Search for the associated production of the Higgs boson with a top-quark pair

V. Khachatryan*, A. M. Sirunyan, A. Tumasyan, W. Adam, T. Bergauer, M. Dragicevic, J. Erö, C. Fabjan, M. Friedl, R. Frühwirth, V. M. Ghete, C. Hartl, N. Hörmann, J. Hrubec, M. Jeitler, W. Kiesenhofer, V. Knünz, M. Krammer, I. Krätschmer, D. LikoI. Mikulec, D. Rabady, B. Rahbaran, H. Rohringer, R. Schöfbeck, J. Strauss, A. Taurok, W. Treberer-Treberspurg, W. Waltenberger, C. E. Wulz, V. Mossolov, N. Shumeiko, J. Suarez Gonzalez, S. Alderweireldt, M. Bansal, S. Bansal, T. Cornelis, E. A. De Wolf, X. Janssen, A. Knutsson, S. Luyckx, S. Ochesanu, B. Roland, R. Rougny, M. Van De Klundert, H. Van Haevermaet, P. Van Mechelen, N. Van Remortel, A. Van Spilbeeck, F. Blekman

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Abstract

A search for the standard model Higgs boson produced in association with a top-quark pair t t ¯ H \left(\mathrm{t}\overline{\mathrm{t}}\mathrm{H}\right) is presented, using data samples corresponding to integrated luminosities of up to 5.1 fb-1and 19.7 fb-1collected in pp collisions at center-of-mass energies of 7 TeV and 8 TeV respectively. The search is based on the following signatures of the Higgs boson decay: H → hadrons, H → photons, and H → leptons. The results are characterized by an observed t t ¯ H \mathrm{t}\overline{\mathrm{t}}\mathrm{H} signal strength relative to the standard model cross section, μ=σ/σ SM,under the assumption that the Higgs boson decays as expected in the standard model. The best fit value is μ = 2.8 ± 1.0 for a Higgs boson mass of 125.6 GeV. [Figure not available: see fulltext.]

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number87
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2014
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Higgs physics
  • Keywords: Hadron-Hadron Scattering
  • Top physics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Khachatryan, V., Sirunyan, A. M., Tumasyan, A., Adam, W., Bergauer, T., Dragicevic, M., Erö, J., Fabjan, C., Friedl, M., Frühwirth, R., Ghete, V. M., Hartl, C., Hörmann, N., Hrubec, J., Jeitler, M., Kiesenhofer, W., Knünz, V., Krammer, M., Krätschmer, I., ... Blekman, F. (2014). Search for the associated production of the Higgs boson with a top-quark pair. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2014(9), [87]. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP09(2014)087