Search for a Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson in p anti-p collisions

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We describe a search for the standard model Higgs boson with a mass of 105 GeV/c{sup 2} to 145 GeV/c{sup 2} in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of approximately 450 pb{sup -1} collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron p{bar p} collider at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The Higgs boson is required to be produced in association with a Z boson, and the Z boson is required to decay to either electrons or muons with the Higgs boson decaying to a b{bar b} pair. The data are well described by the expected background, leading to ... continued below

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Abazov, V.M.; /Dubna, JINR; Abbott, B.; U., /Oklahoma; Abolins, M.; U., /Michigan State et al. April 1, 2007.

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We describe a search for the standard model Higgs boson with a mass of 105 GeV/c{sup 2} to 145 GeV/c{sup 2} in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of approximately 450 pb{sup -1} collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron p{bar p} collider at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The Higgs boson is required to be produced in association with a Z boson, and the Z boson is required to decay to either electrons or muons with the Higgs boson decaying to a b{bar b} pair. The data are well described by the expected background, leading to 95% confidence level cross section upper limits {sigma}p{bar p} {yields} ZH x B(H {yields} b{bar b}) in the range of 3.1 pb to 4.4 pb.

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  • Journal Name: Phys.Lett.B655:209-216,2007

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-PUB-07-076-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 902542
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Abazov, V.M.; /Dubna, JINR; Abbott, B.; U., /Oklahoma; Abolins, M.; U., /Michigan State et al. Search for a Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson in p anti-p collisions, article, April 1, 2007; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc888130/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.