Finding the Higgs boson: A status report

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The search for the Higgs boson of the minimal Standard Model has been a major focus of experimental high energy physics for some years now. Here, the authors review the current experimental limits and discuss the prospects for finding the Higgs boson at future accelerators, such as LEPII and the LHC. They consider only the Standard Model Higgs boson. Since a null result which definitively excluded a Higgs boson below some mass scale would be extremely important, they emphasize the case where the Higgs boson is much heavier than the relevant collider energy (or where there is no Higgs boson ... continued below

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Dawson, S. August 16, 1995.

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The search for the Higgs boson of the minimal Standard Model has been a major focus of experimental high energy physics for some years now. Here, the authors review the current experimental limits and discuss the prospects for finding the Higgs boson at future accelerators, such as LEPII and the LHC. They consider only the Standard Model Higgs boson. Since a null result which definitively excluded a Higgs boson below some mass scale would be extremely important, they emphasize the case where the Higgs boson is much heavier than the relevant collider energy (or where there is no Higgs boson at all). Many of the results given here are a summary of those obtained by the DPF Committee on Long Term Planning.

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  • International symposium on particle theory and phenomenology, Ames, IA (United States), 22-24 May 1995

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  • Other: DE95017164
  • Report No.: BNL--62125
  • Report No.: CONF-9505280--2
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 102240
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc623049

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Dawson, S. Finding the Higgs boson: A status report, article, August 16, 1995; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc623049/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.