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New physics and signal-background interference in associated pp -> HZ production

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Author(s):
Englert, Christoph [1] ; Rosenfeld, Rogerio [2, 3] ; Spannowsky, Michael [4] ; Tonero, Alberto [2, 3]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Glasgow, Sch Phys & Astron, SUPA, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Lanark - Scotland
[2] SAIFR, ICTP, Rua Dr Bento Teobaldo Ferraz 271, BR-01140070 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Paulista, IFT, Rua Dr Bento Teobaldo Ferraz 271, BR-01140070 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[4] Univ Durham, Dept Phys, Inst Particle Phys Phenomenol, Durham DH1 3LE - England
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: EPL; v. 114, n. 3 MAY 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

We re-investigate electroweak signal-background interference in associated Higgs production via gluon fusion in the presence of new physics in the top Higgs sector. Considering the full final state pp -> b (b) over barl(+) l(-) (l = e, mu), we discuss how new physics in the top Higgs sector that enhances the ZZ component can leave footprints in the HZ limit setting. In passing we investigate the phenomenology of a class of new physics interactions that can be genuinely studied in this process. Copyright (C) EPLA, 2016 (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/11973-4 - ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research: a regional center for theoretical physics
Grantee:Nathan Jacob Berkovits
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants