A search for the Higgs boson in the zh channel with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider

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This analysis describes a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson through the decay mode ZH {yields} e{sup +}e{sup -}b{bar b} in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The data sample used in this analysis corresponds to 452 pb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity accumulated with the D{null} detector. Agreement between data and standard model predictions is observed. A 95% confidence level upper exclusion limit for the {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} ZH) x BR(H {yields} b{bar b}) channel is set between 3.2-8.2 pb for Higgs masses of 105 ... continued below

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Heinmiller, James Matthew & /Illinois U., Chicago November 1, 2006.

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This analysis describes a search for a standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a Z boson through the decay mode ZH {yields} e{sup +}e{sup -}b{bar b} in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.96 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The data sample used in this analysis corresponds to 452 pb{sup -1} of integrated luminosity accumulated with the D{null} detector. Agreement between data and standard model predictions is observed. A 95% confidence level upper exclusion limit for the {sigma}(p{bar p} {yields} ZH) x BR(H {yields} b{bar b}) channel is set between 3.2-8.2 pb for Higgs masses of 105 to 145 GeV.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-THESIS-2006-30
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/903138 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 903138
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc889701

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Heinmiller, James Matthew & /Illinois U., Chicago. A search for the Higgs boson in the zh channel with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider, thesis or dissertation, November 1, 2006; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc889701/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.