The hunt for the rest of the Higgs bosons

Nathaniel Craig, Francesco D’Eramo, Patrick Draper, Scott Thomas, Hao Zhang

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Abstract

Abstract: We assess the current state of searches at the LHC for additional Higgs bosons in light of both direct limits and indirect bounds coming from coupling measurements of the Standard Model-like Higgs boson. Given current constraints, we identify and study three LHC searches that are critical components of a comprehensive program to investigate extended electroweak symmetry breaking sectors: production of a heavy scalar or pseudoscalar with decay to tt¯$$ t\overline{t} $$; bb¯$$ b\overline{b} $$ and tt¯$$ t\overline{t} $$ associated production of a heavy scalar or pseudoscalar with decay to invisible final states; and tb¯$$ t\overline{b} $$ associated production of a charged Higgs with decay to tb¯$$ t\overline{b} $$. Systematic experimental searches in these channels would contribute to robust coverage of the possible single production modes of additional heavy Higgs bosons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number137
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2015
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 27 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Keywords

  • Beyond Standard Model
  • Higgs Physics

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