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Title: Search for a Higgs boson in the mass range from 145 to 1000 GeV decaying to a pair of W or Z bosons

A search for a heavy Higgs boson in the H → WW and H → ZZ decay channels is reported. The search is based upon proton-proton collision data samples corresponding to an integrated luminosity of up to 5.1 fb –1 at √s = 7 TeV and up to 19.7fb –1 at √s = 8 TeV, recorded by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC. Several final states of the H → WW and H → ZZ decays are analyzed. The combined upper limit at the 95% confidence level on the product of the cross section and branching fraction exclude a Higgs boson with standard model-like couplings and decays in the range 145 < m H < 1000 GeV. In addition, we interpret the results in the context of an electroweak singlet extension of the standard model.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Yerevan Physics Inst. (YerPhI), Yerevan (Armenia). et al.
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-15-187-CMS; CERN-PH-EP-2015-074; CMS-HIG-13-031
Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479; arXiv eprint number arXiv:1504.00936
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Orgs:
CMS Collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; Hadron-Hadron Scattering; Higgs physics
OSTI Identifier:
1212737

Khachatryan, Vardan. Search for a Higgs boson in the mass range from 145 to 1000 GeV decaying to a pair of W or Z bosons. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1007/JHEP10(2015)144.
Khachatryan, Vardan. Search for a Higgs boson in the mass range from 145 to 1000 GeV decaying to a pair of W or Z bosons. United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP10(2015)144.
Khachatryan, Vardan. 2015. "Search for a Higgs boson in the mass range from 145 to 1000 GeV decaying to a pair of W or Z bosons". United States. doi:10.1007/JHEP10(2015)144. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1212737.
@article{osti_1212737,
title = {Search for a Higgs boson in the mass range from 145 to 1000 GeV decaying to a pair of W or Z bosons},
author = {Khachatryan, Vardan},
abstractNote = {A search for a heavy Higgs boson in the H → WW and H → ZZ decay channels is reported. The search is based upon proton-proton collision data samples corresponding to an integrated luminosity of up to 5.1 fb–1 at √s = 7 TeV and up to 19.7fb–1 at √s = 8 TeV, recorded by the CMS experiment at the CERN LHC. Several final states of the H → WW and H → ZZ decays are analyzed. The combined upper limit at the 95% confidence level on the product of the cross section and branching fraction exclude a Higgs boson with standard model-like couplings and decays in the range 145 < mH < 1000 GeV. In addition, we interpret the results in the context of an electroweak singlet extension of the standard model.},
doi = {10.1007/JHEP10(2015)144},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {10}
}