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Type: Journal article
Title: Search for Higgs boson pair production in the bb⁻bb⁻ final state from pp collisions at √s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Other Titles: Search for Higgs boson pair production in the bb(-)bb(-) final state from pp collisions at root s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS detector
Author: Aad, G.
Abbott, B.
Abdallah, J.
Abdinov, O.
Aben, R.
Abolins, M.
AbouZeid, O.
Abramowicz, H.
Abreu, H.
Abreu, R.
Abulaiti, Y.
Acharya, B.
Adamczyk, L.
Adams, D.
Adelman, J.
Adomeit, S.
Adye, T.
Affolder, A.
Agatonovic-Jovin, T.
Aguilar-Saavedra, J.
et al.
Citation: European Physical Journal C, 2015; 75(9):412-1-412-32
Publisher: Springer
Issue Date: 2015
ISSN: 1434-6044
1434-6052
Statement of
Responsibility: 
G. Aad ... P. Jackson ... L. Lee ... A. Petridis ... N. Soni ... M.J. White ... et al. (ATLAS Collaboration)
Abstract: A search for Higgs boson pair production pp→hh is performed with 19.5 fb⁻¹ of proton–proton collision data at √s = 8 TeV, which were recorded by the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider in 2012. The decay products of each Higgs boson are reconstructed as a high-momentum bb¯ system with either a pair of small-radius jets or a single large-radius jet, the latter exploiting jet substructure techniques and associated b-tagged track-jets. No evidence for resonant or non-resonant Higgs boson pair production is observed. The data are interpreted in the context of the Randall–Sundrum model with a warped extra dimension as well as the two-Higgs-doublet model. An upper limit on the cross-section for pp→G∗KK→hh→bb¯bb¯ of 3.2 (2.3) fb is set for a Kaluza–Klein graviton G∗KK mass of 1.0 (1.5) TeV, at the 95 % confidence level. The search for non-resonant Standard Model hh production sets an observed 95 % confidence level upper limit on the production cross-section σ(pp→hh→bb¯bb¯) of 202 fb, compared to a Standard Model prediction of σ(pp→hh→bb¯bb¯)=3.6±0.5 fb.
Keywords: ATLAS Collaboration; ATLAS Collaboration; ATLAS Collaboration
Rights: © CERN for the benefit of the ATLAS collaboration 2015. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecomm ons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. Funded by SCOAP3.
RMID: 0030036523
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-015-3628-x
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