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Jul 5 – 12, 2017
Venice, Italy
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Measurement of the Higgs boson differential and fiducial cross sections at CMS

Jul 7, 2017, 9:30 AM
Sala Perla (Palazzo del Casinò)

Sala Perla

Palazzo del Casinò

Parallel Talk Higgs and New Physics Higgs and new physics


Vittorio Raoul Tavolaro (Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (CH))


After the discovery of a Higgs boson, it is of great importance to study its properties under a minimal set of assumptions. The definition of a fiducial phase-space for the measurement of cross sections allows to minimise uncertainties due to extrapolations and to model dependence. A measurement of the Higgs boson differential fiducial cross sections is performed in several final states, including diphoton and ZZ channels, using 36/fb of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC. The fiducial cross sections are measured as a function of kinematic observables characterising the production mechanism of the Higgs boson. A review of the analysis strategy and event categorisation will be provided and the most recent results will be shown.

Experimental Collaboration CMS

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