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Title: Method for identifying H{yields}{tau}{tau}{yields}e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}pe{sub T} at the CERN LHC

Abstract

Weak boson fusion promises to be a copious source of intermediate mass Higgs bosons at the CERN LHC. The additional very energetic forward jets in these events provide for powerful background suppression tools. We analyze the subsequent H{yields}{tau}{tau}{yields}e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}pe{sub T} decay for Higgs boson masses in the 100-150 GeV range. A parton level analysis of the dominant backgrounds demonstrates that this channel allows the observation of H{yields}{tau}{tau} in a low-background environment, yielding a significant Higgs boson signal with an integrated luminosity of order 60 fb{sup -1} or less, over most of the mass range. We also restate a no-lose theorem for observation of at least one of the CP-even neutral Higgs bosons in the MSSM, which requires an integrated luminosity of only 40 fb{sup -1}. (c) 2000 The American Physical Society.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 (United States)
  2. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois 60510 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20216158
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review. D, Particles Fields
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 61; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: PBD: 1 May 2000; Journal ID: ISSN 0556-2821
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; HIGGS BOSONS; TAU PARTICLES; ELECTRONS; POSITRONS; MUONS PLUS; MUONS MINUS; CERN LHC; CP INVARIANCE; MONTE CARLO METHOD; JET MODEL; THEORETICAL DATA

Citation Formats

Plehn, T., Rainwater, D., and Zeppenfeld, D. Method for identifying H{yields}{tau}{tau}{yields}e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}pe{sub T} at the CERN LHC. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.61.093005.
Plehn, T., Rainwater, D., & Zeppenfeld, D. Method for identifying H{yields}{tau}{tau}{yields}e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}pe{sub T} at the CERN LHC. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.61.093005.
Plehn, T., Rainwater, D., and Zeppenfeld, D. Mon . "Method for identifying H{yields}{tau}{tau}{yields}e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}pe{sub T} at the CERN LHC". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.61.093005.
@article{osti_20216158,
title = {Method for identifying H{yields}{tau}{tau}{yields}e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}pe{sub T} at the CERN LHC},
author = {Plehn, T. and Rainwater, D. and Zeppenfeld, D.},
abstractNote = {Weak boson fusion promises to be a copious source of intermediate mass Higgs bosons at the CERN LHC. The additional very energetic forward jets in these events provide for powerful background suppression tools. We analyze the subsequent H{yields}{tau}{tau}{yields}e{sup {+-}}{mu}{sup {+-}}pe{sub T} decay for Higgs boson masses in the 100-150 GeV range. A parton level analysis of the dominant backgrounds demonstrates that this channel allows the observation of H{yields}{tau}{tau} in a low-background environment, yielding a significant Higgs boson signal with an integrated luminosity of order 60 fb{sup -1} or less, over most of the mass range. We also restate a no-lose theorem for observation of at least one of the CP-even neutral Higgs bosons in the MSSM, which requires an integrated luminosity of only 40 fb{sup -1}. (c) 2000 The American Physical Society.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.61.093005},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
issn = {0556-2821},
number = 9,
volume = 61,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
}