22-28 July 2010
Palais des Congrès de Paris
Europe/Paris timezone

Search for Standard Model Higgs boson in gamma gamma final state at the Tevatron

23 Jul 2010, 14:25
Salle 252B ()

Salle 252B

Parallel Session Talk 02 - The Standard Model and Electroweak Symmetry Breaking 02 - The Standard Model and Electroweak Symmetry Breaking


Krisztian Peters (FNAL)


We present a search for Higgs bosons decaying to the di-photon final state using 5 fb-1 of data at a center-of-mass energy of sqrt(s)=1.96~TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron collider. Whilst the branching ratio to the di-photon final state is small in the Standard Model, this channel contributes appreciably to the overall Higgs sensitivity at Tevatron. In parallel, the limit is re-interpreted in fermiophobic models where the di-photon branching ratio is considerably larger. This decay channel will be of major importance in the light mass Standard Model Higgs search at the LHC.

Primary author

Tevatron CDF_and_DZero_Collaborations (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL))

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