Sep 14 – 19, 2009
Strada Passo dell'Acqua, 34 - 06134 Bosco PERUGIA, Italy
Europe/Rome timezone

Direct Standard Model Higgs Searches at the Tevatron

Sep 16, 2009, 9:00 AM
35m
Sala Orsini (Strada Passo dell'Acqua, 34 - 06134 Bosco PERUGIA, Italy)

Sala Orsini

Strada Passo dell'Acqua, 34 - 06134 Bosco PERUGIA, Italy

http://win09.lngs.infn.it
Electro Weak Symmetry Breaking DG1 - Electro Weak Symmetry Breaking

Speaker

Massimo Casarsa

Description

Since the beginning of Run II the Fermilab Tevatron has delivered 6.9 fb-1 of proton-antiproton collisions at a center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. Using the collected dataset the CDF and D0 experiments are pursuing extensive Physics programs which have as a main goal the search for a Standard Model Higgs boson. The contribution will review the CDF and D0 results on the direct Standard Model Higgs searches over a wide mass range, from 100 to 200 GeV/c2, including the golden channels, HW->lvbb in the lower mass region and H->WW->lvlv in the higher mass region, and a series of additional channels, ZH->llbb, ZH->vvbb, HW->WWW, and modes with tau leptons in the final state, which improve sensitively the experiments' reach. Particular prominence will be given to the recently updated measurements that analyze up to 5 fb-1 of data. The combined upper limit of CDF and D0 measurements and the projections on the production cross section limits for the final dataset of Tevatron Run II will also be shown.

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