Theses (Scuola Normale Superiore)

Observation of a New State in the Search for the Higgs Boson at CMS

Authors: Petrucciani, Giovanni

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  • Broad view of all the Higgs boson searches at LHC
  • In-depth description of several important aspects of Higgs boson searches, beyond the level of detail provided in the published articles
  • Didactical description, explaining the experimental challenges faced and the strategies used to overcome them
  • Drawn from firsthand experience of the author
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This book describes the searches that lead to the discovery of a Higgs boson performed at CMS, one of the two main experiments at the CERN LHC. After an overview of the theory and of the CMS experiment, all search channels are described, with emphasis on the ones with the best sensitivity. The statistical methodology used to analyse and the outcomes of the searches and the discovery results are then presented in detail.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • The standard model of elementary particles

    Pages 1-14

    Petrucciani, Giovanni

  • The CMS experiment at the CERN LHC

    Pages 15-58

    Petrucciani, Giovanni

  • Search for a Higgs boson in the H → WW → 2ℓ2ν channel

    Pages 59-94

    Petrucciani, Giovanni

  • Searches for a Higgs boson in the H → ZZ → 4ℓ decay channels

    Pages 95-118

    Petrucciani, Giovanni

  • Searches for a light Higgs boson in the γγ and ττ final states

    Pages 119-134

    Petrucciani, Giovanni

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Observation of a New State in the Search for the Higgs Boson at CMS
Authors
Series Title
Theses (Scuola Normale Superiore)
Series Volume
18
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Edizioni della Normale
Copyright Holder
Scuola Normale Superiore
eBook ISBN
978-88-7642-482-3
DOI
10.1007/978-88-7642-482-3
Softcover ISBN
978-88-7642-481-6
Series ISSN
2239-1460
Edition Number
1
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