Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/9334
Title: Measurements of the Higgs boson production and decay rates and constraints on its couplings from a combined ATLAS and CMS analysis of the LHC pp collision data at root s=7 and 8 TeV
Authors: Aad, G.
Abbott, B.
Abdallah, J.
Abdinov, O.
Abeloos, B.
Aben, R.
Adomeit, S.
Keywords: Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments)
Higgs physics
Nlo Qcd Corrections
To-Leading Order
Hadron Colliders
Standard Model
Transverse-Momentum
Broken Symmetries
Cross-Sections
Cern Lhc
Search
Quarks
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Springer
Abstract: Combined ATLAS and CMS measurements of the Higgs boson production and decay rates, as well as constraints on its couplings to vector bosons and fermions, are presented. The combination is based on the analysis of five production processes, namely gluon fusion, vector boson fusion, and associated production with a W or a Z boson or a pair of top quarks, and of the six decay modes H -> ZZ; WW, gamma gamma; tau tau; bb, and mu mu. All results are reported assuming a value of 125: 09 GeV for the Higgs boson mass, the result of the combined measurement by the ATLAS and CMS experiments. The analysis uses the CERN LHC proton-proton collision data recorded by the ATLAS and CMS experiments in 2011 and 2012, corresponding to integrated luminosities per experiment of approximately 5 fb(-1) at root s = 7TeV and 20 fb(-1) at root s = 8TeV. The Higgs boson production and decay rates measured by the two experiments are combined within the context of three generic parameterisations: two based on cross sections and branching fractions, and one on ratios of coupling modifiers. Several interpretations of the measurements with more model-dependent parameterisations are also given. The combined signal yield relative to the Standard Model prediction is measured to be 1.09 +/- 0.11. The combined measurements lead to observed significances for the vector boson fusion production process and for the H -> tau tau decay of 5.4 and 5.5 standard deviations, respectively. The data are consistent with the Standard Model predictions for all parameterisations considered.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP08(2016)045
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/9334
ISSN: 1029-8479
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