suter

2011-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

266

A search for double-charged Higgs bosons at the Tevatron  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We search for the pair production of doubly charged Higgs particles followed by the lepton-flavor violating decay of each Higgs into electron-and-tau and muon-and-tau pairs using 350 pb{sup -1} of data collected by the CDF II experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron. Separate searches investigate cases where three or four final state leptons are detected, and the limits for each exclusive decay mode reflect the combined results of both searches. Assuming the H{sup {+-}{+-}}{sub L} decays exclusively into like sign electron-and-tau pairs, we set a lower limit on its mass of 114 GeV/c2 at the 95 % confidence level. In the case of exclusive muon-and-tau decays, we set a lower mass limit of 112 GeV/c2 also at the 95% confidence level.

Baraoiant, Sasha; /UC, Davis

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

SM Higgs Searches at CDF  

SciTech Connect

We present the latest CDF searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson with 1.96 TeV center-of-mass energy collisions produced at the Fermilab Tevatron. The data was collected with the CDF II detector at the Tevatron collider and correspond to an integrated luminosity from 2 to 4.8 1/fb. To achieve maximal sensitivity, many channels are analyzed including final states from gluon fusion, vector boson fusion, and associated production with W and Z bosons.

Alvarez Gonzalez, Barbara; /Oviedo U.

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Search for Charged Higgs Bosons in Decays of Top Quarks in pp-bar Collisions at sqrt s=1.96 TeV  

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We report on the first direct search for charged Higgs bosons decaying into cs? in tt? events produced by pp? collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV. The search uses a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of ...

Xie, Si

269

Search for the standard model Higgs boson in associated $WH$ production in 9.7 fb$^{-1}$ of $p\\bar{p}$ collisions with the D0 detector  

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson in final states with a charged lepton (electron or muon), missing transverse energy, and two or three jets, at least one of which is identified as a $b$-quark jet. The search is primarily sensitive to $WH\\to\\ell\

The D0 Collaboration

2012-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

270

The quest for the Higgs boson  

SciTech Connect

Various ways are reviewed which have been suggested to search for the Higgs boson of the Weinberg-Salam model. It is found that if the Higgs mass is less than 40 GeV or so, it should be found in the decay of the Z either at the SLC or at LEP. Masses larger than this can be probed in the decay of toponium, if toponium exists in an accessible mass range. 27 refs., 15 figs. (LEW)

Hinchliffe, I.

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Search for a standard model Higgs boson in CMS via vector boson fusion in the H ---> WW ---> l nu l nu channel  

SciTech Connect

We present the potential for discovering the Standard Model Higgs boson produced by the vector-boson fusion mechanism. We considered the decay of Higgs bosons into the W{sup +}W{sup -} final state, with both W-bosons subsequently decaying leptonically. The main background is t{bar t} with one or more jets produced. This study is based on a full simulation of the CMS detector, and up-to-date reconstruction codes. The result is that a signal of 5{sigma} significance can be obtained with an integrated luminosity of 12 - 72 fb{sup -1} for Higgs boson masses between 130 < m{sub H} < 200 GeV . In addition, the major background can be measured directly to 7% from the data with an integrated luminosity of 30 fb{sup -1}. In this study, we suggested a method to obtain information in Higgs mass using the transverse mass distributions.

Yazgan, E.; /Middle East Tech. U., Ankara /Fermilab; Damgov, J.; /Sofiya, Inst. Nucl. Res. /Fermilab; Akchurin, N.; /Texas Tech.; Genchev, V.; /Sofiya, Inst. Nucl. Res.; Green, D.; /Fermilab; Kunori, S.; /Maryland U.; Schmitt, M.; /Northwestern U.; Wu, W.; /Fermilab; Zeyrek, M.T.; /Middle East Tech. U., Ankara

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Search for Higgs Boson Production in Association with the W boson in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions  

SciTech Connect

A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson was carried out in WH {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b} process in p{bar p} collisions at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV, where W, H, {ell}, {nu}, b and p denote either a W{sup +} or W{sup -} boson, Higgs boson, lepton (electron or muon), neutrino, bottom quark and proton, respectively. The data were collected with the Collider Detector at Fermilab from February 2002 to August 2004. The corresponding integrated luminosity is 319 pb{sup -1}. We select events containing a single high-p{sub T} electron or muon, a large imbalance of the total transverse energy from a neutrino and two b quark jets. The main backgrounds are the W + light flavor/gluon jets and W + heavy flavor jets processes. Requiring the secondary vertex b-tagging enables us to reject the W + light flavor/gluon jets events effectively. After all event selections, they observe 187 events which is in agreement with the Standard Model background expectation of 175.2 {+-} 26.3 events, and there is no significant excess originating from the Higgs boson in the reconstructed dijet invariant mass distribution. They thus set a 95% confidence level upper limit on the production cross section times branching ratio decaying into bb, {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} W H) x Br(H {yields} b{bar b}). The detection efficiency for the W H events, which is necessary for calculating the upper limit, is determined by the Monte Carlo except for the lepton identification efficiency, the lepton trigger efficiency and the b-tagging efficiency which are estimated from the CDF real data. The resultant 95% confidence level upper limits are 10.0 pb to 2.8 pb using at least one b-tagging method and 9.7 pb to 6.6 pb using double b-tagging method for the Higgs boson mass region 110 GeV/c{sup 2} to 150 GeV/c{sup 2}, where the Standard Model prediction is approximately one or two order of magnitude lower than the results.

Ishizawa, Yoshio; /Tsukuba U.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Search for Standard Model Higgs Boson Production in Association with a $W$ Boson Using a Matrix Element Technique at CDF in $p\\bar{p}$ Collisions at $\\sqrt{s} = 1.96$ TeV  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a search for standard model Higgs boson production in association with a W boson using events recorded by the CDF experiment in a dataset corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.6 fb{sup -1}. The search is performed using a matrix element technique in which the signal and background hypotheses are used to create a powerful discriminator. The discriminant output distributions for signal and background are fit to the observed events using a binned likelihood approach to search for the Higgs boson signal. We find no evidence for a Higgs boson, and 95% confidence level (C.L.) upper limits are set on {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} WH) x {Beta}(H {yields} b{bar b}). The observed limits range from 3.5 to 37.6 relative to the standard model expectation for Higgs boson masses between m{sub H} = 100 GeV/c{sup 2} and m{sub H} = 150 GeV/c{sup 2}. The 95% C.L. expected limit is estimated from the median of an ensemble of simulated experiments and varies between 2.9 and 32.7 relative to the production rate predicted by the standard model over the Higgs boson mass range studied.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Oviedo U. /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U. /Fermilab; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Appel, J.A.; /Fermilab; Arisawa, T.; /Waseda U.; Artikov, A.; /Dubna, JINR /Texas A-M

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

The Higgs boson in the Standard Model : theoretical constraints and a direct search in the WH channel at the Tevatron.  

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??Le mécanisme de Higgs du Modèle Standard (SM) peut expliquer l'origine de la masse. Il prédit également l'existence d'une particule non encore observée, le boson… (more)

Hüske, Nils Kristian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Vol. 29 (1998) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 12 WHERE IS THE HIGGS BOSON?  

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Vol. 29 (1998) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 12 WHERE IS THE HIGGS BOSON? Maria Krawczyk Institute of the Higgs boson search in the Standard Model and beyond is presented. PACS numbers: 12.60.Fr, 14.80.Cp 1 as an 'origin' of the mass of #12;Where is the Higgs Boson? 3545 fermions and gauge bosons in the Standard Model

Magiera, Andrzej

276

Supersymmetric Higgs Bosons in Weak Boson Fusion  

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We compute the complete supersymmetric next-to-leading order corrections to the production of a light Higgs boson in weak boson fusion. The size of the electroweak corrections is of similar order as the next-to-leading order corrections in the Standard Model. The supersymmetric QCD corrections turn out to be significantly smaller than their electroweak counterparts. These higher--order corrections are an important ingredient to a precision analysis of the (supersymmetric) Higgs sector at the LHC, either as a known correction factor or as a contribution to the theory error.

W. Hollik; T. Plehn; M. Rauch; H. Rzehak

2008-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

277

A Search for the Higgs Boson Produced in Association with $Z\\to \\ell^+\\ell^-$ Using the Matrix Element Method at CDF II  

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We present a search for associated production of the standard model (SM) Higgs boson and a Z boson where the Z boson decays to two leptons and the Higgs decays to a pair of b quarks in p{bar p} collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron. We use event probabilities based on SM matrix elements to construct a likelihood function of the Higgs content of the data sample. In a CDF data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.7 fb{sup -1} we see no evidence of a Higgs boson with a mass between 100 GeV/c{sup 2} and 150 GeV/c{sup 2}. We set 95% confidence level (C.L.) upper limits on the cross-section for ZH production as a function of the Higgs boson mass m{sub H}; the limit is 8.2 times the SM prediction at m{sub H} = 115 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, J.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Apresyan, A.; /Purdue U. /Waseda U.

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Combined CDF and D0 Searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Photons with up to 8.2 fb^-1  

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We combine results from CDF and D0's direct searches for the standard model (SM) Higgs boson (H) produced in p{bar p} collisions at the Fermilab Tevatron at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV, focusing on the decay H {yields} {gamma}{gamma}. We compute upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section times the decay branching fraction in the range 100 < m{sub H} < 150 GeV/c{sup 2}, and we interpret the results in the context of the standard model. We use the MSTW08 parton distribution functions and the latest theoretical cross section predictions when testing for the presence of a SM Higgs boson. With datasets corresponding to 7.0 fb{sup -1} (CDF) and 8.2 fb{sup -1} (D0), the 95% C.L. upper limits on Higgs boson production is a factor of 10.5 times the SM cross section for a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2}.

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2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

The Higgs Boson Width is Adjustable  

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We show that it is possible to construct models in which the width of the Higgs boson is arbitrary- either smaller or larger than a standard model Higgs boson of the same mass. There are no new fields into which the Higgs boson decays. Instead, the coupling of the Higgs boson to the gauge bosons is adjusted. We construct and analyze weakly–coupled models with arbitrary–width Higgs bosons to investigate the phenomenology one might find in a strongly interacting model. In any such model new physics must enter at a mass scale which decreases as the Higgs boson width is adjusted away from its standard model value. In particular, if the Higgs boson is wider than the standard model Higgs boson, then interesting new physics must appear in the isospin–two channel.

R. Sekhar Chivukulaa; Michael J. Dugana

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

The Higgs Boson Width is Adjustable  

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We show that it is possible to construct models in which the width of the Higgs boson is arbitrary - either smaller or larger than a standard model Higgs boson of the same mass. There are no new fields into which the Higgs boson decays. Instead, the coupling of the Higgs boson to the gauge bosons is adjusted. We construct and analyze weakly--coupled models with arbitrary--width Higgs bosons to investigate the phenomenology one might find in a strongly interacting model. In any such model new physics must enter at a mass scale which decreases as the Higgs boson width is adjusted away from its standard model value. In particular, if the Higgs boson is wider than the standard model Higgs boson, then interesting new physics must appear in the isospin--two channel.

R. Sekhar Chivukula; Michael J. Dugan; Mitchell Golden

1994-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Search for neutral Higgs bosons decaying to tau pairs produced in association with b-quarks at s**(1/2)=1.96 TeV  

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We report results from a search for neutral Higgs bosons decaying to tau pairs produced in association with a b-quark in 1.6 fb{sup -1} of data taken from June 2006 to March 2008 with the D0 detector at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. The final state includes a muon, hadronically decaying tau, and jet identified as coming from a b-quark. We set cross section times branching ratio limits on production of such neutral Higgs bosons {phi} in the mass range from 90 GeV to 160 GeV. Exclusion limits are set at the 95% Confidence Level for several supersymmetric scenarios.

Herner, Kenneth Richard; /SUNY, Stony Brook

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Search for a Fermiophobic Higgs Boson Decaying into Diphotons in p p-bar Collisions at sqrt{s} = 1.96 TeV  

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A search for a narrow diphoton mass resonance is presented based on data from 3.0 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity from p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV collected by the CDF experiment. No evidence of a resonance in the diphoton mass spectrum is observed, and upper limits are set on the cross section times branching fraction of the resonant state as a function of Higgs boson mass. The resulting limits exclude Higgs bosons with masses below 106 GeV/c{sup 2} at a 95% Bayesian credibility level (C.L.) for one fermiophobic benchmark model.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, Jahred A.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, Dante E.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, Alberto; /Frascati; Antos, Jaroslav; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Apresyan, A.; /Purdue U. /Waseda U.

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Search for a Standard Model Higgs Boson in the H to ZZ to l(+)l(-)v(v)over-bar Decay Channel with the ATLAS Detector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A search for a heavy standard model Higgs boson decaying via H {yields} ZZ {yields} {ell}{sup +}{ell}{sup -} {nu}{bar {nu}}, where {ell} = e, {mu}, is presented. It is based on proton-proton collision data at {radical}s = 7 TeV, collected by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC in the first half of 2011 and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.04 fb{sup -1}. The data are compared to the expected standard model backgrounds. The data and the background expectations are found to be in agreement and upper limits are placed on the Higgs boson production cross section over the entire mass window considered; in particular, the production of a standard model Higgs boson is excluded in the region 340 < m{sub H} < 450 GeV at the 95% confidence level.

Aad, G.; Abbott, B; Abdallah, J; Abdelalim, AA; Abdesselam, A; Abdinov, O; Abi, B; Abolins, M; Abramowicz, H; Abreu, H; Acerbi, E; Acharya, BS; Adams, DL; Addy, N; Adelman, J; Aderholz, M; Adomeit, S; Adragna, P; Adye, T; Aefsky, S; Aguilar-Saavedra, JA; A

2011-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in pp collisions at ?s=7??TeV with the ATLAS detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A combined search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC is presented. The data sets used correspond to integrated luminosities from 4.6??fb[superscript -1] to 4.9??fb[superscript -1] of ...

Taylor, Frank E.

285

Search for a Higgs Boson in the Diphoton Final State in pp? Collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for a narrow Higgs boson resonance in the diphoton mass spectrum is presented based on data corresponding to 7.0??fb[superscript -1] of integrated luminosity from pp? collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV collected by the ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

286

Search for the Higgs Boson in the H?WW?l?jj Decay Channel in pp Collisions at ?s=7??TeV with the ATLAS Detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search for a Higgs boson has been performed in the H?WW???jj channel in 1.04??fb[superscript -1] of pp collision data at ?s=7??TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No significant excess of ...

Taylor, Frank E.

287

Search for a Low-Mass Higgs Boson in Upsilon (3S)--> gamma A0, A0--> tau + tau - at BABAR  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We search for a light Higgs boson A0 in the radiative decay ?(3S)??A0, A0-->?+?-, ?+?e+?e?? ?, or ?+-->?+???? ?. The data sample contains 122×106 ?(3S) events recorded with the BABAR detector. We find no evidence for a ...

Zhao, M.

288

Search for a Low-Mass Standard Model Higgs Boson in the ?? Decay Channel in pp? Collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We report on a search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying into pairs of ? leptons in pp? collisions produced by the Tevatron at ?s=1.96??TeV. The analyzed data sample was recorded by the CDFII detector and corresponds ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

289

Search for a Light Pseudoscalar Higgs Boson in the Dimuon Decay Channel in pp Collisions at ?s=7??TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The dimuon invariant mass spectrum is searched in the range between 5.5 and 14 GeV for a light pseudoscalar Higgs boson a, predicted in a number of new physics models, including the next-to-minimal supersymmetric standard ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

290

Search for WH production with a light Higgs boson decaying to prompt electron-jets in proton–proton collisions at ?s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A search is performed for WH production with a light Higgs boson decaying to hidden-sector particles resulting in clusters of collimated electrons, known as electron-jets. The search is performed with 2.04 fb[superscript ...

Taylor, Frank E.

291

First search at CDF for the Higgs boson decaying to a W-boson pair in proton-antiproton collisions at the center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV  

SciTech Connect

By way of retaining the gauge invariance of the Standard Model (SM) and giving masses to the W{sup {+-}} and Z{sup 0} bosons and the fermions, the Higgs mechanism predicts the existence of a neutral scalar bosonic particle, whose mass is not exactly known. The Higgs boson is the only experimentally unconfirmed SM particle to date. This thesis documents a search for the Higgs boson in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV at the Tevatron, using 360 {+-} pb {sup -1} data collected by the Run II Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF II), as part of the most important quest for contemporary particle physicists. The search was for a Higgs boson decaying to a pair of W{sup {+-}} bosons, where each W boson decays to an electron, a muon or a tau that further decays to an electron or a muon with associated neutrinos. Events with two charged leptons plus large missing energy were selected in data triggered on a high p{sub t} lepton and compared to the signal and backgrounds modeled using Monte Carlo and jet data. No signal-like excess was observed in data. Therefore, upper limits on the HWW production cross-section in the analyzed mass range were extracted using the binned likelihood maximum from distributions of dilepton azimuthal angle at 95% Bayesian credibility level (CL), as shown in the table below.

Chuang, Shan-Huei S.; /Wisconsin U., Madison

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Bringing the Higgs Boson to Rest.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Within the Standard Model of particle physics, the Higgs boson can decay to a pair of W bosons which decay leptonically. Despite its relatively large… (more)

van Nieuwkoop, Koos

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Higgs boson production in oppositely charged dilepton and missing energy final states in 9.7 fb-1 of ppbar collisions at sqrts = 1.96 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for Higgs boson in final states with two oppositely charged leptons and large missing transverse energy as expected in H -> WW -> lvlv decays. The events are selected from the full Run II data sample of 9.7 fb-1 of ppbar collisions collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider at sqrt s = 1.96 TeV. To validate our search methodology, we measure the non-resonant W W production cross section and find sigma_WW = 11.6 +/- 0.7 pb, in agreement with the standard model prediction. In the Higgs boson search, no significant excess above the background expectation is observed. Upper limits at the 95% confidence level on the Higgs boson production cross section are therefore derived. Within the standard model, the Higgs boson mass range 159 Higgs boson production cross sections 4.1 times larger than the standard model expectation, which is compatible with the presence of a Higgs boson at this mass. Within a theoretical framework with a fourth generation of fermions, the mass range 125 Higgs boson couplings, which yields an exclusion of fermiophobic Higgs boson production cross sections 3.1 times larger than the expectation for MH = 125 GeV.

D0 Collaboration

2013-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

294

Standard Model Higgs searches at the Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

We report results of searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson at the Fermilab Tevatron using up to 5.4 fb{sup -1} of data taken with the CDF and D0 detectors. There is no significant excess in the mass range of interest and the experiments set upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section, including an exclusion of the Standard Model Higgs in the mass range 162-166 GeV.

Herner, Kenneth; /Michigan U.

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Higgs searches at the Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

The search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in p{bar p} collisions at 1.96 TeV performed by CDF and D0 collaborations at the Tevatron collider is reported in this paper. The Higgs candidate events are reconstructed using different final states in order to optimize the sensitivity in the full range of the Higgs mass. The presented results use different statistical samples collected by the Tevatron up to 5.9 fb{sup -1}. Combining the most updated limits provided by the two experiments for all the final states analyzed, the Standard Model Higgs boson is excluded at 95% C.L. in the mass range 158-175 GeV/c{sup 2}, in good agreement with the prediction for the analyzed data sample.

Mastrandrea, Paolo; /INFN, Siena

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H to ZZ(()asterisk()) to 4l with the ATLAS detector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H {yields} ZZ{sup (*)} {yields} {ell}{sup +}{ell}{sup -}{ell}'{sup +}{ell}'{sup -}, where {ell} = e,{mu}, is presented. Proton-proton collision data at {radical}s = 7 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector and corresponding to an average integrated luminosity of 2.1 fb{sup -1} are compared to the Standard Model expectations. Upper limits on the production cross section of a Standard Model Higgs boson with a mass between 110 and 600 GeV are derived. The observed (expected) 95% confidence level upper limit on the production cross section for a Higgs boson with a mass of 194 GeV, the region with the best expected sensitivity for this search, is 0.99 (1.01) times the Standard Model prediction. The Standard Model Higgs boson is excluded at 95% confidence level in the mass ranges 191-197, 199-200 and 214-224 GeV.

Aad, G.; Abbott, B; Abdallah, J; Abdelalim, AA; Abdesselam, A; Abdinov, O; Abi, B; Abolin, M; Abramowicz, H; Abreu, H; Acerbi, E; Acharya, BS; Adams, DL; Addy, TN; Adelman, J; Aderholz, M; Adomeit, S; Adragna, P; Adye, T; Aefsky, S; Aguilar-Saavedra, JA; A

2011-11-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of WW Production and Search for the Higgs Boson in pp Collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A measurement of WW production in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV and a search for the Higgs boson are reported. The WW candidates are selected in events with two leptons, either electrons or muons. The measurement is performed using LHC data recorded with the CMS detector, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 36 inverse picobarns. The pp to WW cross section is measured to be 41.1 +/- 15.3 (stat) +/- 5.8 (syst) +/- 4.5 (lumi) pb, consistent with the standard model prediction. Limits on WW gamma and WWZ anomalous triple gauge couplings are set. The search for the standard model Higgs boson in the WW decay mode does not reveal any evidence of excess above backgrounds. Limits are set on the production of the Higgs boson in the context of the standard model and in the presence of a sequential fourth family of fermions with high masses. In the latter context, a Higgs boson with mass between 144 and 207 GeV is ruled out at 95% confidence level.

CMS Collaboration

2011-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Press Pass | Press Release | July 4, 2012: Search for Higgs boson at Large  

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4 4 July 4, 2012 For immediate release Media Contact: Kathryn Jepsen, Fermilab Office of Communication, 630-659-6403, media@fnal.gov Experts available for comment on the Higgs search results: Dan Green, Fermilab (CMS)--773-414-2852 Patty McBride, Fermilab (CMS)--312-375-6825 Joel Butler, Fermilab (CMS, at ICHEP in Australia) - 630 651 4619 Fact sheet, images, graphics and videos available here Editor's note: The following US LHC news release was jointly issued by the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Fermilab serves as the U.S. hub for the nearly 1,000 scientists and engineers from U.S. universities and laboratories who participate in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment. Fermilab hosts the LHC Physics

299

Higgs Boson Signatures of MSSM Electroweak Baryogenesis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electroweak baryogenesis in the MSSM can account for the cosmological baryon asymmetry, but only with a very light scalar top and a SM-like Higgs boson. We investigate the effects of this light scalar top on Higgs boson production and decay. Relative to the standard model Higgs boson, we find a large enhancement of the Higgs production rate through gluon fusion and a suppression of the Higgs branching fraction into photon pairs. These modifications in the properties of the Higgs boson are large enough that they can potentially be tested at the Tevatron and the LHC.

Menon, Arjun; Morrissey, David

2010-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

300

Possibility of early Higgs boson discovery in nonminimal Higgs sectors  

SciTech Connect

Particle physics models with more than one Higgs boson occur in many frameworks for physics beyond the standard model, including supersymmetry, technicolor, composite Higgs, and ''little Higgs'' models. If the Higgs sector contains couplings stronger than electroweak gauge couplings, there will be heavy Higgs particles that decay to lighter Higgs particles plus heavy particles such as W, Z, and t. This motivates searches for final states involving multiple W, Z, t, and bb pairs. A two Higgs doublet model with custodial symmetry is a useful simplified model to describe many of these signals. The model can be parameterized by the physical Higgs masses and the mixing angles {alpha} and {beta}, so discovery or exclusion in this parameter space has a straightforward physical interpretation. We illustrate this with a detailed analysis of the process gg{yields}A followed by A{yields}hZ and h{yields}WW. For m{sub A}{approx_equal}330 GeV, m{sub h}{approx_equal}200 GeV we can get a 4.5{sigma} signal with 1 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity at the Large Hadron Collider.

Chang, Spencer [Physics Department, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616 (United States); Department of Physics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403 (United States); Evans, Jared A.; Luty, Markus A. [Physics Department, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616 (United States)

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs boson produced with $Z \\to \\ell^+\\ell^-$ in $p\\bar{p}$ collisions at $\\sqrt{s}=$ 1.96 TeV  

SciTech Connect

The authors present a search for the Higgs boson in the process q{bar q} {yields} ZN {yields} {ell}{sup +}{ell}{sup -} b{bar b}. The analysis uses an integrated luminosity of 1 fb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collisions produced at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV and accumulated by the upgraded Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF II). They employ artificial neural networks both to correct jets mismeasured in the calorimeter, and to distinguish the signal kinematic distributions from those of the background. They see no evidence for Higgs boson production, and set 95% CL upper limits on {sigma}{sub ZH} {center_dot} {Beta}(H {yields} b{bar b}), ranging from 1.5 pb to 1.2 pb for a Higgs mass (m{sub H}) of 110 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, J.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Albrow, Michael G.; /Fermilab; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /CSIC, Catalunya; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, Dante E.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, Alberto; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab /Purdue U.

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Gravitational Interaction of Higgs Boson and Weak Boson Scattering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

With the LHC discovery of a 125 GeV Higgs-like boson, we study gravitational interaction of the Higgs boson via the unique dimension-4 operator involving Higgs doublet and scalar curvature, $\\,\\xi H^\\dag H R\\,$, with nonminimal coupling $\\,\\xi\\,$. This Higgs portal term can be transformed away in Einstein frame and induces gauge-invariant effective interactions in the Higgs sector. We study the weak boson scattering in Einstein frame, and explicitly demonstrate the longitudinal-Goldstone boson equivalence theorem in the presence of $\\,\\xi\\,$ coupling. With these, we derive unitarity bound on the Higgs gravitational coupling $\\,\\xi\\,$ in Einstein frame, which is stronger than that inferred from the current LHC Higgs measurements. We further study $\\xi$-dependent weak boson scattering cross sections at TeV scale, and propose a new LHC probe of the Higgs-gravity coupling $\\,\\xi\\,$ via weak boson scattering experiments.

Zhong-Zhi Xianyu; Jing Ren; Hong-Jian He

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Subject Areas: Particle Physics A Viewpoint on: Evidence for a Particle Produced in Association with Weak Bosons and Decaying to a Bottom- Antibottom Quark Pair in Higgs Boson Searches at the Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Two collaborations at the Tevatron have combined data from their searches for the Higgs boson and report evidence of a new particle decaying into heavy quark pairs. This could be the first experimental evidence that the same mechanism that gives mass to the carriers of the weak force also underlies the mass of quarks.

Albert De Roeck

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Measuring the Properties of the Higgs Boson with the ATLAS Detector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

If an excess of events is discovered in the Higgs boson searches at LHC, it will be important to establish whether the excess is a Higgs boson or a different particle with similar decay modes. This talk reviews the measurements of the Higgs boson properties that are planned for the ATLAS detector at the LHC.

Quayle, W. [University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1150 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706 (United States)

2009-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

305

Updated search for the standard model Higgs boson in events with jets and missing transverse energy using the full CDF data set  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present an updated search for the Higgs boson produced in association with a vector boson in the final state with missing transverse energy and two jets. We use the full CDF data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 9.45 fb${}^{-1}$ at a proton-antiproton center-of-mass energy of $\\sqrt{s}=1.96$ TeV. New to this analysis is the inclusion of a $b$-jet identification algorithm specifically optimized for $H\\to b\\bar{b}$ searches. Across the Higgs boson mass range $90 \\le m_H \\le 150$ GeV$/c^2$, the expected 95% credibility level upper limits on the $V H$ production cross section times the $H\\to b\\bar{b}$ branching fraction are improved by an average of 14% relative to the previous analysis. At a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV$/c^2$, the observed (expected) limit is 3.06 (3.33) times the standard model prediction, corresponding to one of the most sensitive searches to date in this final state.

CDF Collaboration; T. Aaltonen; S. Amerio; D. Amidei; A. Anastassov; A. Annovi; J. Antos; G. Apollinari; J. A. Appel; T. Arisawa; A. Artikov; J. Asaadi; W. Ashmanskas; B. Auerbach; A. Aurisano; F. Azfar; W. Badgett; T. Bae; A. Barbaro-Galtieri; V. E. Barnes; B. A. Barnett; P. Barria; P. Bartos; M. Bauce; F. Bedeschi; S. Behari; G. Bellettini; J. Bellinger; D. Benjamin; A. Beretvas; A. Bhatti; K. R. Bland; B. Blumenfeld; A. Bocci; A. Bodek; D. Bortoletto; J. Boudreau; A. Boveia; L. Brigliadori; C. Bromberg; E. Brucken; J. Budagov; H. S. Budd; K. Burkett; G. Busetto; P. Bussey; P. Butti; A. Buzatu; A. Calamba; S. Camarda; M. Campanelli; F. Canelli; B. Carls; D. Carlsmith; R. Carosi; S. Carrillo; B. Casal; M. Casarsa; A. Castro; P. Catastini; D. Cauz; V. Cavaliere; M. Cavalli-Sforza; A. Cerri; L. Cerrito; Y. C. Chen; M. Chertok; G. Chiarelli; G. Chlachidze; K. Cho; D. Chokheli; M. A. Ciocci; A. Clark; C. Clarke; M. E. Convery; J. Conway; M. Corbo; M. Cordelli; C. A. Cox; D. J. Cox; M. Cremonesi; D. Cruz; J. Cuevas; R. Culbertson; N. d'Ascenzo; M. Datta; P. De Barbaro; L. Demortier; M. Deninno; F. Devoto; M. d'Errico; A. Di Canto; B. Di Ruzza; J. R. Dittmann; M. D'Onofrio; S. Donati; M. Dorigo; A. Driutti; K. Ebina; R. Edgar; A. Elagin; R. Erbacher; S. Errede; B. Esham; R. Eusebi; S. Farrington; J. P. Fernandez Ramos; R. Field; G. Flanagan; R. Forrest; M. Franklin; J. C. Freeman; H. Frisch; Y. Funakoshi; A. F. Garfinkel; P. Garosi; H. Gerberich; E. Gerchtein; S. Giagu; V. Giakoumopoulou; K. Gibson; C. M. Ginsburg; N. Giokaris; P. Giromini; G. Giurgiu; V. Glagolev; D. Glenzinski; M. Gold; D. Goldin; A. Golossanov; G. Gomez; G. Gomez-Ceballos; M. Goncharov; O. Gonzalez Lopez; I. Gorelov; A. T. Goshaw; K. Goulianos; E. Gramellini; S. Grinstein; C. Grosso-Pilcher; R. C. Group; J. Guimaraes da Costa; S. R. Hahn; J. Y. Han; F. Happacher; K. Hara; M. Hare; R. F. Harr; T. Harrington-Taber; K. Hatakeyama; C. Hays; J. Heinrich; M. Herndon; A. Hocker; Z. Hong; W. Hopkins; S. Hou; R. E. Hughes; U. Husemann; J. Huston; G. Introzzi; M. Iori; A. Ivanov; E. James; D. Jang; B. Jayatilaka; E. J. Jeon; S. Jindariani; M. Jones; K. K. Joo; S. Y. Jun; T. R. Junk; M. Kambeitz; T. Kamon; P. E. Karchin; A. Kasmi; Y. Kato; W. Ketchum; J. Keung; B. Kilminster; D. H. Kim; H. S. Kim; J. E. Kim; M. J. Kim; S. B. Kim; S. H. Kim; Y. K. Kim; Y. J. Kim; N. Kimura; M. Kirby; K. Knoepfel; K. Kondo; D. J. Kong; J. Konigsberg; A. V. Kotwal; M. Kreps; J. Kroll; M. Kruse; T. Kuhr; M. Kurata; A. T. Laasanen; S. Lammel; M. Lancaster; K. Lannon; G. Latino; H. S. Lee; J. S. Lee; S. Leo; S. Leone; J. D. Lewis; A. Limosani; E. Lipeles; T. Liu; Q. Liu; T. Liu; S. Lockwitz; A. Loginov; D. Lucchesi; J. Lueck; P. Lujan; P. Lukens; G. Lungu; J. Lys; R. Lysak; R. Madrak; P. Maestro; S. Malik; G. Manca; A. Manousakis-Katsikakis; F. Margaroli; P. Marino; M. Martinez; K. Matera; M. E. Mattson; A. Mazzacane; P. Mazzanti; R. McNulty; A. Mehta; P. Mehtala; C. Mesropian; T. Miao; D. Mietlicki; A. Mitra; H. Miyake; S. Moed; N. Moggi; C. S. Moon; R. Moore; M. J. Morello; A. Mukherjee; Th. Muller; P. Murat; M. Mussini; J. Nachtman; Y. Nagai; J. Naganoma; I. Nakano; A. Napier; J. Nett; C. Neu; T. Nigmanov; L. Nodulman; S. Y. Noh; O. Norniella; L. Oakes; S. H. Oh; Y. D. Oh; I. Oksuzian; T. Okusawa; R. Orava; L. Ortolan; C. Pagliarone; E. Palencia; P. Palni; V. Papadimitriou; W. Parker; G. Pauletta; M. Paulini; C. Paus; T. J. Phillips; G. Piacentino; E. Pianori; J. Pilot; K. Pitts; C. Plager; L. Pondrom; S. Poprocki; K. Potamianos; F. Prokoshin; A. Pranko; F. Ptohos; G. Punzi; N. Ranjan; I. Redondo Fernandez; P. Renton; M. Rescigno; T. Riddick; F. Rimondi; L. Ristori; A. Robson; T. Rodriguez; S. Rolli; M. Ronzani; R. Roser; J. L. Rosner; F. Ruffini; A. Ruiz; J. Russ; V. Rusu; A. Safonov; W. K. Sakumoto; Y. Sakurai; L. Santi; K. Sato; V. Saveliev; A. Savoy-Navarro; P. Schlabach; E. E. Schmidt; T. Schwarz; L. Scodellaro; F. Scuri; S. Seidel; Y. Seiya; A. Semenov; F. Sforza; S. Z. Shalhout; T. Shears; P. F. Shepard; M. Shimojima; M. Shochet; I. Shreyber-Tecker; A. Simonenko; P. Sinervo; K. Sliwa; J. R. Smith; F. D. Snider; V. Sorin; H. Song; M. Stancari; R. St. Denis; B. Stelzer; O. Stelzer-Chilton; D. Stentz; J. Strologas; Y. Sudo; A. Sukhanov; I. Suslov; K. Takemasa; Y. Takeuchi; J. Tang; M. Tecchio; P. K. Teng; J. Thom; E. Thomson; V. Thukral; D. Toback; S. Tokar; K. Tollefson; T. Tomura; D. Tonelli; S. Torre; D. Torretta; P. Totaro; M. Trovato; F. Ukegawa; S. Uozumi; F. Vaquez; G. Velev; C. Vellidis; C. Vernieri; M. Vidal; R. Vilar; J. Vizan; M. Vogel; G. Volpi; P. Wagner; R. Wallny; S. M. Wang; A. Warburton; D. Waters; W. C. Wester III; D. Whiteson; A. B. Wicklund; S. Wilbur; H. H. Williams; J. S. Wilson; P. Wilson; B. L. Winer; P. Wittich; S. Wolbers; H. Wolfe; T. Wright; X. Wu; Z. Wu; K. Yamamoto; D. Yamato; T. Yang; U. K. Yang; Y. C. Yang; W. -M. Yao; G. P. Yeh; K. Yi

2013-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the standard model Higgs boson in Z H ---> nu anti-nu b anti-b channel at D0  

SciTech Connect

We present a search for a low mass Standard Model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson decaying invisibly into a pair of neutrinos at a center-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. The final state is characterized by the presence of two b-tagged jets from the Higgs boson decay and a large imbalance in the transverse energy of the event. This channel is very powerful because of the large Z {yields} {nu}{anti {nu}} branching ratio, but also has many experimental challenges due to the large multijet background and the absence of visible carged leptons in the final state. We present the result with 5.2 fb{sup -1} of data and discuss the recent improvements in the sensitivity.

Dubey, Abhinav; /Delhi U.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Evidence of the Higgs Boson Decaying into Two Photons.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying to two photons will be presented. The analysis will cover 5.1 fb-1 and 19.6 fb-1 of… (more)

Berry, Douglas R

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Search for Higgs boson production in oppositely charged dilepton and missing energy events in ${p\\bar{p}}$ collisions at ${\\sqrt{s} =}$1.96 TeV}  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson using events with two oppositely charged leptons and large missing transverse energy as expected in $H\\rightarrow WW$ decays. The events are selected from data corresponding to 8.6 \\ifb\\ of integrated luminosity in $p \\bar{p}$ collisions at $\\sqrt{s}=1.96$ TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. No significant excess above the standard model background expectation in the Higgs boson mass range this search is sensitive to is observed, and upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section are derived.

D0 Collaboration

2012-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

309

Probing Extra Matter in Gauge Mediation Through the Lightest Higgs Boson Mass  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We discuss the implications of the excesses in LHC Higgs boson searches on the gauge mediated supersymmetric standard model, for the mass range 120-140\\,GeV. We find that a relatively heavy lightest Higgs boson mass in this range can be reconciled with light SUSY particles, $m_{\\rm gluino}Higgs boson. We also find that the mass of this extra matter can be predicted rather precisely in gauge mediation for a given Higgs boson and gluino mass.

Evans, Jason L; Yanagida, Tsutomu T

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Probing Extra Matter in Gauge Mediation Through the Lightest Higgs Boson Mass  

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We discuss the implications of the excesses in LHC Higgs boson searches on the gauge mediated supersymmetric standard model, for the mass range 120-140\\,GeV. We find that a relatively heavy lightest Higgs boson mass in this range can be reconciled with light SUSY particles, $m_{\\rm gluino}Higgs boson. We also find that the mass of this extra matter can be predicted rather precisely in gauge mediation for a given Higgs boson and gluino mass.

Jason L. Evans; Masahiro Ibe; Tsutomu T. Yanagida

2011-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Vol. 38 (2007) ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA B No 3 SEARCH FOR A LIGHT STANDARD MODEL HIGGS  

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of an intermediate-mass Higgs boson decaying into a pair of photons is reviewed. The main focus lies) predicts the existence of one scalar particle, the Higgs boson (H). The Higgs boson is the only particle Higgs boson with a mass below about 200 GeV at the 95% confidence level, while the direct search at LEP

Magiera, Andrzej

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Diphoton Decay Channel with 4.9??fb[superscript -1] of pp Collision Data at ?s=7??TeV with ATLAS  

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A search for the standard model Higgs boson is performed in the diphoton decay channel. The data used correspond to an integrated luminosity of 4.9??fb[superscript -1] collected with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron ...

Taylor, Frank E.

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Search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying to a bb pair in events with one charged lepton and large missing transverse energy using the full CDF data set  

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson in sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV p-pbar collision data collected with the CDF II detector at the Tevatron corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 9.45 fb-1. In events consistent with the decay of the Higgs boson to a bottom-quark pair and the W boson to an electron or muon and a neutrino, we set 95% credibility level upper limits on the WH production cross section times the H->bb branching ratio as a function of Higgs boson mass. At a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV/c2 we observe (expect) a limit of 4.9 (2.8) times the standard model value.

The CDF Collaboration

2012-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Higgs boson production in proton-antiproton collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96 TeV  

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We performed a search for Standard Model Higgs boson production in association with W boson (p{bar p} {yields} W{sup {+-}}H {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b}) in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. The search uses the data collected between February 2002 and February 2006 at Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF), which corresponds to an integrated luminosity of about 1 fb{sup -1}. The experimental final state of WH {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b} process is lepton (e{sup {+-}}/{mu}{sup {+-}}), missing transverse energy and two jets. The largest background in lepton+jets events is W+light flavor process, therefore the identification of jets as b-jets reduces this kind of background significantly. We used displaced SECondary VerTeX b-tagging (SECVTX) technique, which utilizes the signature that b-jets have secondary vertex displaced away from primary vertex because of the long life time of B-mesons. However, there is still much contamination in SECVTX b-tagged jets. Finite resolution of secondary vertex tracking measurements results in false tags, and c-jets are also identified as b-jets due to the long life time of D-mesons frequently. For the purpose of increasing the purity of the SECVTX b-tagged jets, we applied Neural Network to SECVTX tagged jets for the first time by using secondary vertex variables and some variables independent of it. Neural Network filter rejects 65% of light flavor jets and 50% of c-jets from the SECVTX tagged jets. We improved the sensitivity of the Higgs boson signal search by 10% with Neural Network b-tagging technique. Events with one high p{sub T} electron or muon, large missing transverse energy and either single SECVTX b-tagged jet which passes the Neural Network filter or at least two SECVTX b-tagged jets are selected. The number of selected events and dijet mass distributions are consistent with the Standard Model background expectations. Therefore we set an upper limit on {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} WH) {center_dot} Br(H {yields} b{bar b}) as 3.9 to 1.3 for Higgs boson mass from 110 to 150 GeV/c{sup 2} at 95% confidence level (C.L.). The upper limit obtained from WH {yields} {ell}{nu}b{bar b} process with 1 fb{sup -1} is far away from the Standard Model Higgs boson production expectation by a factor of 20 to 100 as a function of Higgs boson mass. To obtain stronger constraint on the Higgs boson production, we combined the upper limits obtained in processes of ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}b{bar b}, ZH {yields} {ell}{bar {ell}}b{bar b} and gg {yields} H {yields} W{sup +}W{sup -} {yields} {ell}{bar {ell}}{nu}{bar {nu}} at CDF. The combination of different channels gives a constraint on the ratio of 95% confidence level upper limit divided by the Standard Model prediction (({sigma} {center_dot} Br){sub 95}/({sigma} {center_dot} Br){sub SM}), which results in the ratio as 10 to 40 for Higgs boson mass between 110 and 200 GeV/c{sup 2}. Finally, the combination of Higgs boson searches between CDF and D0 is also performed. The resulting constraint on ({sigma} {center_dot} Br){sub 95}/({sigma} {center_dot} Br){sub SM} is about 4 to 10 for Higgs boson mass between 110 and 200 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Kusakabe, Yoshiaki; /Waseda U.

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hiding the Higgs Boson with Multiple Scalars  

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We consider models with multiple Higgs scalar gauge singlets and the resulting restrictions on the parameters from precision electroweak measurements. In these models, the scalar singlets mix with the SU(2) Higgs doublet, potentially leading to reduced couplings of the scalars to fermions and gauge bosons relative to the Standard Model Higgs boson couplings. Such models can make the Higgs sector difficult to explore at the LHC. We emphasize the new physics resulting from the addition of at least two scalar Higgs singlets.

Sally Dawson; Wenbin Yan

2009-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Charged Higgs Boson in the Decays of Top Quark Pairs in the e? and ?? at ?s = 1.8 TeV  

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Top quark production offers the unique opportunity to search for a charged Higgs boson (H \\Sigma ), as the contribution from t ! H + b ! + b can be large in extensions of the Standard Model. We use results from a search for top quark pair production by the Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF) in the e+E / T +jets and + E / T +jets signatures to set an upper limit on the branching ratio of B(t ! H + b). The upper limit is in the range 0.5 to 0.6 at 95% C.L. for H + masses in the range 60 to 160 GeV, assuming the branching ratio for H + ! 5 is 100% . The lepton is detected through its 1-prong and 3-prong hadronic decays. Typeset using REVT E X 6 Many extensions of the Standard Model (SM) include a Higgs sector with two Higgs doublets, resulting in the existence of charged (H \\Sigma ) as well as neutral (h, H 0 , A) Higgs bosons. The simplest extensions are the TwoHiggs Doublet Models (2HDMs) [1], in which the extension consists only of the extra doublet. In Type ...

T. Affolder; H. Akimoto; A. Akopian; M. G. Albrow; P. Amaral; S. R. Amendolia; D. Amidei; J. Antos; G. Apollinari; T. Arisawa; T. Asakawa; W. Ashmanskas; M. Atac

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Present and future searches for the Higgs Boson with the MEVVA high current metal ion source  

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This paper discusses the following topics: ..beta.. decay to Higgs; upsilon decay; Z decay; e/sup +/e/sup /minus// above the Z; and very high energy hadron colliders. 26 refs., 4 figs. (LSP)

Cahn, R.N.

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Tau Leptons in Proton-Antiproton Collisions at a Center of Mass Energy of 1.96 TeV  

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A search for the Higgs boson decaying to tau tau using 7.8 fb^-1 of pp collisions at 1.96 TeV collected with CDF II detector is presented. The search is sensitive to four production mechanisms of the Higgs boson: ggH, WH, ZH and VBF. Modes where one tau decay leptonically, and another decay, hadronically, are considered. Two novel techniques are developed and used in the search. A Probabilistic Particle Flow Algorithm is used for energy measurements of the hadronic tau candidates. The signal is discriminated from backgrounds by the Missing Mass Calculator, which allows for full invariant mass reconstruction of tau tau pair. The data are found to be consistent with the background only hypothesis. Therefore a 95% confidence level upper limit on the Standard Model Higgs boson cross section was set. At M_H=120 GeV/c^2 observed limit is 14.9 x sigma_SM x Br(H -> tau tau).

Elagin, Andrey

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fermilab | Science at Fermilab | Fermilab and the Higgs Boson  

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Fermilab and the Higgs Boson In this Section: Fermilab and the Higgs Boson Tevatron Experiments: CDF and DZero Large Hadron Collider Experiments: CMS The Higgs boson is a particle...

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Disentangling Dimension Six Operators through Di-Higgs Boson Production  

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Six Operators through Di-Higgs Boson Production Aaron Piercethe production rate and branching ratios of the Higgs boson.Here, we show how Higgs boson pair production can yield

Pierce, Aaron; Thaler, Jesse; Wang, Lian-Tao

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WATCH LIVE: Talking the Higgs Boson with CERN | Department of...  

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WATCH LIVE: Talking the Higgs Boson with CERN WATCH LIVE: Talking the Higgs Boson with CERN September 13, 2012 - 2:33pm Addthis WATCH LIVE: Talking the Higgs Boson with CERN...

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Holographic theories of electroweak symmetry breaking without a Higgs Boson  

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Breaking without a Higgs Boson Gustavo Burdman a and1] or theories where the Higgs boson arises as a compositeto build models of a composite Higgs boson [4] and dynamical

Burdman, Gustavo; Nomura, Yasunori

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Associated production of nonstandard Higgs bosons at the LHC  

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We discuss the feasibility of seeing a Higgs boson that decays to four partons through a pair of (pseudo)scalars at the LHC. We restrict our search to Higgs bosons produced in association with a W/Z boson at high transverse momentum. We argue that subjet analysis techniques are a good discriminant between such events and W/Z+jets and tt production. For light scalar masses (below 30 GeV), we find evidence that a flavor-independent search for such a nonstandard Higgs boson is plausible with 100 fb{sup -1} of data, while a Higgs decaying to heavier scalars is only likely to be visible in models where scalar decays to b quarks dominate.

Kaplan, David E.; McEvoy, Matthew [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 (United States)

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CDF note 10798 Seach for the SM Higgs boson in the ET +b-jets signature with relaxed  

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CDF note 10798 Seach for the SM Higgs boson in the ET +b-jets signature with relaxed kinematic cuts) We present a search for the Higgs boson produced in association with a Z or W boson in the ET +b the Higgs boson signal from the remaining background. We check the goodness of our background modeling

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Searches for non-SM Higgs at Tevatron  

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We sent the non-standard model Higgs boson searches at both D0 and CDF experiments. We concentrate on three topics, reported by D0 and CDF recently: the searches for the minimal supersymmetric Higgs boson using p{bar p} {yields} hb{bar b} {yields} b{bar b}b{bar b} and p{bar p} {yields} hX {yields} {tau}{tau}X, and for long-lived doubly charged Higgs boson.

Tomoto, Makoto; /Fermilab

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The light pseudoscalar Higgs boson in NMSSM  

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We study the associated production of a very light pseudoscalar Higgs boson with a pair of charginos. The novel signature involves a pair of charged leptons from chargino decays and a pair of photons from the pseudoscalar Higgs boson decay, plus large missing energy at the LHC and ILC. The signal may help us to distinguish the NMSSM from MSSM, provided that the experiment can resolve the two photons from the decay of the pseudoscalar Higgs boson.

Abdesslam Arhrib; Kingman Cheung; Tie-Jiun Hou; Kok-Wee Song

2006-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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The Higgs Boson for the Masses?  

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The Higgs boson is the object of one of the greatest campaigns in the history of particle physics and a pop-culture icon. But what is a Higgs boson, and what would we like it to do for us? What will we understand after a discovery that we don't understand before? How would the world be different if nothing did the job of the Higgs boson? We will explore all these questions and more through demonstration, simulation, and audience participation.

Quigg, Chris (FNAL)

2012-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for Higgs bosons decaying to tau(+)tau(-) pairs in p(p)over-bar collisions at root s=1.96 TeV  

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We present a search for the production of neutral Higgs bosons decaying into {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -} pairs in p{bar p} collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.4 fb{sup -1}, were collected by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. We set upper limits at the 95% C.L. on the product of production cross section and branching ratio for a scalar resonance decaying into {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -} pairs, and we interpret these limits as limits on the production of Higgs bosons in the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM) and as constraints in the MSSM parameter space.

Abazov, V.M.; Abazov, V. M.; Abbott, B.; Achary, B. S.; Adams, M.; Adams, T.; Alexeev, G. D.; Alkhazov, G.; Alton, A.; Alverson, G.; Alves, G. A.; Aoki, M.; Arov, M.; Askew, A.; Asman, B.; Atramentov, O.; Avila, C.; BackusMayes, J.; Badaud, F.; Bagby, L.; Baldin, B.; Bandurin, D. V.; Banerjee, S.; Barberis, E.; Baringer, P.; Barreto, J.; Bartlett, J. F.; Bassler, U.; Bazterra, V.; Beale, S.; Bean, A.; Begalli, M.; Begel, M.; Belanger-Champagne, C.; Bellantoni, L.; Beri, S. B.; Bernardi, G.; Bernhard, R.; Bertram, I.; Besancon, M.; Beuselinck, R.; Bezzubov, V. A.; Bhat, P. C.; Bhatnagar, V.; Blazey, G.; Blessing, S.; Bloom, K.; Boehnlein, A.; Boline, D.; Boos, E. E.; Borissov, G.; Bose, T.; Brandt, A.; Brandt, O.; Brock, R.; Brooijmans, G.; Bross, A.; Brown, D.; Brown, J.; Bu, X. B.; Buehler, M.; Buescher, V.; Bunichev, V.; Burdin, S.; Burnett, T. H.; Buszello, C. P.; Calpas, B.; Camacho-Perez, E.; Carrasco-Lizarraga, M. A.; Casey, B. C. K.; Castilla-Valdez, H.; Chakrabarti, S.; Chakraborty, D.; Chan, K. M.; Chandra, A.; Chen, G.; Chevalier-Thery, S.; Cho, D. K.; Cho, S. W.; Choi, S.; Choudhary, B.; Cihangir, S.; Claes, D.; Clutter, J.; Cooke, M.; Cooper, W. E.; Corcoran, M.; Couderc, F.; Cousinou, M. -C.; Croc, A.; Cutts, D.; Das, A.; Davies, G.; De, K.; de Jong, S. J.; De La Cruz-Burelo, E.; Deliot, F.; Demarteau, M.; Demina, R.; Denisov, D.; Denisov, S. P.; Desai, S.; Deterre, C.; DeVaughan, K.; Diehl, H. T.; Diesburg, M.; Ding, P. F.; Dominguez, A.; Dorland, T.; Dubey, A.; Dudko, L. V.; Duggan, D.; Duperrin, A.; Dutt, S.; Dyshkant, A.; Eads, M.; Edmunds, D.; Ellison, J.; Elvira, V. D.; Enari, Y.; Evans, H.; Evdokimov, A.; Evdokimov, V. N.; Facini, G.; Ferbel, T.; Fiedler, F.; Filthaut, F.; Fisher, W.; Fisk, H. E.; Fortner, M.; Fox, H.; Fuess, S.; Garcia-Bellido, A.; Gavrilov, V.; Gay, P.; Geng, W.; Gerbaudo, D.; Gerber, C. E.; Gershtein, Y.; Ginther, G.; Golovanov, G.; Goussiou, A.; Grannis, P. D.; Greder, S.; Greenlee, H.; Greenwood, Z. D.; Gregores, E. M.; Grenier, G.; Gris, Ph.; Grivaz, J. -F.; Grohsjea, A.; Gruenendahl, S.; Gruenewald, M. W.; Guillemin, T.; Guo, F.; Gutierrez, G.; Gutierrez, P.; Haas, A.; Hagopia, S.; Haley, J.; Hang, L.; Harder, K.; Harein, A.; Hauptman, J. M.; Hays, J.; Head, T.; Hebbeker, T.; Hedin, D.; Hegab, H.; Heinson, A. P.; Heintz, U.; Hensel, C.; Heredia-De La Cruz, I.; Herner, K.; Hesketh, G.; Hildreth, M. D.; Hirosky, R.; Hoangau, T.; Hobbs, J. D.; Hoeneisen, B.; Hohlfeld, M.; Hubacek, Z.; Huske, N.; Hynek, V.; Lashvili, I.; Ilchenko, Y.; Illingworth, R.; Ito, A. S.; Jabeen, S.; Jaffre, M.; Jamin, D.; Jayasinghe, A.; Jesik, R.; Johns, K.; Johnson, M.; Johnston, D.; Jonckheere, A.; Jonsson, P.; Joshi, J.; Jung, A. W.; Juste, A.; Kaadze, K.; Kajfasz, E.; Karmanov, D.; Kasper, P. A.; Katsanos, I. I.; Kehoe, R.; Kermiche, S.; Khalatyan, N.; Khanov, A.; Kharchilava, A.; Kharzheev, Y. N.; Kirby, M. H.; Kohli, J. M.; Kozelov, A. V.; Kraus, J.; Kulikov, S.; Kumar, A.; Kupco, A.; Kurca, T.; Kuzmin, V. A.; Kvita, J.; Lammers, S.; Landsberg, G.; Lebrun, P.; Lee, H. S.; Lee, S. W.; Lee, W. M.; Lellouch, J.; Li, L.; Li, Q. Z.; Lietti, S. M.; Lim, J. K.; Lincoln, D.; Linnemann, J.; Lipaev, V. V.; Lipton, R.; Liu, Y.; Liu, Z.; Lobodenko, A.; Lokajicek, M.; de Sa, R. Lopes; Lubatti, H. J.; Luna-Garcia, R.; Lyon, A. L.; Maciel, A. K. A.; Mackin, D.; Madar, R.; Magana-Villalba, R.; Malik, S.; Malyshev, V. L.; Maravin, Y.; Martinez-Ortega, J.; McCarthy, R.; McGivern, C. L.; Meijer, M. M.; Melnitchouk, A.; Menezes, D.; Mercadante, P. G.; Merkin, M.; Meyer, A.; Meyer, J.; et al.

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with a $Z$ Boson in $p\\bar{p}$ Collisions at $\\sqrt{s} = 1.96$ TeV  

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson, using up to 7.9 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity from p{bar p} collisions collected with the CDF II detector. We utilize several novel techniques, including multivariate lepton selection, multivariate trigger parametrization, and a multi-stage signal discriminant consisting of specialized functions trained to distinguish individual backgrounds. By increasing acceptance and enhancing signal discrimination, these techniques have significantly improved the sensitivity of the analysis above what was expected from a larger dataset alone. We observe no significant evidence for a signal, and we set limits on the ZH production cross section. For a Higgs boson with mass 115 GeV/c{sup 2}, we expect (observe) a limit of 3.9 (4.8) times the standard model predicted value, at the 95% credibility level.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Oviedo U. /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U. /Fermilab; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Appel, J.A.; /Fermilab; Arisawa, T.; /Waseda U.; Artikov, A.; /Dubna, JINR /Texas A-M

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Probing Higgs Boson Interactions At Future Colliders.  

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??We present in this thesis a detailed analysis of Higgs boson interactions at future colliders. In particular we examine, in a model independent way, the… (more)

Biswal, Sudhansu Sekhar

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Distinguishing a SM-like MSSM Higgs boson from SM Higgs boson at muon collider  

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We explore the possibility of distinguishing the SM-like MSSM Higgs boson from the SM Higgs boson via Higgs boson pair production at future muon collider. We study the behavior of the production cross section in SM and MSSM with Higgs boson mass for various choices of MSSM parameters tan \\beta and m\\sub A. We observe that at fixed CM energy, in the SM, the total cross section increases with the increase in Higgs boson mass whereas this trend is reversed for the MSSM case. The changes that occur for the MSSM case in comparison to the SM predictions are quantified in terms of the relative percentage deviation in cross section. The observed large deviations in cross section for different choices of Higgs mass suggest that the measurements of the cross section could possibly distinguish the SM-like MSSM Higgs boson from the SM Higgs boson.

Jai Kumar Singhal; Sardar Singh; Ashok K Nagawat

2005-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Looking for the Charged Higgs Boson at LHC  

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I discuss LHC signatures of the charged Higgs boson of the MSSM, focussing mainly on the case of the charged Higgs boson being heavier than top quark.

D. P. Roy

2001-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

333

Present status and future prospects for a Higgs boson discovery at the Tevatron and LHC  

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Discovering the Higgs boson is one of the primary goals of both the Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The present status of the Higgs search is reviewed and future prospects for discovery at the Tevatron and LHC are considered. This talk focuses primarily on the Higgs boson of the Standard Model and its minimal supersymmetric extension. Theoretical expectations for the Higgs boson and its phenomenological consequences are reviewed.

Howard E. Haber

2010-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

334

Alternative implementation of the Higgs boson  

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We discuss an alternative implementation of the Higgs boson within the Standard Model which is possible if the renormalizability condition is relaxed. Namely, at energy scale $\\Lambda$ the Higgs boson interacts at tree-level only with matter fermions, while the full gauge invariance is still maintained. The interactions with the electroweak gauge bosons are induced at low energies through the radiative corrections. In this scenario the Higgs boson can be arbitrarily heavy, interacting with the Standard Model fields arbitrarily weakly. No violation of unitarity in the scattering of longitudinal electroweak bosons occurs, since they become unphysical degrees of freedom at energies $\\Lambda \\sim \\mathrm{TeV}$.

Robert Foot; Archil Kobakhidze

2009-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Associated charged Higgs boson and squark production in the NUHM model.  

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?? Conventional searches for the charged Higgs boson using its production in association with Standard Model (SM) quarks is notoriously weak in the mid-tanB range.… (more)

Lund, Gustav

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Charged Higgs Boson Studies in ttbar -Dilepton Events at the LHC.  

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?? A generator-level study of dilepton ttbar events to search for light charged Higgs bosons at the LHC is presented with the aim of finding… (more)

Zimmer, Stephan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Instructions for use Phenomenology of supersymmetry SU5 GUT with neutrinophilic Higgs boson  

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of the primary goals of LHC is the search for the Higgs boson, the last miss- ing ingredient of the Standard

Tsunogai, Urumu

338

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Decaying to a bb? Pair in Events with No Charged Leptons and Large Missing Transverse Energy using the Full CDF Data Set  

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We report on a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a vector boson in the full data set of proton-antiproton collisions at ?s=1.96??TeV recorded by the CDF II detector at the Tevatron, ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

339

Search for the Higgs Boson Using Neural Networks in Events with Missing Energy and b-Quark Jets in p[over-bar p] Collisions at [sqrt]s=1.96??TeV  

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We report on a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W or Z boson in p[over-bar p] collisions at [sqrt]s=1.96 ??TeV recorded by the CDF II experiment at the Tevatron in a data sample ...

Paus, Christoph M. E.

340

Higgs Bosons in Extra Dimensions  

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In this paper, motivated by the recent discovery of a Higgs-like boson at the LHC with a mass m_H\\simeq 126 GeV, we review different models where the hierarchy problem is solved by means of a warped extra dimension. In the Randall-Sundrum model electroweak observables provide very strong bounds on the mass of KK modes which motivates extensions to overcome this problem. Two extensions are briefly discussed. One particular extension is based on the deformation of the metric such that it strongly departs from the AdS_5 structure in the IR region while it goes asymptotically to AdS_5 in the UV brane. This model has the IR brane close to a naked metric singularity (which is outside the physical interval) characteristic of soft-walls constructions. The proximity of the singularity provides a strong wave-function renormalization for the Higgs field which suppresses the T and S parameters. The second class of considered extensions are based on the introduction of an extra gauge group in the bulk such that the custodial SU(2)_R symmetry is gauged and protects the T parameter. By further enlarging the bulk gauge symmetry one can find models where the Higgs is identified with the fifth component of gauge fields and for which the Higgs potential, along with the Higgs mass, can be dynamically determined by the Coleman-Weinberg mechanism.

Mariano Quiros

2013-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Higgs Boson Using High-pT Isolated Like-Sign Dil Events in 1.96-TeV Proton-Antiproton Collisions  

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Our physics objective is to search for the neutral on using events containing a like-sign dilepton pair in the following reaction: q{bar q} {yields} W{sup {+-}} H {yields} W{sup {+-}} W*W* {yields} {ell}{sup {+-}}{ell}{sup {+-}} + X. The relevant Higgs boson mass region is above 160 GeV/c{sup 2} for the Standard Model Higgs boson where the branching fraction of H {yields} W*W* supersedes that of H {yields} b{bar b}. The search for this signature in the region at low mass (less than 135 GeV/c{sup 2}) is, however, still important because we need to investigate various Higgs boson couplings as an essential test to convince that signals are attributed to the Higgs boson production. This channel also covers the case beyond the Standard Model that the Higgs boson couples only to the gauge bosons, which is referred to as the bosophilic or fermiophobic Higgs boson. The corresponding mass region suitable to our signature is above 110 GeV/c{sup 2} where the branching fraction of H {yields} {gamma}{gamma} is overtaken by this channel. On the experimental side, the like-sign dilepton event is one of the cleanest signature in hadron collisions. This analysis exploiting such a distinctive signature is therefore expected to have a high potential of the sensitivity for the search of the Higgs boson. The data were collected with the CDF II detector between March 2002 and September 2003, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 193.5 pb{sup -1}. At off-line, the central region (|{eta}| < 1.1) is considered for the lepton detection. We require at least one electron with E{sub T} > 20 GeV or muon with p{sub T} > 20 GeV/c which is considered to be responsible for firing the corresponding trigger, and at least one other electron with E{sub T} > 6 GeV or muon with p{sub T} > 6 GeV/c. The leptons are required to be isolated in terms of the calorimeter cone-isolation with a cone size of R = 0.4. We require that the isolation is less than 2 GeV for each lepton. For the events with like-sign two or more leptons that pass our selection above, we apply a cosmic-ray veto, dilepton mass cut (M{sub {ell}{ell}} > 12 GeV/c{sup 2}), and a Z-decay removal to clean up the sample. We also explicitly require that the leptons must be consistent with coming from the same vertex, which is an important requirement for multi-lepton signatures especially in a high-luminosity situation. The selection cuts identifies high-p{sub T}, isolated leptons with almost ''standard'' identification criteria. We observed 45 like-sign dilepton events in data.

Kobayashi, Hirokazu; /Tsukuba U.

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Standard Model Higgs Boson Combination at the Tevatron  

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We present the recent results from combinations of searches for a standard model (SM) Higgs boson ($H$) by the CDF and D0 experiments at the Tevatron $p\\bar p$ collider at $\\sqrt{s}=1.96$ TeV. The data correspond to an integrated total luminosity of 8.2 (CDF) and 8.6 (D0) fb$^{-1}$. Compared to the previous Tevatron Higgs boson search combination more data have been added, additional channels have been added, and some previously used channels have been reanalyzed to gain sensitivity. No excess is observed above background expectation, and set 95% C.L. upper limits (median expected) on Higgs boson production at factors of 1.17 (1.16), 1.71 (1.16), and 0.48(0.57) times the SM predictions for Higgs bosons of mass $m_H$=115, 140, and 165 GeV/c$^2$, respectively. We exclude a standard-model Higgs boson in the mass range 156--177 GeV/c$^2$ at the 95% C.L, with an expected exclusion region 148--180 GeV/c$^2$. The absence of a Higgs boson signal also constrains some new physics such as $4^{th}$ generation models and other exotic models.

Wei-Ming Yao for the CDF; D0 Collaborations

2012-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for a Standard Model Higgs boson in the H -> ZZ -> llnunu decay channel using 4.7 fb-1 of sqrt(s) = 7 TeV data with the ATLAS detector  

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A search for a heavy Standard Model Higgs boson decaying via H -> ZZ -> llnunu, where l represents electrons or muons, is presented. It is based on proton-proton collision data at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV, collected by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC during 2011 and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.7 fb^-1. The data agree with the expected Standard Model backgrounds. Upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section are derived for Higgs boson masses between 200 GeV and 600 GeV and the production of a Standard Model Higgs boson with a mass in the range 319 - 558 GeV is excluded at the 95% confidence level.

ATLAS Collaboration

2012-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Z' Bosons, the NuTeV Anomaly, and the Higgs Boson Mass  

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NuTeV Anomaly, and the Higgs Boson Mass Michael S. Chanowitzpredicted value of the Higgs boson mass, from ? 60 to ? 120from an increase in the Higgs boson mass. There is a vast

Chanowitz, Michael S

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Higgs Boson Production Rates in Hadronic Collisions  

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Higgs boson production rates at hadron colliders are reviewed with particular emphasis on progress in the calculation of higher order QCD effects. Emphasis is placed on the uncertainties in the predictions for Higgs boson production. A firm understanding of these uncertainties is crucial for extracting new physics signals.

S. Dawson

2001-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

346

Higgs Boson Property Shifts from Radion Mixing  

SciTech Connect

We discuss how mixing between the Standard Model Higgs boson, h, and the radion of the Randall-Sundrum model can lead to significant shifts in the expected properties of the Higgs boson. In particular we show that the total and partial decay widths of the Higgs, as well as the h {yields} gg branching fraction, can be substantially altered from their SM expectations, while the remaining branching fractions are modified less than {approx}< 5% for most of the parameter space volume. Precision measurements of Higgs boson properties at a Linear Collider are shown to probe a large region of the Randall-Sundrum model parameter space.

Rizzo, Thomas G.

2002-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

347

Higgs searches at Tevatron  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SM and MSSM Higgs Searches at the proton anti-proton collider Tevatron in Run II are presented. The performance of the collider and the two experiments D0 and CDF is shown. No deviation from SM background expectation and no MSSM Higgs signal has been observed.

Lars Sonnenschein

2007-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

348

Hints for a nonstandard Higgs boson from the LHC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We reconsider Higgs boson invisible decays into Dark Matter in the light of recent Higgs searches at the LHC. Present hints in the Compact Muon Solenoid and ATLAS data favor a nonstandard Higgs boson with approximately 50% invisible branching ratio, and mass around 143 GeV. This situation can be realized within the simplest thermal scalar singlet Dark Matter model, predicting a Dark Matter mass around 50 GeV and direct detection cross section just below present bound. The present runs of the Xenon100 and LHC experiments can test this possibility.

Raidal, Martti [National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Ravala 10, Tallinn (Estonia); Strumia, Alessandro [National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Ravala 10, Tallinn (Estonia); Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Universita di Pisa, and INFN (Italy)

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

TASI 2004 Lecture Notes: Higgs Boson Physics  

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In these lectures I briefly review the Higgs mechanism of spontaneous symmetry breaking and focus on the most relevant aspects of the phenomenology of the Standard Model and of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model Higgs bosons at both hadron and lepton colliders. Some emphasis is put on the perturbative calculation of both Higgs boson branching ratios and production cross sections, including the most important radiative corrections.

L. Reina

2005-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

350

Hidden sector dark matters and elusive Higgs boson(s) at the LHC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider two types of hidden sector dark matters (DM's), with and without QCD-like new strong interaction with confinement properties, and their interplays with the Standard Model (SM) Higgs boson. Assuming the hidden sector has only fermions (and gauge bosons in case of strongly interacting hidden sector), we have to introduce a real singlet scalar boson S as a messenger between the SM and the hidden sector dark matters. This singlet scalar will mix with the SM Higgs boson h, and we expect there are two Higgs-like scalar bosons H{sub 1} and H{sub 2}. Imposing all the relevant constraints from collider search bounds on Higgs boson, DM scattering cross section on proton and thermal relic density, we find that one of the two Higgs-like scalar bosons can easily escape the detections at the LHC. Recent results on the Higgs-like new boson with mass around with 125 GeV from the LHC will constrain this class of models, which is left for future study.

Ko, P. [School of Physics, KIAS, Seoul 130-722 (Korea, Republic of)

2012-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

351

SciTech Connect: "higgs boson"  

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higgs boson" Find higgs boson" Find How should I search Scitech Connect ... Basic or Advanced? Basic Search Advanced × Advanced Search Options Full Text: Bibliographic Data: Creator / Author: Name Name ORCID Title: Subject: Identifier Numbers: Research Org.: Sponsoring Org.: Site: All Alaska Power Administration, Juneau, Alaska (United States) Albany Research Center (ARC), Albany, OR (United States) Albuquerque Complex - NNSA Albuquerque Operations Office, Albuquerque, NM (United States) Amarillo National Resource Center for Plutonium, Amarillo, TX (United States) Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States) Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States) Argonne National Laboratory-Advanced Photon Source (United States) Atlanta Regional Office, Atlanta, GA (United States) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM)

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LCPHSM2004006 Study of Higgs Boson Pair Production at  

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LC­PHSM­2004­006 March 2004 Study of Higgs Boson Pair Production at Linear Collider K. Desch a , TV for the measurement of the neutral Higgs boson properties within the framework of the MSSM. The process of associated Higgs boson production with subsequent decays of Higgs bosons into b­quark and #­lepton pairs

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LCPHSM2004005 Study of Higgs Boson Pair Production at  

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LC­PHSM­2004­005 March 2004 Study of Higgs Boson Pair Production at Linear Collider K. Desch a , TV for the measurement of the neutral Higgs boson properties within the framework of the MSSM. The process of associated Higgs boson production with subsequent decays of Higgs bosons into b­quark and #­lepton pairs

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Search for low-Mass Higgs states @ BaBar  

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Several types of new-physics models predict the existence of light dark matter candidates and low-mass Higgs states. Previous \\babar searches for invisible light-Higgs decays have excluded large regions of model parameter space. We present searches for a dark-sector Higgs produced in association with a dark gauge boson and searches for a light Higgs in $\\Upsilon (nS)$ decays.

Santoro, Valentina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for a Low Mass Standard Model Higgs Boson at D0 in ppbar Collisions at $\\sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV$  

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We present combined searches for the low mass Standard Model Higgs boson at a center-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV, using up to 5 fb{sup -1} of data collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. The major contributing processes are associated production (WH {yields} lvbb, ZH {yields} vvbb, ZH {yields} llbb). The significant improvements across the full mass range resulting from the larger data sets and improved analyses as well as future prospects are discussed.

Rangel, Murilo

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Search for the Higgs boson in H ---> WW(*) decays in p anti-p collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV  

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson in H {yields} WW{sup (*)} decays with e{sup +}e{sup -}, e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {-+}} and {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -} final states in p{bar p} collisions at a center-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. The data, collected from April 2002 to June 2004 with the D0 detector, correspond to an integrated luminosity of 300-325 pb{sup -1}, depending on the final state. The number of events observed is consistent with the expectation from backgrounds. Limits from the combination of all three channels on the Higgs production cross section times branching ratio {sigma} x BR(H {yields} WW{sup (*)}) are presented.

Abazov, V.M.; Abbott, B.; Abolins, M.; Acharya, B.S.; Adams, M.; Adams, T.; Agelou, M.; Agram, J.-L.; Ahn, S.H.; Ahsan, M.; Alexeev, G.D.; Alkhazov, G.; Alton, A.; Alverson, G.; Alves, G.A.; Anastasoaie, M.; Andeen, T.; Anderson, S.; Andrieu, B.; Arnoud, Y.; Arov, M.; /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo,

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

From the Big Bang to the Higgs Boson in Less Than an Hour  

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From the Big Bang to the Higgs Boson in Less Than an Hour Jeffrey D H Higgs boson Gauge bosons (force field quanta) Higgs boson and vacuum expectation value Strong) photon Z boson W bosons H Higgs boson Gauge bosons (force field quanta) Higgs boson and vacuum

Fygenson, Deborah Kuchnir

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Jet Energy Scale Studies and the Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Channel ZH -> nu anti-nu b anti-b at D�  

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The D0 experiment is based at the Tevatron, which is currently the world's highest-energy accelerator. The detector comprises three major subsystems: the tracking system, the calorimeter and the muon detector. Jets, seen in the calorimeter, are the most common product of the proton-proton interactions at 2TeV. This thesis is divided into two parts. The first part focuses on jets and describes the derivation of a jet energy scale using p{bar p} {yields} (Z + jets) events as a cross-check of the official D0 jet energy scale (Versions 4.2 and 5.1) which is derived using p{bar p} {yields} {gamma} + jets events. Closure tests were also carried out on the jet energy calibration as a further verification. Jets from b-quarks are commonly produced at D0, readily identified and are a useful physics tool. These require a special correction in the case where the b-jet decays via a muon and a neutrino. Thus a semileptonic correction was also derived as an addition to the standard energy correction for jets. The search for the Higgs boson is one of the largest physics programs at D0. The second part of this thesis describes a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}b{bar b} channel in 52fb{sup -1} of data. The analysis is based on a sequence of event selection criteria optimized on Monte Carlo event samples that simulate four light Higgs boson masses between 105 GeV and 135 GeV and the main backgrounds. For the first time, the data for the analysis are selected using new acoplanarity triggers and the b-quark jets are selected using the D0 neural net b-jet tagging tool. A limit is set for {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} ZH) x Br(H {yields} b{bar b}).

Lobo, Lydia Mary Isis; /Imperial Coll., London

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Higgs boson decay to mu mubar gamma  

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The Higgs boson decay, H -> mu mubar gamma, is studied in the Standard Model at the tree and one-loop levels. It is shown that for Higgs boson masses above 110 GeV, the contribution to the radiative width from the one-loop level exceeds the contribution from the tree level, and for Higgs boson masses above 140 GeV, it even exceeds the contribution from the tree level decay H -> mu mubar. We also show that the contributions to the radiative decay width from the interference terms between the tree and one-loop diagrams are negligible.

Ali Abbasabadi; Wayne W. Repko

2000-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

360

A Search for the Higgs Boson in its Associated Production with a W Vector Boson in p anti-p Collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV  

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We present the results of a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in its associated production with a W vector boson in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV using the complete Run IIA dataset with an integrated luminosity of 1.04 fb{sup -1} collected by the D0 experiment. The salient features of this analysis are the extended geometric acceptance by including the pseudorapidity covered by the end cap calorimeter, optimization in b-tagging and event selection criteria. We observe very good agreement in the data compared to the expectation form the modeling of Standard Model background for the WH signal. No excess events in data are observed over the predicted background. We establish that the evidence for observing the Higgs boson in this channel is inconclusive and proceed to set upper cross section limits on the associated WH production at 95% confidence level. We derive the cross section upper limits for the Higgs mass (m{sub H}) ranging from 105 GeV/c{sup 2} to 145 GeV/c{sup 2}. For m{sub H} = 115 GeV/c{sup 2}, the observed (expected) upper limit is 0.8 (0.9) pb compared to the Standard Model expectation of 0.13 pb.

Kaushik, Venkatesh S.; /Texas U., Arlington

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for a Higgs Boson in W H --> l nu b anti-b in p anti-p Collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96 TeV  

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We present a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a W boson using 2.7 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity of p{bar p} collision data taken at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. Limits on the Higgs boson production rate are obtained for masses between 100 GeV/c{sup 2} and 150 GeV/c{sup 2}. Through the use of multivariate techniques, the analysis achieves an observed (expected) 95% confidence level upper limit of 5.6 (4.8) times the theoretically expected production cross section for a standard model Higgs boson with a mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, Jahred A.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, Dante E.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, Alberto; /Frascati; Antos, Jaroslav; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Apresyan, A.; /Purdue U. /Waseda U.

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

D Note 6229-CONF Combined Upper Limits on Standard Model Higgs Boson Production  

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D� Note 6229-CONF Combined Upper Limits on Standard Model Higgs Boson Production from the D�) Searches for standard model Higgs boson production in p¯p collisions at s = 1.96 TeV are carried out for Higgs boson masses (mH) in the range 100 mH 200 GeV/c2 . The contributing production processes include

Quigg, Chris

363

MPI-PhT/2003-28 Some results on distinction of Higgs boson models  

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MPI-PhT/2003-28 Some results on distinction of Higgs boson models #3; Jaume Guasch a , Wolfgang on the analysis of the ratio of branching ratios R = BR(H ! b #22; b)=BR(H ! #28; + #28; ) of Higgs boson decays and the e + e Linear Collider at 500 GeV center of mass energy. The search of a Higgs boson is nowadays

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Search for a Light Higgs Boson Decaying to Long-Lived Weakly Interacting Particles in Proton-Proton Collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A search for the decay of a light Higgs boson (120-140 GeV) to a pair of weakly interacting, long-lived particles in 1.94 fb{sup -1} of proton-proton collisions at {radical}s = 7 TeV recorded in 2011 by the ATLAS detector is presented. The search strategy requires that both long-lived particles decay inside the muon spectrometer. No excess of events is observed above the expected background and limits on the Higgs boson production times branching ratio to weakly interacting, long-lived particles are derived as a function of the particle proper decay length.

Aad G.; Abbott, B.; Abdallah, J.; Abdelalim, A. A.; Abdesselam, A.; Abdinov, O.; Abi, B.; Abolins, M.; AbouZeid, O. S.; Abramowicz, H.; Abreu, H.; Acerbi, E.; Acharya, B. S.; Adamczyk, L.; Adams, D. L.; Addy, T. N.; Adelman, J.; Aderholz, M.; Adomeit, S.; et al.

2012-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

365

The CP-violating type-II 2HDM and Charged Higgs boson benchmarks  

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We review and update the interpretation of the 125 GeV scalar as the lightest Higgs boson of the Two-Higgs-Doublet Model, allowing for CP violation in the potential. The detection of a charged Higgs boson would exclude the Standard Model. Proposed benchmarks for charged-Higgs searches in the channel pp\\to H^+W^-X\\to W^+W^-H_1X are reviewed and updated.

Lorenzo Basso; Anna Lipniacka; Farvah Mahmoudi; Stefano Moretti; Per Osland; Giovanni Marco Pruna; Mahdi Purmohammadi

2013-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

366

Higgs searches at the Tevatron  

SciTech Connect

Recent preliminary results obtained by the CDF and D0 Collaborations on searches for the Higgs boson in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron collider are discussed. The data, corresponding to integrated luminosities of about 1 fb{sup -1}, show no excess of a signal above the expected background in any of the decay channels examined. Instead, upper limits at 95% Confidence Level on the cross section are established. Further, a combined Standard Model Tevatron cross section limit is presented.

Peters, Krisztian; /Manchester U.

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Search for a low mass Standard Model Higgs boson in the $\\tau-\\tau$ decay channel in $p\\bar{p}$ collisions at $\\sqrt{s}$ = 1.96 TeV  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We report on a search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying into pairs of {tau} leptons in p{bar p} collisions produced by the Tevatron at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. The analyzed data sample was recorded by the CDFII detector and corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 6.0 fb{sup -1}. The search is performed in the final state with one {tau} decaying leptonically and the second one identified through its semi-hadronic decay. Since no significant excess is observed, a 95% credibility level upper limit on the production cross section times branching ratio to the {tau}{tau} final state is set for hypothetical Higgs boson masses between 100 and 150 GeV/c{sup 2}. For a Higgs boson of 120 GeV/c{sup 2} the observed (expected) limit is 14.6 (15.3) the predicted value.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Oviedo U. /Cantabria Inst. of Phys.; Amerio, S.; /INFN, Padua; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Northwestern U.; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Apollinari, G.; /Fermilab; Appel, J.A.; /Fermilab; Apresyan, A.; /Purdue U.; Arisawa, T.; /Waseda U. /Dubna, JINR

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Search for a Higgs boson in diphoton final states with the D0 detector in 9.6 fb-1 of p-pbar collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV  

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We present a search for a Higgs boson decaying into a pair of photons based on 9.6 fb-1 of p-pbar collisions at sqrt(s)=1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The search employs multivariate techniques to discriminate signal from the non-resonant background and is separately optimized for a standard model and a fermiophobic Higgs boson. No significant excess of data above the background prediction is observed and upper limits on the product of the cross section and branching fraction are derived at the 95% confidence level as a function of Higgs boson mass. For a standard model Higgs boson with mass of 125 GeV, the observed (expected) upper limits are a factor of 12.8 (8.7) above the standard model prediction. The existence of a fermiophobic Higgs boson with mass in the 100-113 GeV range is excluded at the 95% confidence level.

D0 Collaboration

2013-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

369

GAUGE AND HIGGS BOSONS --- 1998 UPDATE  

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GAUGE AND HIGGS BOSONS in the 1998 Review of Particle Physics Please use this CITATION: C. Caso et al. (Particle Data Group), The European Physical Journal C3 (1998) 1 Cut-off date...

370

Associated Higgs plus vector boson test of a fermiophobic Higgs boson  

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Production in association with an electroweak vector boson V is a distinctive mode of production for a Higgs boson H without tree-level couplings to fermions, known as a fermiophobic Higgs boson. We focus on HV associated production with H decay into a pair of photons, and V into a pair of jets, with the goal of distinguishing a fermiophobic Higgs boson from the standard model Higgs boson. Performing a simulation of the signal and pertinent QCD backgrounds, and using the same event selection cuts employed by the LHC ATLAS Collaboration, we argue that existing LHC data at 7 TeV with 4.9 fb^{-1} of integrated luminosity may contain evidence for a fermiophobic Higgs boson near 125 GeV at about 1.9 standard deviation signal significance (1.9 sigma). At 8 TeV we show that associated production could yield 2.8 sigma significance with 10 fb^{-1} of data.

Berger, Edmond L; Zhang, Hao

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Standard electroweak interactions and Higgs bosons  

SciTech Connect

In the standard model, only one basic component remains to be found: the Higgs boson. The specifics of Higgs boson production and detection, with decay to t anti t and a particular t quark mass range in mind, have not been examined in detail. As such, the working group on Standard Electroweak Interactions and Higgs Bosons at this meeting decided to concentrate on Higgs boson production and detection at SSC energies in the particular case where the Higgs mass is in the range so as to make t anti t quark-antiquark pairs the dominant decay mode. The study of this case, that of the so-called intermediate mass Higgs, had already been launched in the Berkeley PSSC Workshop on Electroweak Symmetry Breaking, and was continued and extended here. The problems of t quark jet identification and detection efficiency and the manner of rejection of background (especially from b quark jets) with realistic detectors then occupied much of the attention of the group. The subject of making precise measurements of parameters in the standard model at SSC energies is briefly examined. Then we delve into the Higgs sector, with an introduction to the neutral Higgs of the standard model together with its production cross-sections in various processes and the corresponding potential backgrounds. A similar, though briefer, discussion for a charged Higgs boson (outside the Standard Model) follows. The heart of the work on identifying and reconstructing the t and then the Higgs boson in the face of backgrounds is discussed. The problems with semileptonic decays, low energy jet fragments, mass resolution, and b-t discrimination all come to the fore. We have tried to make a serious step here towards a realistic assessment of the problems entailed in pulling a signal out of the background, including a rough simulation of calorimeter-detector properties. 25 references.

Cox, B.; Gilman, F.J.

1984-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

The Software behind the Higgs Boson Discovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this column, David Rousseau describes the enormous software development effort associated with teasing out evidence for the elusive Higgs boson, a cornerstone of the Standard Model. In keeping with previous Impact columns, everything about this is ... Keywords: Software development,Physcis,Nuclear physics,Software engineering,Particle collisions,software development,impact,Higgs boson,physics,CERN,nuclear research,Atlas,decay,software engineering

David Rousseau

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

QCD corrections to Higgs boson production  

SciTech Connect

We discuss the O({alpha}{sub s}) QCD radiative corrections to Higgs boson production in the limit in which the top quark is much heavier than the Higgs boson. The subleading corrections, of O({alpha}{sub s}M{sub H}{sup 2}/M{sub top}{sup 2}), are presented for the decay H {yields} {gamma}{gamma} and shown to be small.

Dawson, S.

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

QCD corrections to Higgs boson production  

SciTech Connect

We discuss the O([alpha][sub s]) QCD radiative corrections to Higgs boson production in the limit in which the top quark is much heavier than the Higgs boson. The subleading corrections, of O([alpha][sub s]M[sub H][sup 2]/M[sub top][sup 2]), are presented for the decay H [yields] [gamma][gamma] and shown to be small.

Dawson, S.

1992-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Higgs boson interactions in supersymmetric theories with large tan beta  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We show that radiative corrections to the Higgs potential in supersymmetric theories with large tan beta generically lead to large differences in the light Higgs boson decay branching fractions compared to those of the standard model Higgs boson. In contrast, the light Higgs boson production rates are largely unaffected. We identify W h associated production followed by Higgs boson decays to photons or to leptons via W W* as potential experimental probes of these theories.

Will Loinaz; James D. Wells

1998-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

376

Vector Higgs bosons and possible suppression of flavorchanging neutral current  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We replace the scalar Higgs doublet with a vector Higgs boson doublet to the unified electroweak W-S model and find most of important features of W-S model are kept unchanged only the Higgs boson now become vector bosons. Lorentz invariance has been carefully discussed. The most important challenge is there will be three massless vector Higgs bosons. The remarkable effect is the possible suppression of the flavorchanging neutral current compare to the multi-Higgs model.

Xiao Yu Qian

2006-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

377

Search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson in 7.9 fb[superscript ?1] of p[bar-over p] collisions at ?s = 1.96 TeV using the CDF II detector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson, using up to 7.9 fb[superscript ?1] of integrated luminosity from p[bar-over p] collisions collected with the CDF II detector. ...

Gomez-Ceballos, Guillelmo

378

Higgs boson masses in supersymmetric models  

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Imposing supersymmetry on a Higgs potential constrains the parameters that define the potential. In supersymmetric extensions to the stranded model containing only Higgs SU(2){sub L} doublets there exist Higgs boson mass sum rules and bounds on the Higgs masses at tree level. The prescription for renormalizing these sum rules is derived. An explicit calculation is performed in the minimal supersymmetric extension to the standard model (MSSM). In this model at tree level the mass sum rule is M{sub H}{sup 2} + M{sub h}{sup 2} = M{sub A}{sup 2} + M{sub Z}{sup 2}. The results indicate that large corrections to the sum rules may arise from heavy matter fields, e.g. a heavy top quark. Squarks significantly heavier than their fermionic partners contribute large contributions when mixing occurs in the squark sector. These large corrections result from squark-Higgs couplings that become large in this limit. Contributions to individual Higgs boson masses that are quadratic in the squark masses cancel in the sum rule. Thus the naturalness constraint on Higgs boson masses is hidden in the combination of Higgs boson masses that comprise the sum rule. 39 refs., 13 figs.

Berger, M.S.

1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Anomalous Radiative Decay of Heavy Higgs Boson  

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The radiative decay width of a heavy Higgs boson $H \\rightarrow W^+W^-\\gamma$ for a {\\it hard} photon is calculated in the Standard Model and its extension with anomalous $\\gamma WW$ couplings. Its dependence on the Higgs mass, the two unknown anomalous couplings, and the photon energy cutoff are studied in detail. We show that this radiative decay of a heavy Higgs is not very sensitive to a wide range of the anomalous couplings compared to the Standard Model result.

Tzu Chiang Yuan

1992-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

380

Search for Doubly Charged Higgs Boson Pair Production in p(p)over-bar Collisions at root s=1.96 TeV  

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We present a search for pair production of doubly-charged Higgs bosons in the processes q{bar q} {yields} H{sup 2+}H{sup 2-} decaying through H{sup {+-}{+-}} {yields} {tau}{sup {+-}}{tau}{sup {+-}}, {mu}{sup {+-}}{tau}{sup {+-}}, {mu}{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}. The search is performed in p{bar p} collisions at a center-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV using an integrated luminosity of up to 7.0 fb{sup -1} collected by the D0 experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The results are used to set 95% C.L. limits on the pair production cross section of doubly-charged Higgs bosons and on their mass for different H{sup {+-}{+-}} branching fractions. Models predicting different H{sup {+-}{+-}} decays are investigated. Assuming B(H{sup {+-}{+-}} {yields} {tau}{sup {+-}}{tau}{sup {+-}}) = 1 yields an observed (expected) lower limit on the mass of a left-handed H{sub L}{sup {+-}{+-}} boson of 128 (116) GeV and assuming {Beta}(H{sup {+-}{+-}} {yields} {mu}{sup {+-}}{tau}{sup {+-}}) = 1 the corresponding limits are 144 (149) GeV. In a model with {Beta}(H{sup {+-}{+-}} {yields} {tau}{sup {+-}}{tau}{sup {+-}}) = {Beta}(H{sup {+-}{+-}} {yields} {mu}{sup {+-}}{tau}{sup {+-}}) = {Beta}(H{sup {+-}{+-}} {yields} {mu}{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}) = 1/3, we obtain M(H{sub L}{sup {+-}{+-}}) > 130 (138) GeV.

Abazov, V.M.; Abbott, B.; Acharya, B. S.; Adams, M.; Adams, T.; Alexeev, G. D.; Alkhazov, G.; Alton, A.; Alverson, G.; Alves, G. A.; Aoki, M.; Arov, M.; Askew, A.; Asman, B.; Atramentov, O.; Avila, C.; BackusMayes, J.; Badaud, F.; Bagby, L.; Baldin, B.; Bandurin, D. V.; Banerjee, S.; Barberis, E.; Baringer, P.; Barreto, J.; Bartlett, J. F.; Bassler, U.; Bazterra, V.; Beale, S.; Bean, A.; Begalli, M.; Begel, M.; Belanger-Champagne, C.; Bellantoni, L.; Beri, S. B.; Bernardi, G.; Bernhard, R.; Bertram, I.; Besancon, M.; Beuselinck, R.; Bezzubov, V. A.; Bhat, P. C.; Bhatnagar, V.; Blazey, G.; Blessing, S.; Bloom, K.; Boehnlein, A.; Boline, D.; Boos, E. E.; Borissov, G.; Bose, T.; Brandt, A.; Brandt, O.; Brock, R.; Brooijmans, G.; Bross, A.; Brown, D.; Brown, J.; Bu, X. B.; Buehler, M.; Buescher, V.; Bunichev, V.; Burdin, S.; Burnett, T. H.; Buszello, C. P.; Calpas, B.; Camacho-Perez, E.; Carrasco-Lizarraga, M. A.; Casey, B. C. K.; Castilla-Valdez, H.; Chakrabarti, S.; Chakraborty, D.; Chan, K. M.; Chandra, A.; Chen, G.; Chevalier-Thery, S.; Cho, D. K.; Cho, S. W.; Choi, S.; Choudhary, B.; Cihangir, S.; Claes, D.; Clutter, J.; Cooke, M.; Cooper, W. E.; Corcoran, M.; Couderc, F.; Cousinou, M. -C.; Croc, A.; Cutts, D.; Das, A.; Davies, G.; De, K.; de Jong, S. J.; De La Cruz-Burelo, E.; Deliot, F.; Demarteau, M.; Demina, R.; Denisov, D.; Denisov, S. P.; Desai, S.; Deterre, C.; DeVaughan, K.; Diehl, H. T.; Diesburg, M.; Ding, P. F.; Dominguez, A.; Dorland, T.; Dubey, A.; Dudko, L. V.; Duggan, D.; Duperrin, A.; Dutt, S.; Dyshkant, A.; Eads, M.; Edmunds, D.; Ellison, J.; Elvira, V. D.; Enari, Y.; Evans, H.; Evdokimov, A.; Evdokimov, V. N.; Facini, G.; Ferbel, T.; Fiedler, F.; Filthaut, F.; Fisher, W.; Fisk, H. E.; Fortner, M.; Fox, H.; Fuess, S.; Garcia-Bellido, A.; Gavrilov, V.; Gay, P.; Geng, W.; Gerbaudo, D.; Gerber, C. E.; Gershtein, Y.; Ginther, G.; Golovanov, G.; Goussiou, A.; Grannis, P. D.; Greder, S.; Greenlee, H.; Greenwood, Z. D.; Gregores, E. M.; Grenier, G.; Gris, Ph; Grivaz, J. -F.; Grohsjean, A.; Gruenendahl, S.; Gruenewald, M. W.; Guillemin, T.; Guo, F.; Gutierrez, G.; Gutierrez, P.; Haas, A.; Hagopian, S.; Haley, J.; Han, L.; Harder, K.; Harel, A.; Hauptman, J. M.; Hays, J.; Head, T.; Hebbeker, T.; Hedin, D.; Hegab, H.; Heinson, A. P.; Heintz, U.; Hensel, C.; Heredia-De La Cruz, I.; Herner, K.; Hesketh, G.; Hildreth, M. D.; Hirosky, R.; Hoang, T.; Hobbs, J. D.; Hoeneisen, B.; Hohlfeld, M.; Hubacek, Z.; Huske, N.; Hynek, V.; Iashvili, I.; Ilchenko, Y.; Illingworth, R.; Ito, A. S.; Jabeen, S.; Jaffre, M.; Jamin, D.; Jayasinghe, A.; Jesik, R.; Johns, K.; Johnson, M.; Johnston, D.; Jonckheere, A.; Jonsson, P.; Joshi, J.; Jung, A. W.; Juste, A.; Kaadze, K.; Kajfasz, E.; Karmanov, D.; Kasper, P. A.; Katsanos, I.; Kehoe, R.; Kermiche, S.; Khalatyan, N.; Khanov, A.; Kharchilava, A.; Kharzheev, Y. N.; Kirby, M. H.; Kohli, J. M.; Kozelov, A. V.; Kraus, J.; Kulikov, S.; Kumar, A.; Kupco, A.; Kurca, T.; Kuzmin, V. A.; Kvita, J.; Lammers, S.; Landsberg, G.; Lebrun, P.; Lee, H. S.; Lee, S. W.; Lee, W. M.; Lellouch, J.; Li, L.; Li, Q. Z.; Lietti, S. M.; Lim, J. K.; Lincoln, D.; Linnemann, J.; Lipaev, V. V.; Lipton, R.; Liu, Y.; Liu, Z.; Lobodenko, A.; Lokajicek, M.; de Sa, R. Lopes; Lubatti, H. J.; Luna-Garcia, R.; Lyon, A. L.; Maciel, A. K. A.; Mackin, D.; Madar, R.; Magana-Villalba, R.; Malik, S.; Malyshev, V. L.; Maravin, Y.; Martinez-Ortega, J.; McCarthy, R.; McGivern, C. L.; Meijer, M. M.; Melnitchouk, A.; Menezes, D.; Mercadante, P. G.; Merkin, M.; Meyer, A.; Meyer, J.; Miconi, F.; Mondal, N. K.; Muanza, G. S.; Mulhearn, M.; Nagy, E.; Naimuddin, M.; Narain, M.; Nayyar, R.; Neal, H. A.; Negret, J. P.; Neustroev, P.; Novaes, S. F.; Nunnemann, T.; Obrant, G.; Orbaker, D.; Orduna, J.; Osman, N.; Osta, J.; et. al.

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381

Search for associated production of z and Higgs bosons in proton-antiproton collisions at 1.96 TeV  

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We present a search for associated production of Z and Higgs bosons in 4.2 fb{sup -1} of {bar p}p collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV, produced in RunII of the Tevatron and recorded by the D0 detector. The search is performed in events containing at least two muons and at least two jets. The ZH signal is distinguished from the expected backgrounds by means of multivariate classifiers known as random forests. Binned random forest output distributions are used in comparing the data to background-only and signal+background hypotheses. No excess is observed in the data, so we set upper limits on ZH production with a 95% confidence level.

BackusMayes, John Alexander; /Washington U., Seattle

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Search for a Low-mass Higgs Boson in Y(3S)--> gamma A^0, A^0--> tau^ tau^- at BABAR  

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We search for a light Higgs boson A{sup 0} in the radiative decay Y(3S) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}, A{sup 0} {yields} T{sup +}T{sup -}, T{sup +} {yields} e{sup +}{nu}{sub e}{nu}{sub T}, or T{sup +} {yields} {mu}{sup +} {nu}{sub {mu}T}. The data sample contains 122 x 10{sup 6} Y(3S) events recorded with the BABAR detector. We find no evidence for a narrow structure in the studied T{sup +}T{sup -} invariant mass region of 4.03 < m{sub T{sup +}T{sup -}} < 10.10 GeV/c{sup 2}. We exclude at the 90% confidence level (C.L.) a low-mass Higgs boson decaying to T{sup +}T{sup -} with a product branching fraction B(Y(3S) {yields} {gamma}A{sup 0}) x B(A{sup 0} {yields} T{sup +}T{sup -}) > (1.5-16) x 10{sup -5} across the mT{sup +}T{sup -} range. We also set a 90% C.L. upper limit on the T{sup +}T{sup -} decay of the {eta}{sub b} at B({eta}{sub b} {yields} T{sup +}T{sup -}) < 8%.

Gabareen Mokhtar, Arafat

2009-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

383

Search for charged Higgs bosons decaying via H+ -> tau nu in top quark pair events using pp collision data at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector  

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The results of a search for charged Higgs bosons are presented. The analysis is based on 4.6 fb{sup -1} of proton-proton collision data at {radical}s = 7 TeV collected by the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, using top quark pair events with a {tau} lepton in the final state. The data are consistent with the expected background from Standard Model processes. Assuming that the branching ratio of the charged Higgs boson to a {tau} lepton and a neutrino is 100%, this leads to upper limits on the branching ratio of top quark decays to a b quark and a charged Higgs boson between 5% and 1% for charged Higgs boson masses ranging from 90 GeV to 160 GeV, respectively. In the context of the m{sub h}{sup max} scenario of the MSSM, tan {beta} above 12-26, as well as between 1 and 2-6, can be excluded for charged Higgs boson masses between 90 GeV and 150 GeV.

Aad, Georges; Abbott, Brad; Abdallah, Jalal; Abdel Khalek, Samah; Abdelalim, Ahmed Ali; Abdinov, Ovsat; Abi, Babak; Abolins, Maris; AbouZeid, Ossama; Abramowicz, Halina; Abreu, Henso; /SUNY, Albany /Alberta U. /Ankara U. /Dumlupinar U. /Gazi U. /TOBB ETU, Ankara /TAEK, Ankara /Annecy, LAPP /Argonne /Arizona U. /Texas U., Arlington

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in p anti-p Interactions with the Decay Mode H --> W+W- --> mu+nu mu-anti-nu at the D0 Experiment  

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A search for the standard model Higgs boson in p{bar p} collisions resulting in two muons and large missing transverse energy is presented. The analysis uses 4.2 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity at a center-of-mass energy of {radical}s = 1.96 TeV collected between April 2002 and December 2008 with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. No significant excess above the background estimation is observed and limits are derived on Higgs boson production.

Johnston, Dale Morgan; /Nebraska U.

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Search for the Higgs Boson in the H to WW to l nu jj Decay Channel in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector  

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A search for a Higgs boson has been performed in the H {yields} WW {yields} {ell}{nu}jj channel in 1.04 fb{sup -1} of pp collision data at {radical}s = 7 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No significant excess of events is observed over the expected background and limits on the Higgs boson production cross section are derived for a Higgs boson mass in the range 240 GeV < m{sub H} < 600 GeV. The best sensitivity is reached for m{sub H} = 400 GeV, where the 95% confidence level upper bound on the cross section for H {yields} WW production is 3.1 pb, or 2.7 times the standard model prediction.

Aad, G.; Abbott, B; Abdallah, J; Abdelalim, AA; Abdesselam, A; Abdinov, O; Abi, B; Abolins, M; Abramowicz, H; Abreu, H; Acerbi, E; Acharya, BS; Adams, DL; Addy, TN; Adelman, J; Aderholz, M; Adomeit, S; Adragna, P; Adye, T; Aefsky, S; Aguilar-Saavedra, JA

2011-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

386

Search for the Higgs Boson in the H{yields}WW{yields}l{nu}jj Decay Channel in pp Collisions at {radical}(s)=7 TeV with the ATLAS Detector  

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A search for a Higgs boson has been performed in the H{yields}WW{yields}l{nu}jj channel in 1.04 fb{sup -1} of pp collision data at {radical}(s)=7 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. No significant excess of events is observed over the expected background and limits on the Higgs boson production cross section are derived for a Higgs boson mass in the range 240 GeV

Aad, G.; Ahles, F.; Beckingham, M.; Bernhard, R.; Bitenc, U.; Bruneliere, R.; Caron, S.; Christov, A.; Consorti, V.; Eckert, S.; Fehling-Kaschek, M.; Flechl, M.; Glatzer, J. [Fakultaet fuer Mathematik und Physik, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Freiburg i. Br. (Germany); Abbott, B. [Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma, Norman Oklahoma (United States); Abdallah, J.; Bosman, M.; Casado, M. P.; Cavalli-Sforza, M.; Conidi, M. C.; Demirkoz, B. [Institut de Fisica d'Altes Energies and Departament de Fisica de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and ICREA, Barcelona (Spain)

2011-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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7/5/12 Higgs Boson Search Involving Texas A&M Physicists Reveals New Particle | Texas A&M University, Coll... 1/5www.science.tamu.edu/articles/911  

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7/5/12 Higgs Boson Search Involving Texas A&M Physicists Reveals New Particle | Texas A Texas A&M Physicists Reveals New Particle COLLEGE STATION -- Physicists at Texas A&M University Texas A&M physicists, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students based in College Station as well

Toback, David

388

Search for a Light Higgs Boson Decaying to Long-Lived Weakly Interacting Particles in Proton-Proton Collisions at ?s=7??TeV with the ATLAS Detector  

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A search for the decay of a light Higgs boson (120–140 GeV) to a pair of weakly interacting, long-lived particles in 1.94??fb-1 of proton-proton collisions at ?s=7??TeV recorded in 2011 by the ATLAS detector is presented. ...

Taylor, Frank E.

389

Search for a Very Light CP-Odd Higgs Boson in Top Quark Decays from pp[over-bar] Collisions at [sqrt]s=1.96??TeV  

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We present the results of a search for a very light CP-odd Higgs boson a10 originating from top quark decays t-->H±b-->W±[superscript (*)]a10b, and subsequently decaying into tau+tau-. Using a data sample corresponding to ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

390

Direct Discovery Prospects for the Light CP-odd Higgs Boson of NMSSM Ideal Higgs Scenarios  

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Direct Discovery Prospects for the Light CP-odd Higgs Boson of NMSSM Ideal Higgs Scenarios Jack on the following papers with R. Dermisek: · New constraints on a light CP-odd Higgs boson and related NMSSM Ideal CP-odd Higgs boson at the Tevatron and LHC. Published in Phys.Rev.D81:055001,2010, arXiv:0911

California at Santa Cruz, University of

391

Linear collider signals of an invisible Higgs boson in theories of large extra dimensions  

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We discuss the possibility of detecting a Higgs boson in electron-positron collider experiments if large extra dimensions are realized in nature. In such a case, the Higgs boson can decay invisibly by oscillating into a graviscalar Kaluza-Klein tower. We show that the search for such a Higgs boson at an e{sup +}e{sup -} linear collider entails more complications than are usually thought of in relation to an invisibly decaying Higgs boson. The main sources of such complications are due to the simultaneous presence of a continuum graviton production and the broadening of the Higgs peak. We discuss possible ways of overcoming such difficulties and conclude that the detection of such a Higgs boson might still be a problem beyond the mass range of 250-300 GeV.

Datta, Anindya [INFN, Sezione di Roma, Universita La Sapienza, P. le A. Moro 2, Rome I-00185 (Italy); Huitu, Katri [Helsinki Institute of Physics, P.O. Box 64, FIN-00014 University of Helsinki (Finland); High Energy Physics Division, Department of Physical Sciences, P.O. Box 64, FIN-00014 University of Helsinki (Finland); Laamanen, Jari [Helsinki Institute of Physics, P.O. Box 64, FIN-00014 University of Helsinki (Finland); Mukhopadhyaya, Biswarup [Harish Chandra Research Institute, Chhatnag Road, Jhusi, Allahabad - 211 019 (India)

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight?? | Department of Energy  

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Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight December 16, 2011 - 3:48pm Addthis Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln describes the concept of how the...

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Jet Energy Scale Studies and the Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson in the Channel ZH -> nu anti-nu b anti-b at D�  

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The D0 experiment is based at the Tevatron, which is currently the world's highest-energy accelerator. The detector comprises three major subsystems: the tracking system, the calorimeter and the muon detector. Jets, seen in the calorimeter, are the most common product of the proton-proton interactions at 2TeV. This thesis is divided into two parts. The first part focuses on jets and describes the derivation of a jet energy scale using p{bar p} {yields} (Z + jets) events as a cross-check of the official D0 jet energy scale (Versions 4.2 and 5.1) which is derived using p{bar p} {yields} {gamma} + jets events. Closure tests were also carried out on the jet energy calibration as a further verification. Jets from b-quarks are commonly produced at D0, readily identified and are a useful physics tool. These require a special correction in the case where the b-jet decays via a muon and a neutrino. Thus a semileptonic correction was also derived as an addition to the standard energy correction for jets. The search for the Higgs boson is one of the largest physics programs at D0. The second part of this thesis describes a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the ZH {yields} {nu}{bar {nu}}b{bar b} channel in 52fb{sup -1} of data. The analysis is based on a sequence of event selection criteria optimized on Monte Carlo event samples that simulate four light Higgs boson masses between 105 GeV and 135 GeV and the main backgrounds. For the first time, the data for the analysis are selected using new acoplanarity triggers and the b-quark jets are selected using the D0 neural net b-jet tagging tool. A limit is set for {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} ZH) x Br(H {yields} b{bar b}).

Lobo, Lydia Mary Isis; /Imperial Coll., London

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

The Higgs boson: What it is and why it matters  

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The Higgs boson: What it is and why it matters. Purpose: The observation by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear ...

2013-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

395

MSSM Higgs Boson Production from Supersymmetric Cascades at LHC  

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Detectability of MSSM Higgs bosons in cascade decays of supersymmetric particles at the CERN LHC is discussed.

Asesh K. Datta

2004-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

396

Unparticle Effects on Unitarity Constraints from Higgs Boson Scattering  

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We study the effects of two-body Higgs boson scattering by exchanging unpsrticles. The unparticle contribution can change the standard model prediction for two-body Higgs boson scattering partial wave amplitude significantly leading to modification of the unitarity constraint on the standard model Higgs boson mass. For unparticle dimension $d_\\U$ between 1 and 2, the unitarity constraint on Higgs boson mass can be larger than that in the SM. Information on unparticle interaction can also be obtained.

Xiao-Gang He; Chung-Cheng Wen

2008-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

397

LCPHSM2001054 Measurement of the Higgs Boson Mass  

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LC­PHSM­2001­054 Measurement of the Higgs Boson Mass and Cross Section with a Linear e + e \\Gamma for the measurement of the Higgs boson mass and produc­ tion cross section. An integrated luminosity of 500 fb \\Gamma1 is assumed. For Higgs boson masses of 120, 150 and 180 GeV the uncertainty on the Higgs boson mass

398

HIGLU and HDECAY: Programs for Higgs Boson Production at the LHC and Higgs Boson Decay Widths  

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The total cross section for Higgs boson production via the dominant gluon fusion mechanism including NLO [two-loop] QCD corrections can be calculated numerically with the program HIGLU. The QCD corrections are included for arbitrary Higgs and quark masses and increase the cross section at the LHC by up to a factor of 2. The source code HIGLU provides the evaluation of the production of the Standard Model [SM] Higgs boson as well as the neutral Higgs bosons of the minimal supersymmetric extension [MSSM]. The program HDECAY determines the decay widths and branching ratios of the Higgs bosons within the SM and the MSSM, including the dominant higher-order corrections. The latter are dominated by QCD corrections and two-loop corrections to the couplings and Higgs masses of the MSSM. The program includes all decay modes with branching ratios larger than $10^{-4}$. Moreover, below-threshold decays with off-shell top quarks, gauge and Higgs bosons are implemented. In addition the program is able to calculate the branching ratios of the MSSM Higgs bosons into supersymmetric particles, which can be dominant.

Michael Spira

1996-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The software behind the Higgs boson discovery David Rousseau1,  

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The software behind the Higgs boson discovery David Rousseau1, 1 Laboratoire de l software development effort associated with teasing out evi- dence for the elusive Higgs boson that is very likely the Higgs boson. This particle was theorized almost 50 years ago to have the very special

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LCPHSM2001055 Determination of the Higgs boson spin  

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LC­PHSM­2001­055 Determination of the Higgs boson spin with a Linear e + e \\Gamma Collider M of a light Higgs boson is studied at threshold and compared to the expectation of several spin as­ sumptions luminosity of 20 fb \\Gamma1 allow confirmation of the scalar nature of the Higgs Boson. INTRODUCTION

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Standard and non standard ideas for the Higgs boson sector  

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Standard and non standard ideas for the Higgs boson sector Riccardo Barbieri Johns Hopkins Workshop as the Higgs boson is in their low-energy spectrum We only know of approximate symmetries that can explain synoptic table Supersymmetric The SM Higgs boson TC-like Minimally extended Higgsless "Composite" 5

Abbondandolo, Alberto

402

BEAM RELATED SYSTEMATICS IN HIGGS BOSON MASS MEASUREMENT  

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BEAM RELATED SYSTEMATICS IN HIGGS BOSON MASS MEASUREMENT A.RASPEREZA DESY, Notkestrasse 85, D­22607#erential luminosity spectrum measurements and beam energy spread on the precision of the Higgs boson mass measurement possible impact of the beam related systematic errors on the Higgs boson mass measurement is discussed

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Search for a Higgs boson in the diphoton final state using the full CDF data set from proton-antiproton collisions at \\surds = 1.96 TeV  

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A search for a narrow Higgs boson resonance in the diphoton mass spectrum is presented based on data corresponding to 10 fb-1 of integrated luminosity from proton-antiproton collisions at \\surds = 1.96 TeV collected by the CDF experiment. In addition to searching for a resonance in the diphoton mass spectrum, we employ a multivariate discriminant technique for the first time in this channel at CDF. No evidence of signal is observed, and upper limits are set on the cross section times branching ratio of the resonant state as a function of Higgs boson mass. The limits are interpreted in the context of the standard model with an expected (observed) limit on the cross section times branching ratio of 9.9 (17.0) times the standard model prediction at the 95% credibility level for a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV/c2. Moreover, a Higgs boson with suppressed couplings to fermions is excluded for masses below 114 GeV/c2 at the 95% credibility level.

the CDF Collaboration

2012-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for doubly-charged Higgs Boson production in the decay H++ H-- ---> mu+ mu+ mu- mu - with the D0 detector at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV  

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This work presents a search for the pair production of doubly-charged Higgs Bosons in the process p{bar p} {yields} H{sup ++}H{sup --} {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}{mu}{sup -} using inclusive dimuon events. These data correspond to an integrated luminosity of about 113 pb 1 and were recorded by the D0 experiment between August 2002 and June 2003. In the absence of a signal, 95% confidence level mass limits of M(H{sub L}{sup {+-}{+-}}) > 118.6 GeV/c{sup 2} and M(H{sub R}{sup {+-}{+-}}) > 98.1 GeV/c{sup 2} are set for left-handed and right-handed doubly-charged Higgs boson, assuming 100% branching into muons and hypercharge |Y| = 2 and Yukawa coupling h{sub {mu}{mu}} > 10{sup -7}. This is the first search for doubly-charged Higgs bosons at hadron colliders. It significantly extends the previous mass limit of 100.5 GeV/c{sup 2} for a left-handed doubly-charged Higgs boson measured in the muon final states by the OPAL collaboration.

Zdrazil, Marian; /SUNY, Stony Brook

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Higgs Quantum Numbers in Weak Boson Fusion  

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Recently, the ATLAS and CMS experiments have reported the discovery of a Higgs like resonance at the LHC. The next analysis step will include the determination of its spin and CP quantum numbers or the form of its interaction Lagrangian channel-by-channel. We show how weak-boson-fusion Higgs production and associated ZH production can be used to separate different spin and CP states.

C. Englert; D. Goncalves-Netto; K. Mawatari; T. Plehn

2012-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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hep-ph/0106116 Distinguishing a MSSM Higgs Boson from the SM Higgs Boson at a  

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The decoupling properties of the Higgs sector in the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM) imply that a light CP-even Higgs boson discovered at the Tevatron or LHC may closely resemble the Standard Model (SM) Higgs boson. In this paper, we investigate how precision measurements of Higgs properties at a Linear Collider (LC) can distinguish between a CP-even Higgs boson of the MSSM and the SM Higgs boson. We review the expected theoretical behavior of the partial widths and branching ratios for decays of the neutral MSSM Higgs bosons with significant couplings to the W and Z bosons, including the leading radiative corrections to the mixing angle ? and tan ?-enhanced vertex corrections. The general expectation is that the Higgs couplings to W + W ? , ZZ, c¯c and t¯t should quickly approach their SM values for increasing CP-odd Higgs mass mA, while the couplings to b ¯ b and ? + ? ? do so more slowly. Using the expected experimental accuracy in determining SM branching ratios and partial widths, we demonstrate the sensitivity of measurements at the LC to variations in the MSSM parameters, with particular attention to the decoupling limit. For a wide range of MSSM parameters, the LC is sensitive to mA ? 600 GeV almost independently of tan ?. For large values of tan ? and some specific choices of MSSM parameters [e.g., Atµ < 0 and |At | ? |µ | ? O(1 TeV)], one of the CP-even Higgs bosons can be SM-like independent of the value of mA. In the case of large deviations from the SM, we present a procedure using branching ratio measurements to extract the supersymmetric correction to the b quark mass.

Linear Collider; Marcela Carenaa; Howard E. Haberb; Heather E. Logana C; Stephen Mrenna

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Higgs boson photoproduction at the LHC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present the current development of the photoproduction approach for the Higgs boson with its application to pp and pA collisions at the LHC. We perform a different analysis for the Gap Survival Probability, where we consider a probability of 3% and also a more optimistic value of 10% based on the HERA data for dijet production. As a result, the cross section for the exclusive Higgs boson production is about 2 fb and 6 fb in pp collisions and 617 and 2056 fb for pPb collisions, considering the gap survival factor of 3% and 10%, respectively.

Ducati, M. B. Gay; Silveira, G. G. [High Energy Physics Phenomenology Group, UFRGS, Caixa Postal 15051, CEP 91501-970 - Porto Alegre, RS (Brazil)

2011-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

408

ASSOCIATED HIGGS BOSON PRODUCTION WITH HEAVY QUARKS.  

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The production of a Higgs boson in association with a pair of e quarks will play a very important role at both hadron and lepton colliders. We review the status of theoretical predictions and their relevance to Higgs boson studies, with particular emphasis on the recently calculated NLO QCD corrections to the inclusive cross section for p{bar p}, pp {yields} t{bar t}h. We conclude by briefly discussing the case of exclusive b{bar b}h production and the potential of this process in revealing signals of new physics beyond the Standard Model.

DAWSON,S.ORR,L.H.REINA,L.WACKEROTH,D.

2003-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

409

Composite Higgs Boson Pair Production at the LHC  

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The measurement of the trilinear and quartic Higgs self-couplings is necessary for the reconstruction of the Higgs potential. This way the Higgs mechanism as the origin of electroweak symmetry breaking can be tested. The couplings are accessible in multi-Higgs production processes at the LHC. In this paper we investigate the prospects of measuring the trilinear Higgs coupling in composite Higgs models. In these models, the Higgs boson emerges as a pseudo-Goldstone boson of a strongly interacting sector, and the Higgs potential is generated by loops of the Standard Model (SM) gauge bosons and fermions. The Higgs self-couplings are modified compared to the SM and controlled by the compositeness parameter $\\xi$ in addition to the Higgs boson mass. We construct areas of sensitivity to the trilinear Higgs coupling in the relevant parameter space for various final states.

Ramona Grober; Margarete Muhlleitner

2010-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

410

Composite Higgs Boson Pair Production at the LHC  

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The measurement of the trilinear and quartic Higgs self-couplings is necessary for the reconstruction of the Higgs potential. This way the Higgs mechanism as the origin of electroweak symmetry breaking can be tested. The couplings are accessible in multi-Higgs production processes at the LHC. In this paper we investigate the prospects of measuring the trilinear Higgs coupling in composite Higgs models. In these models, the Higgs boson emerges as a pseudo-Goldstone boson of a strongly interacting sector, and the Higgs potential is generated by loops of the Standard Model (SM) gauge bosons and fermions. The Higgs self-couplings are modified compared to the SM and controlled by the compositeness parameter $\\xi$ in addition to the Higgs boson mass. We construct areas of sensitivity to the trilinear Higgs coupling in the relevant parameter space for various final states.

Grober, Ramona

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Standard model Higgs boson-inflaton and dark matter  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The standard model Higgs boson can serve as the inflaton field of slow roll inflationary models provided it exhibits a large nonminimal coupling with the gravitational scalar curvature. The Higgs boson self interactions and its couplings with a standard model singlet scalar serving as the source of dark matter are then subject to cosmological constraints. These bounds, which can be more stringent than those arising from vacuum stability and perturbative triviality alone, still allow values for the Higgs boson mass which should be accessible at the LHC. As the Higgs boson coupling to the dark matter strengthens, lower values of the Higgs boson mass consistent with the cosmological data are allowed.

Clark, T. E.; Liu Boyang; Love, S. T.; Veldhuis, T. ter [Department of Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2036 (United States); Department of Physics and Astronomy, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899 (United States)

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Search for the standard model Higgs boson in $\\bm{\\ell?}$+jets final states in 9.7~fb$\\bm{^{-1}}$ of $\\bm{p\\bar{p}}$ collisions with the D0 detector  

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We present, in detail, a search for the standard model Higgs boson, $H$, in final states with a charged lepton (electron or muon), missing energy, and two or more jets in data corresponding to 9.7 fb$^{-1}$ of integrated luminosity collected at a center of mass energy of $\\sqrt{s}$ = 1.96 TeV with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron $p\\bar{p}$ Collider. The search uses $b$-jet identification to categorize events for improved signal versus background separation and is sensitive to associated production of the $H$ with a $W$ boson, $WH\\to\\ell\

D0 Collaboration

2013-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

413

Limits on a Composite Higgs Boson  

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Precision electroweak data are generally believed to constrain the Higgs boson mass to lie below approximately 190 GeV at 95% confidence level. The standard Higgs model is, however, trivial and can only be an effective field theory valid below some high energy scale characteristic of the underlying non-trivial physics. Corrections to the custodial isospin violating parameter T arising from interactions at this higher energy scale dramatically enlarge the allowed range of Higgs mass. We perform a fit to precision electroweak data and determine the region in the (m_H, Delta T) plane that is consistent with experimental results. Overlaying the estimated size of corrections to T arising from the underlying dynamics, we find that a Higgs mass up to 500 GeV is allowed. We review two composite Higgs models which can realize the possibility of a phenomenologically acceptable heavy Higgs boson. We comment on the potential of improvements in the measurements of m_t and M_W to improve constraints on composite Higgs models.

R. Sekhar Chivukula; Nick Evans; Christian Hoelbling

2000-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

414

Search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying to a $b\\bar{b}$ pair in events with no charged leptons and large missing transverse energy using the full CDF data set  

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We report on a search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a vector boson in the full data set of proton-antiproton collisions at $\\sqrt{s} = 1.96$ TeV recorded by the CDF II detector at the Tevatron, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 9.45 fb$^{-1}$. We consider events having no identified charged lepton, a transverse energy imbalance, and two or three jets, of which at least one is consistent with originating from the decay of a $b$ quark. We place 95% credibility level upper limits on the production cross section times standard model branching fraction for several mass hypotheses between 90 and $150 \\mathrm{GeV}/c^2$. For a Higgs boson mass of $125 \\mathrm{GeV}/c^2$, the observed (expected) limit is 6.7 (3.6) times the standard model prediction.

The CDF Collaboration

2012-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

415

Search for NMSSM Higgs bosons in the h ---> aa ---> mu mu mu mu, mu mu tau tau channels using p anti-p collisions at s**(1/2) = 1.96-TeV  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We report on a first search for production of the lightest neutral CP-even Higgs boson (h) in the next-to-minimal supersymmetric standard model, where h decays to a pair of neutral pseudoscalar Higgs bosons (a), using 4.2 fb{sup -1} of data recorded with the D0 detector at Fermilab. The a bosons are required to either both decay to {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -} or one to {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -} and the other to {tau}{sup +}{tau}{sup -}. No significant signal is observed, and we set limits on its production as functions of M{sub a} and M{sub h}.

Abazov, V.M.; /Dubna, JINR; Abbott, B.; /Oklahoma U.; Abolins, M.; /Michigan State U.; Acharya, B.S.; /Tata Inst.; Adams, M.; /Illinois U., Chicago; Adams, T.; /Florida State U.; Aguilo, E.; /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U.; Ahsan, M.; /Kansas State U.; Alexeev, G.D.; /Dubna, JINR; Alkhazov, Georgiy D.; /St. Petersburg, INP; Alton, Andrew K.; /Michigan U. /Northeastern U.

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Stable Higgs Bosons - new candidate for cold dark matter -  

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The Higgs boson is in the backbone of the standard model of electroweak interactions. It must exist in some form for achieving unification of interactions. In the gauge-Higgs unification scenario the Higgs boson becomes a part of the extra-dimensional component of gauge fields. The Higgs boson becomes absolutely stable in a class of the gauge-Higgs unification models, serving as a promising candidate for cold dark matter in the universe. The observed relic abundance of cold dark matter is obtained with the Higgs mass around 70 GeV. The Higgs-nucleon scattering cross section is found to be close to the recent CDMS II and XENON10 bounds in the direct detection of dark matter. In collider experiments stable Higgs bosons are produced in a pair, appearing as missing energies and momenta so that the way of detecting Higgs bosons must be altered.

Yutaka Hosotani

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

417

Stable Higgs Bosons - new candidate for cold dark matter  

SciTech Connect

The Higgs boson is in the backbone of the standard model of electroweak interactions. It must exist in some form for achieving unification of interactions. In the gauge-Higgs unification scenario the Higgs boson becomes a part of the extra-dimensional component of gauge fields. The Higgs boson becomes absolutely stable in a class of the gauge-Higgs unification models, serving as a promising candidate for cold dark matter in the universe. The observed relic abundance of cold dark matter is obtained with the Higgs mass around 70 GeV. The Higgs-nucleon scattering cross section is found to be close to the recent CDMS II XENON10 bounds in the direct detection of dark matter. In collider experiments stable Higgs bosons are produced in a pair, appearing as missing energies momenta so that the way of detecting Higgs bosons must be altered.

Hosotani, Yutaka [Department of Physics, Osaka University, Toyonaka Osaka 560-0043 (Japan)

2010-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

418

The Higgs boson: from the lattice to LHC  

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We discuss the triviality and spontaneous symmetry breaking scenario where the Higgs boson without self-interaction coexists with spontaneous symmetry breaking. We argue that non perturbative lattice investigations support this scenario. Moreover, from lattice simulations we predict that the Higgs boson is rather heavy. We estimate the Higgs boson mass $m_H = 754 \\pm 20 {\\text{(stat)}} \\pm 20 {\\text{(syst)}} {\\text{GeV}}$ and the Higgs total width $\\Gamma(H) \\simeq 340 {\\text{GeV}}$.

Paolo Cea; Leonardo Cosmai

2009-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

419

Invisible Higgs Boson Decay into Massive Neutrinos of 4th Generation  

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Results from several recent experiments provide inderect evidences in the favor of existence of a 4th generation neutrino. Such a neutrino of mass about 50 GeV is compatible with current physical and astrophysical constraints and well motivated in the framework of superstring phenomenology. If sufficiently stable the existence of such a neutrino leads to the drastic change of Higgs boson physics: for a wide range of Higgs boson masses the dominant mode of Higgs boson decay is invisible and the branching ratios for the most promising modes of Higgs boson search are significantly reduced. The proper strategy of Higgs boson searches in such a framework is discussed. It is shown that in the same framework the absence of a signal in the search for invisible Higgs boson decay at LEP means either that the mass of Higgs is greater than 113.5 GeV or that the mass difference between the Higgs mass and doubled neutrino mass is small.

K. Belotsky; D. Fargion; M. Khlopov; R. Konoplich; K. Shibaev

2002-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

420

Window For Higgs Boson Mass From Gauge-Higgs Unification  

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We consider six dimensional gauge models compactified on the orbifold T^2/Z_N (N=2,3,4,6) such that the Standard Model (SM) Higgs doublet arises from the extra-dimensional components of the gauge field. For \\Lambda \\leq 10^{19} GeV, where \\Lambda denotes the compactification scale, we obtain 114.4 GeV \\leq m_H \\leq 164 GeV for the SM Higgs boson mass. We also consider gauge-Higgs-top and gauge-Higgs-bottom Yukawa unification which respectively yield m_H = 131^{+4}_{-5} GeV and m_H = 150^{+2}_{-2} GeV for a top quark pole mass M_t =170.9^{+1.8}_{-1.8} GeV. As a special case we recover the result m_H \\leq 132 GeV previously obtained for five dimensional models.

Ilia Gogoladze; Nobuchika Okada; Qaisar Shafi

2007-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Present searches for Higgs signatures at the Tevatron  

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We present results for various searches for signatures of standard and non-standard model Higgs boson decays conducted at the collider detectors CDF and D0 using {approx}100 pb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity each from the Tevatron collider Run 1 (1992-96) at {radical}s=1.8 TeV. No evidence for a Higgs boson decay is found and various limits are set.

Groer, L.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Higgs boson mass and new physics  

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We discuss the lower Higgs boson mass bounds which come from the absolute stability of the Standard Model (SM) vacuum and from the Higgs inflation, as well as the prediction of the Higgs boson mass coming from asymptotic safety of the SM. We account for the 3-loop renormalization group evolution of the couplings of the Standard Model and for a part of two-loop corrections that involve the QCD coupling alpha_s to initial conditions for their running. This is one step above the current state of the art procedure ("one-loop matching--two-loop running"). This results in reduction of the theoretical uncertainties in the Higgs boson mass bounds and predictions, associated with the Standard Model physics, to 1-2 GeV. We find that with the account of existing experimental uncertainties in the mass of the top quark and alpha_s (taken at 2sigma level) the bound reads M_H>=M_min (equality corresponds to the asymptotic safety prediction), where M_min=129+-6 GeV. We argue that the discovery of the SM Higgs boson in this range would be in agreement with the hypothesis of the absence of new energy scales between the Fermi and Planck scales, whereas the coincidence of M_H with M_min would suggest that the electroweak scale is determined by Planck physics. In order to clarify the relation between the Fermi and Planck scale a construction of an electron-positron or muon collider with a center of mass energy ~200+200 GeV (Higgs and t-quark factory) would be needed.

Fedor Bezrukov; Mikhail Yu. Kalmykov; Bernd A. Kniehl; Mikhail Shaposhnikov

2012-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

423

Searches for New Vector Like Quarks: Higgs Channels  

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New vector-like quarks can mix sizably with first generation Standard Model quarks without conflicting with current experimental constraints. Searches for such new quarks have been performed in pair production and electroweak single production channels with subsequent decays into electroweak gauge bosons. To fully explore the underlying structure of the theory the channels with heavy quark decays into Higgs bosons are crucial and in this article we consider for the first time the LHC reach for such channels. The two main production mechanisms involve single production of new quarks through the fusion of a vector boson and the Higgs and single production in association with a Higgs boson. We show that both channels have promising reach at the LHC and that they complement the current direct searches involving decays into electroweak gauge bosons.

Anupama Atre; Mikael Chala; Jose Santiago

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Searches for New Vector Like Quarks: Higgs Channels  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New vector-like quarks can mix sizably with first generation Standard Model quarks without conflicting with current experimental constraints. Searches for such new quarks have been performed in pair production and electroweak single production channels with subsequent decays into electroweak gauge bosons. To fully explore the underlying structure of the theory the channels with heavy quark decays into Higgs bosons are crucial and in this article we consider for the first time the LHC reach for such channels. The two main production mechanisms involve single production of new quarks through the fusion of a vector boson and the Higgs and single production in association with a Higgs boson. We show that both channels have promising reach at the LHC and that they complement the current direct searches involving decays into electroweak gauge bosons.

Atre, Anupama; Santiago, Jose

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson produced in association with a W Boson in the isolated-track charged-lepton channel using the Collider Detector at Fermilab  

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The Higgs boson is the only elementary particle predicted by the Standard Model (SM) that has not yet been observed experimentally. If it exists, it explains the spontaneous electroweak symmetry breaking and the origin of mass for gauge bosons and fermions. We test the validity of the SM by performing a search for the associated production of a Higgs boson and a W boson in the channel where the Higgs boson decays to a bottom-antibottom quark pair and the W boson decays to a charged lepton and a neutrino (the WH channel). We study a dataset of proton-antiproton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy {radical}s = 1.96 TeV provided by the Tevatron accelerator, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.7 fb{sup -1}, and recorded using the Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF).We select events consistent with the signature of exactly one charged lepton (electron or muon), missing transverse energy due to the undetected neutrino (MET) and two collimated streams of particles (jets), at least one of which is required to be identified as originating from a bottom quark. We improve the discrimination of Higgs signal from backgrounds through the use of an artificial neural network. Using a Bayesian statistical inference approach, we set for each hypothetical Higgs boson mass in the range 100-150 GeV/c{sup 2} with 5 GeV/c{sup 2} increments a 95% credibility level (CL) upper limit on the ratio between the Higgs production cross section times branching fraction and the SM prediction. Our main original contributions are the addition of a novel charged lepton reconstruction algorithm with looser requirements (ISOTRK) with respect the electron or muon tight criteria (TIGHT), as well as the introduction of a novel trigger-combination method that allows to maximize the event yield while avoiding trigger correlations and that is used for the ISOTRK category. The ISOTRK candidate is a high-transverse-momentum good-quality track isolated from other activity in the tracking system and not required to match a calorimeter cluster, as for a tight electron candidate, or an energy deposit in the muon detector, as for a tight muon candidate. The ISOTRK category recovers real charged leptons that otherwise would be lost in the non-instrumented regions of the detector. This allows the reconstruction of more W boson candidates, which in turn increases the number of reconstructed WH signal candidate events, and therefore improves the sensitivity of the WH search. For the TIGHT charged lepton categories, we employ charged-lepton-dedicated triggers to improve the rate of WH signal acceptance during data taking. Since there is no ISOTRK-dedicated trigger at CDF, for the ISOTRK charged lepton category we employ three MET-plus-jets-based triggers. For each trigger we first identify the jet selection where the trigger efficiency is flat with respect to jet information (transverse energy and direction of motion in the transverse plane for the two jets in the event) and then we parametrize the trigger efficiency as a function of trigger MET. On an event-by-event basis, for each trigger we compute a trigger efficiency as a function of trigger parametrization, trigger MET, jet information, trigger prescale and information about whether the trigger is defined or not. For the ISOTRK category we combine the three triggers using a novel method, which allows the combination of any number of triggers in order to maximize the event yield while avoiding trigger correlations. On an event-by-event basis, only the trigger with the largest efficiency is used. By avoiding a logical 'OR' between triggers, the loss in the yield of events accepted by the trigger combination is compensated by a smaller and easier-to-compute corresponding systematic uncertainty. The addition of the ISOTRK charged lepton category to the TIGHT category produces an increase of 33% in the WH signal yield and a decrease of 15.5% to 19.0% in the median expected 95% CL cross-section upper limits across the entire studied Higgs mass interval. The improvement in analysis sensitivity is smaller than the i

Buzatu, Adrian; /McGill U.

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Maximal CP violation via Higgs-boson exchange  

SciTech Connect

The unitarity of the mixing matrix of the charged Higgs bosons, and the orthogonality of the mixing matrix of the neutral Higgs bosons, are used to derive upper bounds on the values of general CP-violating expressions. The bounds are independent of the total number of Higgs fields in any specific model. They allow is to relax the usual assumption of only one Higgs boson being light. It is natural that the CP violation in the exchange of neutral Higgs bosons between bottom quarks be particularly large.

Lavoura, L.

1992-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

427

Higgs Boson Production in Association with Three Jets  

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The scattering amplitudes for Higgs + 5 partons are computed, with the Higgs boson produced via gluon fusion in the large top-quark mass limit. A parton-level analysis of Higgs + 3 jet production via gluon fusion and via weak-boson fusion is presented, and the effectiveness of a central-jet veto is analysed.

V. Del Duca; A. Frizzo; F. Maltoni

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Strength of the Trilinear Higgs Boson Coupling in Technicolor Models  

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We discuss the strength of the trilinear Higgs boson coupling in technicolor (or composite) models in a model independent way. The coupling is determined as a function of a very general ansatz for the technicolor self-energy, and turns out to be equal or smaller than the one of the standard model Higgs boson depending on the dynamics of the theory. With this trilinear coupling we estimate the cross section for Higgs boson pair production at the LHC. This measurement is quite improbable in the case of a heavy standard model Higgs boson, but it will be even worse when this boson is dynamically generated. Typeset using REVTEX 1 I.

A. Doff; A. A. Natale

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

An extra Z' gauge boson as a source of Higgs particles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Models with extra gauge bosons often require an extended Higgs sector, which contains a rich spectrum of Higgs bosons with properties that deviate from the Standard Model (SM). Such Higgs bosons could be searched using standard mechanisms similar to the SM. However, the existence of the new gauge bosons could provide new production mechanisms, which could probe the non-standard origin of the Higgs particle. In this paper we study how the Z' from a model with extra U(1)' could be used as a source of Higgs bosons. We study 3-bodies decays of the Z' into a Higgs boson and a top anti-top pair or WW pair, namely Z'\\to t\\bar{t} h, WW h. We find that it is possible to get {\\Br'}s as high as 10^{-2} for these modes, which could be studied at future colliders. We also study the production of the Higgs bosons in association with the Z vector boson at a linear collider, through the reaction e^+ e^- \\to Z, Z'\\to Z+h, including both the resonant and the non-resonant effects.

J. Lorenzo Diaz-Cruz; Javier M. Hernandez-Lopez; Javier A. Orduz-Ducuara

2013-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

430

FERMILAB–PUB–98/250–T MSSM Higgs Boson Phenomenology at the Tevatron Collider  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Higgs sector of the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM) consists of five physical Higgs bosons, which offer a variety of channels for their experimental search. The present study aims to further our understanding of the Tevatron reach for MSSM Higgs bosons, addressing relevant theoretical issues related to the SUSY parameter space, with special emphasis on the radiative corrections to the down–quark and lepton couplings to the Higgs bosons for large tan ?. We performed a computation of the signal and backgrounds for the production processes W? and b¯b? at the upgraded Tevatron, with ? being the neutral MSSM Higgs bosons. Detailed experimental information and further higher order calculations are demanded to confirm/refine these predictions. Typeset using REVTEX 1 I.

unknown authors

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Top quark, W-boson and light Higgs  

SciTech Connect

The top quark, the W-boson and the Higg boson form an interesting triptych of elementary particles. In the Standard Model knowing the mass of two of these particles, usually the top quark and W-boson, we can predict the mass of the third, the Higgs boson. Therefore in this proceedings I will primarily cover the following topics, top quark physics, W-boson mass and the light Higgs boson at the proton-antiproton collider at Fermilab, the Tevatron. Other hadron collider topics to be cover in this conference include B-physics, QCD, Electroweak Physics, and Supersymmetry.

Parke, S.

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Vacuum Stability and the Higgs Boson  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The discovery of the Higgs boson at the LHC, and especially the determination of its mass around 125 GeV, together with the absence of any trace of new physics make it conceivable that we live in a metastable (but long-lived) electroweak vacuum. I will describe the state-of-the-art calculation that leads to this conclusion, elaborate on possible implications as well as cures of this instability of the Higgs potential and discuss some possible lines of attack for lattice studies of such metastability.

Jose R. Espinosa

2013-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

433

Search for the Higgs boson in events with missing transverse energy and b quark jets produced in proton-antiproton collisions at s**(1/2)=1.96 TeV  

SciTech Connect

We search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with an electroweak vector boson in events with no identified charged leptons, large imbalance in transverse momentum, and two jets where at least one contains a secondary vertex consistent with the decay of b hadrons. We use {approx}1 fb{sup -1} integrated luminosity of p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV recorded by the CDF II experiment at the Tevatron. We find 268 (16) single (double) b-tagged candidate events, where 248 {+-} 43 (14.4 {+-} 2.7) are expected from standard model background processes. We place 95% confidence level upper limits on the Higgs boson production cross section for several Higgs boson masses ranging from 110 GeV/c{sup 2} to 140 GeV/c{sup 2}. For a mass of 115 GeV/c{sup 2} the observed (expected) limit is 20.4 (14.2) times the standard model prediction.

Aaltonen, T.; /Helsinki Inst. of Phys.; Adelman, J.; /Chicago U., EFI; Akimoto, T.; /Tsukuba U.; Albrow, M.G.; /Fermilab; Alvarez Gonzalez, B.; /Cantabria U., Santander; Amerio, S.; /Padua U.; Amidei, D.; /Michigan U.; Anastassov, A.; /Rutgers U., Piscataway; Annovi, A.; /Frascati; Antos, J.; /Comenius U.; Aoki, M.; /Illinois U., Urbana /Fermilab

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Higgs Boson Decays into Single Photon plus Unparticle  

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The decay of the standard model Higgs boson into a single photon and a vector unparticle through a one-loop process is studied. For an intermediate mass Higgs boson, this single photon plus unparticle mode can have a branching ratio comparable with the two-photon discovery mode. The emitted photon has a continuous energy spectrum encoding the nature of the recoil unparticle. It can be measured in precision studies of the Higgs boson after its discovery.

Kingman Cheung; Chong Sheng Li; Tzu-Chiang Yuan

2007-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

435

Search for Higgs boson production in dilepton and missing energy final states with 5.4 fb-1 of p-pbar collisions at sqrt(s) =1.96 TeV  

SciTech Connect

A search for the standard model Higgs boson is presented using events with two charged leptons and large missing transverse energy selected from 5.4 fb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. No significant excess of events above background predictions is found, and observed (expected) upper limits at 95% confidence level on the rate of Higgs boson production are derived that are a factor of 1.55 (1.36) above the predicted standard model cross section at m{sub H} = 165 GeV.

Abazov, V.M.; /Dubna, JINR; Abbott, B.; /Oklahoma U.; Abolins, M.; /Michigan State U.; Acharya, Bannanje Sripath; /Tata Inst.; Adams, M.; /Illinois U., Chicago; Adams, T.; /Florida State U.; Aguilo, E.; /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada; Alexeev, G.D.; /Dubna, JINR; Alkhazov, G.; /St. Petersburg, INP; Alton, A.; /Michigan State U.; Alverson, G.; /Northeastern U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Combined upper limit on Standard Model Higgs boson production at CDF  

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The Higgs boson is the only elementary particle predicted by the Standard Model (SM) that has neither been confirmed nor refuted. The CDF collaboration has performed SM Higgs searches in many channels using $p\\pbar$ collisions at a centre-of-mass energy $\\sqrt{s}=1.96\\tev$. We present the latest combined Higgs boson search at CDF. Since the previous year's combination, the sensitivity is increased through the addition of new channels, the improvement of existing channels and the addition of new data samples. We also use the latest parton distribution functions and $gg \\rightarrow H$ theoretical cross sections when modelling the signal event yields. Using integrated luminosities of up to 8.2 $\\invfb$, we observe a good agreement between data and the background prediction. Since we do not see a Higgs boson excess, we set 95% CL upper limits on the Higgs boson cross section in the range between 100 and 200 $\\gevcc$, with 5 $\\gevcc$ increments. The observed (expected) limits for a 115 and a 165 $\\gevcc$ Higgs boson are 1.55 (1.49) and 0.75 (0.79) $\\times$ SM, respectively. Since last year, the Higgs boson excluded range by CDF is extended to 156.5 - 173.7 and 100 - 104.5 $\\gevcc$.

Buzatu Adrian

2012-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined upper limit on Standard Model Higgs boson production at CDF  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Higgs boson is the only elementary particle predicted by the Standard Model (SM) that has neither been confirmed nor refuted. The CDF collaboration has performed SM Higgs searches in many channels using p{bar p} collisions at a centre-of-mass energy {radical}s = 1.96 TeV. We present the latest combined Higgs boson search at CDF. Since the previous year's combination, the sensitivity is increased through the addition of new channels, the improvement of existing channels and the addition of new data samples. We also use the latest parton distribution functions and gg {yields} H theoretical cross sections when modelling the signal event yields. Using integrated luminosities of up to 8.2 fb{sup -1}, we observe a good agreement between data and the background prediction. Since we do not see a Higgs boson excess, we set 95% CL upper limits on the Higgs boson cross section in the range between 100 and 200 GeV/c{sup 2}, with 5 GeV/c{sup 2} increments. The observed (expected) limits for a 115 and a 165 GeV/c{sup 2} Higgs boson are 1.55 (1.49) and 0.75 (0.79) x SM, respectively. Since last year, the Higgs boson excluded range by CDF is extended to 156.5 - 173.7 and 100 - 104.5 GeV/c{sup 2}.

Adrian, Buzatu; /McGill U.

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pair production of Higgs bosons associated with $Z$ boson in the left-right twin Higgs model at the ILC  

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The left-right twin Higgs(LRTH) model predicts the existence of three additional Higgs bosons: one neutral Higgs $\\phi^{0}$ and a pair of charged Higgs bosons $\\phi^{\\pm}$. In this paper, we studied the production of a pair of charged and neutral Higgs bosons associated with standard model gauge boson $Z$ at the ILC, i.e., $e^{+}e^{-}\\rightarrow Z\\phi^{+}\\phi^{-}$ and $e^{+}e^{-}\\rightarrow Z\\phi^{0}\\phi^{0}$. We calculate the production rate and present the distributions of the various observables, such as, the distributions of the energy and the transverse momenta of final $Z$-boson and charged Higgs boson $\\phi^{-}$, the differential cross section of the invariant mass of charged Higgs bosons pair, the distribution of the angle between charged Higgs bosons pair and the production angle distributions of $Z$-boson and charged Higgs boson $\\phi^{-}$. Our numerical results show that, for the process $e^{+}e^{-}\\rightarrow Z\\phi^{+}\\phi^{-}$, the production rates are at the level of $10^{-1} fb$ with reasonable parameter values. For the process of $e^{+}e^{-}\\rightarrow Z\\phi^{0}\\phi^{0}$, we find that the production cross section are smaller than $6\\times 10^{-3} fb$ in most of parameter space. However, the resonance production cross section can be significantly enhanced.

Yao-Bei Liu; Xue-Lei Wang

2010-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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A Soluble Model of "Higgs boson" as a Composite  

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Higgs boson may turn out to be a composite. The theoretical description of such a composite is illustrated by an example of a soluble model.

R. Friedberg; T. D. Lee

2009-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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The profile of a nonstandard Higgs boson at the LHC  

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In a wide class of extensions of the Standard Model there is a scalar resonance with the quantum numbers of the usual Higgs boson but with different couplings to fermions and gauge bosons. Using an effective Lagrangian description, we examine the phenomenology of such a generic nonstandard Higgs boson at the LHC. In particular, we determine the circumstances under which such a particle can be observed in its ZZ decay mode and distinguished from the Higgs boson of the Standard Model. We briefly comment on the energy scale effectively probed at the LHC, if the nonstandard nature of an observed Higgs particle can be asserted.

Dimitris Kominis; Vassilis Koulovassilopoulos

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Lightest Higgs Boson Mass in Pure Gravity Mediation Model  

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We discuss the lightest Higgs boson mass in the minimal supersymmetric Standard Model with "pure gravity mediation". By requiring that the model provides the observed dark matter density, we find that the lightest Higgs boson is predicted to be below 132GeV. We also find that the upper limit on the lightest Higgs boson mass becomes 128GeV, if we further assume thermal leptogenesis mechanism as the origin of baryon asymmetry of universe. The interrelations between the Higgs boson mass and the gaugino masses are also discussed.

Ibe, Masahiro

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unparticle effects on unitarity constraints from Higgs boson scattering  

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We study the effects of two-body Higgs boson scattering by exchanging unparticles. The unparticle contribution can change the standard model prediction for two-body Higgs boson scattering partial wave amplitude significantly leading to modification of the unitarity constraint on the standard model Higgs boson mass. For unparticle dimension d{sub U} between 1 and 2, the unitarity constraint on the Higgs boson mass can be larger than that in the standard model. Information on unparticle interaction can also be obtained.

He Xiaogang; Wen Chungcheng [Department of Physics and Center for Theoretical Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (China)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Profile of a nonstandard Higgs boson at the CERN LHC  

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In a wide class of extensions of the standard model there is a scalar resonance with the quantum numbers of the usual Higgs boson but with different couplings to fermions and gauge bosons. Using an effective Lagrangian description, we examine the phenomenology of such a generic nonstandard Higgs boson at the CERN LHC. In particular, we determine the circumstances under which such a particle can be observed in its {ital ZZ} decay mode and distinguished from the Higgs boson of the standard model. We briefly comment on the energy scale effectively probed at the LHC, if the nonstandard nature of an observed Higgs particle can be asserted.

Kominis, D.; Koulovassilopoulos, V. [Physics Department, Boston University, 590 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 (United States)

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BEAM RELATED SYSTEMATICS IN HIGGS BOSON MASS MEASUREMENT  

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It didn't find the Higgs boson as we all but predicted it would, but the aging atom smasher at Fermi

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Dilaton as the Higgs boson  

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We propose a model where the role of the electroweak Higgs field is played by the dilaton. The model contains terms which explicitly violate gauge invariance, however it is shown that this violation is fictitious, so that the model is a consistent low energy effective theory. In the simplest version of the idea the resulting low energy effective theory is the same as the top mode standard model.

Robert Foot; Archil Kobakhidze; Kristian L. McDonald

2008-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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LLNL scientists contributed to the latest Higgs Boson results...  

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32113boson 03212013 LLNL scientists contributed to the latest Higgs Boson results announced by CERN Donald B Johnston, LLNL, (925) 423-4902, johnston19@llnl.gov Printer-friendly...

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Motivation and detectability of an invisibly decaying Higgs boson at the Fermilab Tevatron  

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A Higgs boson with a mass below 150 GeV has a total decay width of less than 20 MeV into accessible standard model states. This narrow width means that the usual branching fractions for such a light Higgs boson are highly susceptible to any new particles to which it has unsuppressed couplings. In particular, there are many reasonable and interesting theoretical ideas that naturally imply an invisibly decaying Higgs boson. The motivations include models with light supersymmetric neutralinos, spontaneously broken lepton number, radiatively generated neutrino masses, additional singlet scalar(s), or right-handed neutrinos in the extra dimensions of TeV gravity. We discuss these approaches to model building and their implications for Higgs boson phenomenology in future Fermilab Tevatron runs. We find, for example, that the Tevatron with 30 fb{sup {minus}1} integrated luminosity can make a 3{sigma} observation in the l{sup +}l{sup {minus}}+E/{sub T} channel for a 125 GeV Higgs boson that is produced with the same strength as the standard model Higgs boson but always decays invisibly. We also analyze the b{bar b}+E/{sub T} final state signal and conclude that it is not as sensitive, but it may assist in excluding the possibility of an invisibly decaying Higgs boson or enable confirmation of an observed signal in the dilepton channel. We argue that a comprehensive Higgs boson search at the Tevatron should include the possibility that the Higgs boson decays invisibly. {copyright} {ital 1999} {ital The American Physical Society}

Martin, S.P. [Department of Physics, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115 (United States)]|[Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, P.O. Box 500, Batavia, Illinois 60510 (United States); Wells, J.D. [CERN, Theory Division, CH-1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland)

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi Higgs and Vector boson production beyond the Standard Model  

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If the electroweak symmetry breaking is originated from a strongly coupled sector, as for instance in composite Higgs models, the Higgs boson couplings can deviate from their Standard Model values. In such cases, at sufficiently high energies there could occur an onset of multiple Higgs boson and longitudinally polarised electroweak gauge boson (V_L) production. We study the sensitivity to anomalous Higgs couplings in inelastic processes with 3 and 4 particles (either Higgs bosons or V_L's) in the final state. We show that, due to the more severe cancellations in the corresponding amplitudes as compared to the usual 2 to 2 processes, large enhancements with respect to the Standard Model can arise even for small modifications of the Higgs couplings. In particular, we find that triple Higgs production provides the best multiparticle channel to look for these deviations. We briefly explore the consequences of multiparticle production at the LHC.

A. Belyaev; A. C. A. Oliveira; R. Rosenfeld; M. C. Thomas

2012-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined search for the Standard Model Higgs boson using up to 4.9 fb(-1) of pp collision data at root s=7 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the LHC  

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A combined search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS experiment at the LHC using datasets corresponding to integrated luminosities from 1.04 fb{sup -1} to 4.9 fb{sup -1} of pp collisions collected at {radical}s = 7 TeV is presented. The Higgs boson mass ranges 112.9-115.5 GeV, 131-238 GeV and 251-466 GeV are excluded at the 95% confidence level (CL), while the range 124-519 GeV is expected to be excluded in the absence of a signal. An excess of events is observed around m{sub H} {approx} 126 GeV with a local significance of 3.5 standard deviations ({sigma}). The local significances of H {yields} {gamma}{gamma}, H {yields} ZZ{sup (*)} {yields} {ell}{sup +}{ell}{sup -}{ell}{prime}{sup +}{ell}{prime}{sup -} and H {yields} WW{sup (*)} {yields} {ell}{sup +}{nu}{ell}{prime}{sup -}{bar {nu}}, the three most sensitive channels in this mass range, are 2.8{sigma}, 2.1{sigma} and 1.4{sigma}, respectively. The global probability for the background to produce such a fluctuation anywhere in the explored Higgs boson mass range 110-600 GeV is estimated to be {approx}1.4% or, equivalently, 2.2{sigma}.

Aad G.; Abbott, B; Abdallah, J; Khalek, SA; Abdelalim, AA; Abdesselam, A; Abdinov, O; Abi, B; Abolins, M; AbouZeid, OS; Abramowicz, H; Abreu, H; Acerbia, E; Acharya, BS; Adamczyk, L; Adams, DL; Addy, TN; Adelman, J; Aderholz, M; Adomeit, S; Adragna, P; Ad

2012-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H -> ZZ((*)) -> 4l with 4.8 fb(-1) of pp collision data at root s=7 TeV with ATLAS  

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This Letter presents a search for the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H {yields} ZZ{sup (*)} {yields} {ell}{sup +}{ell}{sup -}{ell}{prime}{sup +}{ell}{prime}{sup -}, where {ell}, {ell}{prime} = e or {mu}, using proton-proton collisions at {radical}s = 7 TeV recorded with the ATLAS detector and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.8 fb{sup -1}. The four-lepton invariant mass distribution is compared with Standard Model background expectations to derive upper limits on the cross section of a Standard Model Higgs boson with a mass between 110 GeV and 600 GeV. The mass ranges 134-156 GeV, 182-233 GeV, 256-265 GeV and 268-415 GeV are excluded at the 95% confidence level. The largest upward deviations from the background-only hypothesis are observed for Higgs boson masses of 125 GeV, 244 GeV and 500 GeV with local significances of 2.1, 2.2 and 2.1 standard deviations, respectively. Once the look-elsewhere effect is considered, none of these excesses are significant.

Aad G.; Abbott B.; Abdallah J.; Khalek S. Abdel; Abdelalim A. A.; Abdesselam A.; Abdinov O.; Abi B.; Abolins M.; AbouZeid U. S.; Abramowicz H.; Abreu H.; Acerbi E.; Acharya B. S.; Adamczyk L.; Adams D. L.; Addy T. N.; Adelman J.; et al.

2012-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight

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 Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight

 Higgs Boson May Be Within Sight

 December 16, 2011 - 3:48pm Addthis Fermilab scientist Don Lincoln describes the concept of how the search for the Higgs boson is accomplished and also includes a brief explanation of the latest data revealed at CERN on Dec. 13. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? Definitive proof in either direction will be enough for physicists to know if their theoretical structure of all matter in the universe is correct. These are exciting times in the world of particle physics.
 
Having completed two new experiments at the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator, physicists from the European

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Searches for Higgs and BSM at the Tevatron  

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This paper presents an overview of recent experimental direct searches for Higgs-boson and beyond-the-standard-model (BSM) physics shown in the plenary session at the SUSY07 conference. The results reported correspond to an integrated luminosity of up to 2 fb{sup -1} of Run II data from p{bar p} collisions collected by the CDF and D0 experiments at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. Searches covered include: the standard model (SM) Higgs boson (including sensitivity projections), the minimal supersymmetric extension of the standard model (MSSM), charged Higgs bosons and extended Higgs models, supersymmetric decays that conserve R-parity, gauge-mediated supersymmetric breaking models, long-lived particles, leptoquarks, extra gauge bosons, extra dimensions, and finally signature-based searches. Given the excellent performance of the collider and the continued productivity of the experiments, the Tevatron physics potential looks very promising for discovery in the coming larger data sets. In particular, the Higgs boson could be observed if its mass is light or near 160 GeV.

Duperrin, Arnaud; /Marseille, CPPM

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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From the Big Bang to the Higgs Boson in Less Than an Hour  

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From the Big Bang to the Higgs Boson in Less Than an Hour Jeffrey D neutrino Z0 W + W -g gluon (8) photon Z boson W bosons Quarks Leptons H Higgs boson Gauge bosons (force field quanta) Higgs boson and vacuum expectation value Strong force EM force Weak force #12;Par7cles

Fygenson, Deborah Kuchnir

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Supersymmetric Higgs Production in Vector-Boson Fusion  

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We present a full calculation of the supersymmetric NLO corrections to Higgs boson production via vector-boson fusion. The supersymmetric QCD corrections turn out to be significantly smaller than the electroweak ones. These higher-order corrections are an important ingredient to a precision analysis of the Higgs sector at the LHC.

Michael Rauch; Wolfgang Hollik; Tilman Plehn; Heidi Rzehak

2010-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Higgs Production via Gluon-Induced Weak Boson Fusion  

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We present a calculation that allows for an estimation of the NNLO contributions to the Higgs production in the weak boson fusion channel. A possible deterioration of this important channel for the Higgs discoveries at the LHC can be ruled out by this calculation due to the small remaining cross section after the weak boson cuts.

Jens Vollinga

2008-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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More Signatures of the Intermediate Mass Higgs Boson  

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We examine the potential signatures of the Higgs boson when it decays into a tau-lepton pair. We show that with the proper identification of the tau-jet, this decay mode can lead to the identification of the Higgs boson over most of the intermediate mass range (\\mW $<$ \\mH $<$ 2 \\mW).

Pankaj Agraw