Progress in Mathematical Physics

The H Boson

Editors: Bachas, Costas, Duplantier, Bertrand, Rivasseau, Vincent (Eds.)

  • Provides a detailed description of the theoretical background of BEH mechanism
  • Describes the experimental discovery of the H Boson
  • New volume of the Poincaré series
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This volume provides a detailed description of the seminal theoretical construction in 1964, independently by Robert Brout and Francois Englert, and by Peter W. Higgs, of a mechanism for short-range fundamental interactions, now called the Brout-Englert-Higgs (BEH) mechanism. It accounts for the non-zero mass of elementary particles and predicts the existence of a new particle - an elementary massive scalar boson. In addition to this the book describes the experimental discovery of this fundamental missing element in the Standard Model of particle physics. The H Boson, also called the Higgs Boson, was produced and detected in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) of CERN near Geneva by two large experimental collaborations, ATLAS and CMS, which announced its discovery on the 4th of July 2012.This new volume of the Poincaré Seminar Series, The H Boson, corresponds to the nineteenth seminar, held on November 29, 2014, at Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • The BEH Mechanism and its Scalar Boson

    Englert, François

    Pages 1-19

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  • Discovery and Measurements of the H Boson with ATLAS and CMS Experiments at the LHC

    Sirois, Yves

    Pages 21-50

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  • Scalar Bosons and Supersymmetry

    Fayet, Pierre

    Pages 51-64

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  • Future Searches on Scalar Boson(s)

    Fayard, Louis

    Pages 65-83

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  • Implications of the H Boson Discovery

    Djouadi, Abdelhak

    Pages 85-133

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The H Boson
Editors
  • Costas Bachas
  • Bertrand Duplantier
  • Vincent Rivasseau
Series Title
Progress in Mathematical Physics
Series Volume
72
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-57409-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-57409-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-57408-0
Series ISSN
1544-9998
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 133
Number of Illustrations and Tables
12 b/w illustrations, 62 illustrations in colour
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