# L. Reina - Florida State University

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NameL. Reina |
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AffiliationFlorida State University |
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CityTallahassee |
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CountryUnited States |
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## Pub CategoriesHigh Energy Physics - Phenomenology (50) High Energy Physics - Experiment (13) High Energy Physics - Lattice (2) High Energy Physics - Theory (1) Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors (1) Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (1) Physics - Computational Physics (1) Physics - Accelerator Physics (1) |

## Publications Authored By L. Reina

We revisit the global fit to electroweak precision observables in the Standard Model and present model-independent bounds on several general new physics scenarios. We present a projection of the fit based on the expected experimental improvements at future $e^+ e^-$ colliders, and compare the constraining power of some of the different experiments that have been proposed. All results have been obtained with the HEPfit code. Read More

**Authors:**D. de Florian

^{1}, C. Grojean

^{2}, F. Maltoni

^{3}, C. Mariotti

^{4}, A. Nikitenko

^{5}, M. Pieri

^{6}, P. Savard

^{7}, M. Schumacher

^{8}, R. Tanaka

^{9}, R. Aggleton

^{10}, M. Ahmad

^{11}, B. Allanach

^{12}, C. Anastasiou

^{13}, W. Astill

^{14}, S. Badger

^{15}, M. Badziak

^{16}, J. Baglio

^{17}, E. Bagnaschi

^{18}, A. Ballestrero

^{19}, A. Banfi

^{20}, D. Barducci

^{21}, M. Beckingham

^{22}, C. Becot

^{23}, G. Bélanger

^{24}, J. Bellm

^{25}, N. Belyaev

^{26}, F. U. Bernlochner

^{27}, C. Beskidt

^{28}, A. Biekötter

^{29}, F. Bishara

^{30}, W. Bizon

^{31}, N. E. Bomark

^{32}, M. Bonvini

^{33}, S. Borowka

^{34}, V. Bortolotto

^{35}, S. Boselli

^{36}, F. J. Botella

^{37}, R. Boughezal

^{38}, G. C. Branco

^{39}, J. Brehmer

^{40}, L. Brenner

^{41}, S. Bressler

^{42}, I. Brivio

^{43}, A. Broggio

^{44}, H. Brun

^{45}, G. Buchalla

^{46}, C. D. Burgard

^{47}, A. Calandri

^{48}, L. Caminada

^{49}, R. Caminal Armadans

^{50}, F. Campanario

^{51}, J. Campbell

^{52}, F. Caola

^{53}, C. M. Carloni Calame

^{54}, S. Carrazza

^{55}, A. Carvalho

^{56}, M. Casolino

^{57}, O. Cata

^{58}, A. Celis

^{59}, F. Cerutti

^{60}, N. Chanon

^{61}, M. Chen

^{62}, X. Chen

^{63}, B. Chokoufé Nejad

^{64}, N. Christensen

^{65}, M. Ciuchini

^{66}, R. Contino

^{67}, T. Corbett

^{68}, D. Curtin

^{69}, M. Dall'Osso

^{70}, A. David

^{71}, S. Dawson

^{72}, J. de Blas

^{73}, W. de Boer

^{74}, P. de Castro Manzano

^{75}, C. Degrande

^{76}, R. L. Delgado

^{77}, F. Demartin

^{78}, A. Denner

^{79}, B. Di Micco

^{80}, R. Di Nardo

^{81}, S. Dittmaier

^{82}, A. Dobado

^{83}, T. Dorigo

^{84}, F. A. Dreyer

^{85}, M. Dührssen

^{86}, C. Duhr

^{87}, F. Dulat

^{88}, K. Ecker

^{89}, K. Ellis

^{90}, U. Ellwanger

^{91}, C. Englert

^{92}, D. Espriu

^{93}, A. Falkowski

^{94}, L. Fayard

^{95}, R. Feger

^{96}, G. Ferrera

^{97}, A. Ferroglia

^{98}, N. Fidanza

^{99}, T. Figy

^{100}, M. Flechl

^{101}, D. Fontes

^{102}, S. Forte

^{103}, P. Francavilla

^{104}, E. Franco

^{105}, R. Frederix

^{106}, A. Freitas

^{107}, F. F. Freitas

^{108}, F. Frensch

^{109}, S. Frixione

^{110}, B. Fuks

^{111}, E. Furlan

^{112}, S. Gadatsch

^{113}, J. Gao

^{114}, Y. Gao

^{115}, M. V. Garzelli

^{116}, T. Gehrmann

^{117}, R. Gerosa

^{118}, M. Ghezzi

^{119}, D. Ghosh

^{120}, S. Gieseke

^{121}, D. Gillberg

^{122}, G. F. Giudice

^{123}, E. W. N. Glover

^{124}, F. Goertz

^{125}, D. Gonçalves

^{126}, J. Gonzalez-Fraile

^{127}, M. Gorbahn

^{128}, S. Gori

^{129}, C. A. Gottardo

^{130}, M. Gouzevitch

^{131}, P. Govoni

^{132}, D. Gray

^{133}, M. Grazzini

^{134}, N. Greiner

^{135}, A. Greljo

^{136}, J. Grigo

^{137}, A. V. Gritsan

^{138}, R. Gröber

^{139}, S. Guindon

^{140}, H. E. Haber

^{141}, C. Han

^{142}, T. Han

^{143}, R. Harlander

^{144}, M. A. Harrendorf

^{145}, H. B. Hartanto

^{146}, C. Hays

^{147}, S. Heinemeyer

^{148}, G. Heinrich

^{149}, M. Herrero

^{150}, F. Herzog

^{151}, B. Hespel

^{152}, V. Hirschi

^{153}, S. Hoeche

^{154}, S. Honeywell

^{155}, S. J. Huber

^{156}, C. Hugonie

^{157}, J. Huston

^{158}, A. Ilnicka

^{159}, G. Isidori

^{160}, B. Jäger

^{161}, M. Jaquier

^{162}, S. P. Jones

^{163}, A. Juste

^{164}, S. Kallweit

^{165}, A. Kaluza

^{166}, A. Kardos

^{167}, A. Karlberg

^{168}, Z. Kassabov

^{169}, N. Kauer

^{170}, D. I. Kazakov

^{171}, M. Kerner

^{172}, W. Kilian

^{173}, F. Kling

^{174}, K. Köneke

^{175}, R. Kogler

^{176}, R. Konoplich

^{177}, S. Kortner

^{178}, S. Kraml

^{179}, C. Krause

^{180}, F. Krauss

^{181}, M. Krawczyk

^{182}, A. Kulesza

^{183}, S. Kuttimalai

^{184}, R. Lane

^{185}, A. Lazopoulos

^{186}, G. Lee

^{187}, P. Lenzi

^{188}, I. M. Lewis

^{189}, Y. Li

^{190}, S. Liebler

^{191}, J. Lindert

^{192}, X. Liu

^{193}, Z. Liu

^{194}, F. J. Llanes-Estrada

^{195}, H. E. Logan

^{196}, D. Lopez-Val

^{197}, I. Low

^{198}, G. Luisoni

^{199}, P. Maierhöfer

^{200}, E. Maina

^{201}, B. Mansoulié

^{202}, H. Mantler

^{203}, M. Mantoani

^{204}, A. C. Marini

^{205}, V. I. Martinez Outschoorn

^{206}, S. Marzani

^{207}, D. Marzocca

^{208}, A. Massironi

^{209}, K. Mawatari

^{210}, J. Mazzitelli

^{211}, A. McCarn

^{212}, B. Mellado

^{213}, K. Melnikov

^{214}, S. B. Menari

^{215}, L. Merlo

^{216}, C. Meyer

^{217}, P. Milenovic

^{218}, K. Mimasu

^{219}, S. Mishima

^{220}, B. Mistlberger

^{221}, S. -O. Moch

^{222}, A. Mohammadi

^{223}, P. F. Monni

^{224}, G. Montagna

^{225}, M. Moreno Llácer

^{226}, N. Moretti

^{227}, S. Moretti

^{228}, L. Motyka

^{229}, A. Mück

^{230}, M. Mühlleitner

^{231}, S. Munir

^{232}, P. Musella

^{233}, P. Nadolsky

^{234}, D. Napoletano

^{235}, M. Nebot

^{236}, C. Neu

^{237}, M. Neubert

^{238}, R. Nevzorov

^{239}, O. Nicrosini

^{240}, J. Nielsen

^{241}, K. Nikolopoulos

^{242}, J. M. No

^{243}, C. O'Brien

^{244}, T. Ohl

^{245}, C. Oleari

^{246}, T. Orimoto

^{247}, D. Pagani

^{248}, C. E. Pandini

^{249}, A. Papaefstathiou

^{250}, A. S. Papanastasiou

^{251}, G. Passarino

^{252}, B. D. Pecjak

^{253}, M. Pelliccioni

^{254}, G. Perez

^{255}, L. Perrozzi

^{256}, F. Petriello

^{257}, G. Petrucciani

^{258}, E. Pianori

^{259}, F. Piccinini

^{260}, M. Pierini

^{261}, A. Pilkington

^{262}, S. Plätzer

^{263}, T. Plehn

^{264}, R. Podskubka

^{265}, C. T. Potter

^{266}, S. Pozzorini

^{267}, K. Prokofiev

^{268}, A. Pukhov

^{269}, I. Puljak

^{270}, M. Queitsch-Maitland

^{271}, J. Quevillon

^{272}, D. Rathlev

^{273}, M. Rauch

^{274}, E. Re

^{275}, M. N. Rebelo

^{276}, D. Rebuzzi

^{277}, L. Reina

^{278}, C. Reuschle

^{279}, J. Reuter

^{280}, M. Riembau

^{281}, F. Riva

^{282}, A. Rizzi

^{283}, T. Robens

^{284}, R. Röntsch

^{285}, J. Rojo

^{286}, J. C. Romão

^{287}, N. Rompotis

^{288}, J. Roskes

^{289}, R. Roth

^{290}, G. P. Salam

^{291}, R. Salerno

^{292}, R. Santos

^{293}, V. Sanz

^{294}, J. J. Sanz-Cillero

^{295}, H. Sargsyan

^{296}, U. Sarica

^{297}, P. Schichtel

^{298}, J. Schlenk

^{299}, T. Schmidt

^{300}, C. Schmitt

^{301}, M. Schönherr

^{302}, U. Schubert

^{303}, M. Schulze

^{304}, S. Sekula

^{305}, M. Sekulla

^{306}, E. Shabalina

^{307}, H. S. Shao

^{308}, J. Shelton

^{309}, C. H. Shepherd-Themistocleous

^{310}, S. Y. Shim

^{311}, F. Siegert

^{312}, A. Signer

^{313}, J. P. Silva

^{314}, L. Silvestrini

^{315}, M. Sjodahl

^{316}, P. Slavich

^{317}, M. Slawinska

^{318}, L. Soffi

^{319}, M. Spannowsky

^{320}, C. Speckner

^{321}, D. M. Sperka

^{322}, M. Spira

^{323}, O. Stål

^{324}, F. Staub

^{325}, T. Stebel

^{326}, T. Stefaniak

^{327}, M. Steinhauser

^{328}, I. W. Stewart

^{329}, M. J. Strassler

^{330}, J. Streicher

^{331}, D. M. Strom

^{332}, S. Su

^{333}, X. Sun

^{334}, F. J. Tackmann

^{335}, K. Tackmann

^{336}, A. M. Teixeira

^{337}, R. Teixeira de Lima

^{338}, V. Theeuwes

^{339}, R. Thorne

^{340}, D. Tommasini

^{341}, P. Torrielli

^{342}, M. Tosi

^{343}, F. Tramontano

^{344}, Z. Trócsányi

^{345}, M. Trott

^{346}, I. Tsinikos

^{347}, M. Ubiali

^{348}, P. Vanlaer

^{349}, W. Verkerke

^{350}, A. Vicini

^{351}, L. Viliani

^{352}, E. Vryonidou

^{353}, D. Wackeroth

^{354}, C. E. M. Wagner

^{355}, J. Wang

^{356}, S. Wayand

^{357}, G. Weiglein

^{358}, C. Weiss

^{359}, M. Wiesemann

^{360}, C. Williams

^{361}, J. Winter

^{362}, D. Winterbottom

^{363}, R. Wolf

^{364}, M. Xiao

^{365}, L. L. Yang

^{366}, R. Yohay

^{367}, S. P. Y. Yuen

^{368}, G. Zanderighi

^{369}, M. Zaro

^{370}, D. Zeppenfeld

^{371}, R. Ziegler

^{372}, T. Zirke

^{373}, J. Zupan

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This Report summarizes the results of the activities of the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group in the period 2014-2016. The main goal of the working group was to present the state-of-the-art of Higgs physics at the LHC, integrating all new results that have appeared in the last few years. The first part compiles the most up-to-date predictions of Higgs boson production cross sections and decay branching ratios, parton distribution functions, and off-shell Higgs boson production and interference effects. Read More

We present results from a state-of-the-art fit of electroweak precision observables and Higgs-boson signal-strength measurements performed using 7 and 8 TeV data from the Large Hadron Collider. Based on the HEPfit package, our study updates the traditional fit of electroweak precision observables and extends it to include Higgs-boson measurements. As a result we obtain constraints on new physics corrections to both electroweak observables and Higgs-boson couplings. Read More

**Authors:**Salman Habib

^{1}, Robert Roser

^{2}, Richard Gerber

^{3}, Katie Antypas

^{4}, Katherine Riley

^{5}, Tim Williams

^{6}, Jack Wells

^{7}, Tjerk Straatsma

^{8}, A. Almgren, J. Amundson, S. Bailey, D. Bard, K. Bloom, B. Bockelman, A. Borgland, J. Borrill, R. Boughezal, R. Brower, B. Cowan, H. Finkel, N. Frontiere, S. Fuess, L. Ge, N. Gnedin, S. Gottlieb, O. Gutsche, T. Han, K. Heitmann, S. Hoeche, K. Ko, O. Kononenko, T. LeCompte, Z. Li, Z. Lukic, W. Mori, P. Nugent, C. -K. Ng, G. Oleynik, B. O'Shea, N. Padmanabhan, D. Petravick, F. J. Petriello, J. Power, J. Qiang, L. Reina, T. J. Rizzo, R. Ryne, M. Schram, P. Spentzouris, D. Toussaint, J. -L. Vay, B. Viren, F. Wurthwein, L. Xiao

**Affiliations:**

^{1}HEP Leads,

^{2}HEP Leads,

^{3}ASCR Leads,

^{4}ASCR Leads,

^{5}ASCR Leads,

^{6}ASCR Leads,

^{7}ASCR Leads,

^{8}ASCR Leads

This draft report summarizes and details the findings, results, and recommendations derived from the ASCR/HEP Exascale Requirements Review meeting held in June, 2015. The main conclusions are as follows. 1) Larger, more capable computing and data facilities are needed to support HEP science goals in all three frontiers: Energy, Intensity, and Cosmic. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Tubingen U.,

^{2}Florida State U.,

^{3}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The hadronic production of a Higgs boson (H) in association with b jets will play an important role in investigating the Higgs-boson couplings to Standard Model particles during Run II of the CERN Large Hadron Collider, and could in particular reveal the presence of anomalies in the assumed hierarchy of Yukawa couplings to the third-generation quarks. A very high degree of accuracy in the theoretical description of this process is crucial to implement the rich physics program that could lead to either direct or indirect evidence of new physics from Higgs-boson measurements. Aiming for accuracy in the theoretical modeling of H+b-jet production, we have interfaced the analytic Next-to-Leading-Order QCD calculation of H-bottom-antibottom production with parton-shower Monte Carlo event generators in the POWHEG BOX framework. Read More

The production of both charged and neutral electroweak gauge bosons in association with $b$ jets has attracted a lot of experimental and theoretical attention in recent years because of its central role in the physics programs of both the Fermilab Tevatron and the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The improved level of accuracy achieved both in the theoretical predictions and experimental measurements of these processes can promote crucial developments in modeling $b$-quark jets and $b$-quark parton distribution functions, and can provide a more accurate description of some of the most important backgrounds to the measurement of Higgs-boson couplings and several new physics searches. In this paper we review the status of theoretical predictions for cross sections and kinematic distributions of processes in which an electroweak gauge boson is produced in association with up to two $b$ jets in hadronic collisions, namely $p\bar{p}, pp\rightarrow V+1b$ jet and $p\bar{p},pp\rightarrow V+2b$ jets with $V=W^\pm, Z/\gamma^*, \gamma$. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Aachen U.,

^{2}Tubingen U.,

^{3}FSU,

^{4}SUNY at Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We present results from the analytic calculation of top+antitop+Higgs hadronic production at Next-to-Leading Order in QCD interfaced with parton-shower Monte Carlo event generators in the POWHEG BOX framework. We consider kinematic distributions of the top quark and Higgs boson at the 8 TeV Large Hadron Collider and study the theoretical uncertainties due to specific choices of renormalization/factorization scales and parton-showering algorithms, namely PYTHIA and HERWIG. The importance of spin-correlations in the production and decay stages of a top/antitop quark is discussed on the example of kinematic distributions of leptons originating from the top/antitop decays. Read More

We present updated global fits of the Standard Model and beyond to electroweak precision data, taking into account recent progress in theoretical calculations and experimental measurements. From the fits, we derive model-independent constraints on new physics by introducing oblique and epsilon parameters, and modified $Zb\bar{b}$ and $HVV$ couplings. Furthermore, we also perform fits of the scale factors of the Higgs-boson couplings to observed signal strengths of the Higgs boson. Read More

We present preliminary results of a bayesian fit to the Wilson coefficients of the Standard Model gauge invariant dimension-6 operators involving one or more Higgs fields, using data on electroweak precision observables and Higgs boson signal strengths. Read More

**Authors:**J. Butterworth

^{1}, G. Dissertori

^{2}, S. Dittmaier

^{3}, D. de Florian

^{4}, N. Glover

^{5}, K. Hamilton

^{6}, J. Huston

^{7}, M. Kado

^{8}, A. Korytov

^{9}, F. Krauss

^{10}, G. Soyez

^{11}, J. R. Andersen

^{12}, S. Badger

^{13}, L. Barzè

^{14}, J. Bellm

^{15}, F. U. Bernlochner

^{16}, A. Buckley

^{17}, J. Butterworth

^{18}, N. Chanon

^{19}, M. Chiesa

^{20}, A. Cooper-Sarkar

^{21}, L. Cieri

^{22}, G. Cullen

^{23}, H. van Deurzen

^{24}, G. Dissertori

^{25}, S. Dittmaier

^{26}, D. de Florian

^{27}, S. Forte

^{28}, R. Frederix

^{29}, B. Fuks

^{30}, J. Gao

^{31}, M. V. Garzelli

^{32}, T. Gehrmann

^{33}, E. Gerwick

^{34}, S. Gieseke

^{35}, D. Gillberg

^{36}, E. W. N. Glover

^{37}, N. Greiner

^{38}, K. Hamilton

^{39}, T. Hapola

^{40}, H. B. Hartanto

^{41}, G. Heinrich

^{42}, A. Huss

^{43}, J. Huston

^{44}, B. Jäger

^{45}, M. Kado

^{46}, A. Kardos

^{47}, U. Klein

^{48}, F. Krauss

^{49}, A. Kruse

^{50}, L. Lönnblad

^{51}, G. Luisoni

^{52}, Daniel Maître

^{53}, P. Mastrolia

^{54}, O. Mattelaer

^{55}, J. Mazzitelli

^{56}, E. Mirabella

^{57}, P. Monni

^{58}, G. Montagna

^{59}, M. Moretti

^{60}, P. Nadolsky

^{61}, P. Nason

^{62}, O. Nicrosini

^{63}, C. Oleari

^{64}, G. Ossola

^{65}, S. Padhi

^{66}, T. Peraro

^{67}, F. Piccinini

^{68}, S. Plätzer

^{69}, S. Prestel

^{70}, J. Pumplin

^{71}, K. Rabbertz

^{72}, Voica Radescu

^{73}, L. Reina

^{74}, C. Reuschle

^{75}, J. Rojo

^{76}, M. Schönherr

^{77}, J. M. Smillie

^{78}, J. F. von Soden-Fraunhofen

^{79}, G. Soyez

^{80}, R. Thorne, F. Tramontano, Z. Trocsanyi, D. Wackeroth, J. Winter, C-P. Yuan, V. Yundin, K. Zapp

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**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

This Report summarizes the proceedings of the 2013 Les Houches workshop on Physics at TeV Colliders. Session 1 dealt primarily with (1) the techniques for calculating standard model multi-leg NLO and NNLO QCD and NLO EW cross sections and (2) the comparison of those cross sections with LHC data from Run 1, and projections for future measurements in Run 2. Read More

**Authors:**L. A. T. Bauerdick, S. Gottlieb, G. Bell, K. Bloom, T. Blum, D. Brown, M. Butler, A. Connolly, E. Cormier, P. Elmer, M. Ernst, I. Fisk, G. Fuller, R. Gerber, S. Habib, M. Hildreth, S. Hoeche, D. Holmgren, C. Joshi, A. Mezzacappa, R. Mount, R. Pordes, B. Rebel, L. Reina, M. C. Sanchez, J. Shank, P. Spentzouris, A. Szalay, R. Van de Water, M. Wobisch, S. Wolbers

These reports present the results of the 2013 Community Summer Study of the APS Division of Particles and Fields ("Snowmass 2013") on the future program of particle physics in the U.S. Chapter 9, on Computing, discusses the computing challenges for future experiments in the Energy, Intensity, and Cosmic Frontiers, for accelerator science, and for particle theory, as well as structural issues in supporting the intense uses of computing required in all areas of particle physics. Read More

We present total and differential cross sections for the production of a hard photon with up to two b jets at both the Tevatron with center-of-mass energy 1.96 TeV and the Large Hadron Collider with center-of-mass energy 8 TeV, including Next-to-Leading Order (NLO) QCD corrections and full b-quark mass effects. We study the theoretical uncertainty due to the residual renormalization- and factorization-scale dependence and explain its origin on the basis of the different subprocesses contributing to the NLO cross section. Read More

**Authors:**J. M. Campbell, K. Hatakeyama, J. Huston, F. Petriello, J. Andersen, L. Barze, H. Beauchemin, T. Becher, M. Begel, A. Blondel, G. Bodwin, R. Boughezal, S. Carrazza, M. Chiesa, G. Dissertori, S. Dittmaier, G. Ferrera, S. Forte, N. Glover, T. Hapola, A. Huss, X. Garcia i Tormo, M. Grazzini, S. Hoche, P. Janot, T. Kasprzik, M. Klein, U. Klein, D. Kosower, Y. Li, X. Liu, P. Mackenzie, D. Maitre, E. Meoni, K. Mishra, G. Montagna, M. Moretti, P. Nadolsky, O. Nicrosini, F. Piccinini, L. Reina, V. Radescu, J. Rojo, J. Russ, S. Sapeta, A. Schwartzman, P. Skands, J. Smillie, I. W. Stewart, F. J. Tackmann, F. Tramontano, R. Van de Water, J. R. Walsh, S. Zuberi

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

This is the summary report of the energy frontier QCD working group prepared for Snowmass 2013. We review the status of tools, both theoretical and experimental, for understanding the strong interactions at colliders. We attempt to prioritize important directions that future developments should take. Read More

**Authors:**Christian Bauer, Zvi Bern, Radja Boughezal, John Campbell, Neil Christensen, Lance Dixon, Thomas Gehrmann, Stefan Hoeche, Junichi Kanzaki, Alexander Mitov, Pavel Nadolsky, Fredrick Olness, Michael Peskin, Frank Petriello, Stefano Pozzorini, Laura Reina, Frank Siegert, Doreen Wackeroth, Jonathan Walsh, Ciaran Williams, Markus Wobisch

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We present a study on high-performance computing and large-scale distributed computing for perturbative QCD calculations. Read More

**Authors:**S. Alioli, S. Badger, J. Bellm, B. Biedermann, F. Boudjema, G. Cullen, A. Denner, H. van Deurzen, S. Dittmaier, R. Frederix, S. Frixione, M. V. Garzelli, S. Gieseke, E. W. N. Glover, N. Greiner, G. Heinrich, V. Hirschi, S. Hoeche, J. Huston, H. Ita, N. Kauer, F. Krauss, G. Luisoni, D. Maitre, F. Maltoni, P. Nason, C. Oleari, R. Pittau, S. Plaetzer, S. Pozzorini, L. Reina, C. Reuschle, T. Robens, J. Schlenk, M. Schoenherr, F. Siegert, J. F. von Soden-Fraunhofen, F. Tackmann, F. Tramontano, P. Uwer, G. Salam, P. Skands, S. Weinzierl, J. Winter, V. Yundin, G. Zanderighi, M. Zaro

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We present an update of the Binoth Les Houches Accord (BLHA) to standardise the interface between Monte Carlo programs and codes providing one-loop matrix elements. Read More

**Authors:**The LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, S. Heinemeyer

^{1}, C. Mariotti

^{2}, G. Passarino

^{3}, R. Tanaka

^{4}, J. R. Andersen, P. Artoisenet, E. A. Bagnaschi, A. Banfi, T. Becher, F. U. Bernlochner, S. Bolognesi, P. Bolzoni, R. Boughezal, D. Buarque, J. Campbell, F. Caola, M. Carena, F. Cascioli, N. Chanon, T. Cheng, S. Y. Choi, A. David, P. de Aquino, G. Degrassi, D. Del Re, A. Denner, H. van Deurzen, S. Diglio, B. Di Micco, R. Di Nardo, S. Dittmaier, M. Duhrssen, R. K. Ellis, G. Ferrera, N. Fidanza, M. Flechl, D. de Florian, S. Forte, R. Frederix, S. Frixione, S. Gangal, Y. Gao, M. V. Garzelli, D. Gillberg, P. Govoni, M. Grazzini, N. Greiner, J. Griffiths, A . V. Gritsan, C. Grojean, D. C. Hall, C. Hays, R. Harlander, R. Hernandez-Pinto, S. Hoche, J. Huston, T. Jubb, M. Kadastik, S. Kallweit, A. Kardos, L. Kashif, N. Kauer, H. Kim, R. Klees, M. Kramer, F. Krauss, A. Laureys, S. Laurila, S. Lehti, Q. Li, S. Liebler, X. Liu, H. E. Logan, G. Luisoni, M. Malberti, F. Maltoni, K. Mawatari, F. Maierhofer, H. Mantler, S. Martin, P. Mastrolia, O. Mattelaer, J. Mazzitelli, B. Mellado, K. Melnikov, P. Meridiani, D. J. Miller, E. Mirabella, S. O. Moch, P. Monni, N. Moretti, A. Muck, M. Muhlleitner, P. Musella, P. Nason, C. Neu, M. Neubert, C. Oleari, J. Olsen, G. Ossola, T. Peraro, K. Peters, F. Petriello, G. Piacquadio, C. T. Potter, S. Pozzorini, K. Prokofiev, I. Puljak, M. Rauch, D. Rebuzzi, L. Reina, R. Rietkerk, A. Rizzi, Y. Rotstein-Habarnau, G. P. Salam, G. Sborlini, F. Schissler, M. Schonherr, M. Schulze, M. Schumacher, F. Siegert, P. Slavich, J. M. Smillie, O. Stal, J. F. von Soden-Fraunhofen, M. Spira, I. W. Stewart, F. J. Tackmann, P. T. E. Taylor, D. Tommasini, J. Thompson, R. S. Thorne, P. Torrielli, F. Tramontano, N. V. Tran, Z. Trocsanyi, M. Ubiali, P. Vanlaer, M. Vazquez Acosta, T. Vickey, A. Vicini, W. J. Waalewijn, D. Wackeroth, C. Wagner, J. R. Walsh, J. Wang, G. Weiglein, A. Whitbeck, C. Williams, J. Yu, G. Zanderighi, M. Zanetti, M. Zaro, P. M. Zerwas, C. Zhang, T. J . E. Zirke, S. Zuberi

**Affiliations:**

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This Report summarizes the results of the activities in 2012 and the first half of 2013 of the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group. The main goal of the working group was to present the state of the art of Higgs Physics at the LHC, integrating all new results that have appeared in the last few years. This report follows the first working group report Handbook of LHC Higgs Cross Sections: 1. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}FSU

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

In these lectures I briefly review the Higgs mechanism of electroweak symmetry breaking and focus on the most relevant aspects of the phenomenology of the Standard Model Higgs boson at hadron colliders, namely the Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider. Emphasis is put in particular on the Higgs-physics program of both LHC experiments and on the theoretical activity that has entailed from the the need of providing accurate predictions for both signal and background in Higgs-boson searches. Read More

**Authors:**LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, S. Dittmaier

^{1}, C. Mariotti

^{2}, G. Passarino

^{3}, R. Tanaka

^{4}, S. Alekhin, J. Alwall, E. A. Bagnaschi, A. Banfi, J. Blumlein, S. Bolognesi, N. Chanon, T. Cheng, L. Cieri, A. M. Cooper-Sarkar, M. Cutajar, S. Dawson, G. Davies, N. De Filippis, G. Degrassi, A. Denner, D. D'Enterria, S. Diglio, B. Di Micco, R. Di Nardo, R. K. Ellis, A. Farilla, S. Farrington, M. Felcini, G. Ferrera, M. Flechl, D. de Florian, S. Forte, S. Ganjour, M. V. Garzelli, S. Gascon-Shotkin, S. Glazov, S. Goria, M. Grazzini, J. -Ph. Guillet, C. Hackstein, K. Hamilton, R. Harlander, M. Hauru, S. Heinemeyer, S. Hoche, J. Huston, C. Jackson, P. Jimenez-Delgado, M. D. Jorgensen, M. Kado, S. Kallweit, A. Kardos, N. Kauer, H. Kim, M. Kovac, M. Kramer, F. Krauss, C. -M. Kuo, S. Lehti, Q. Li, N. Lorenzo, F. Maltoni, B. Mellado, S. O. Moch, A. Muck, M. Muhlleitner, P. Nadolsky, P. Nason, C. Neu, A. Nikitenko, C. Oleari, J. Olsen, S. Palmer, S. Paganis, C. G. Papadopoulos, T . C. Petersen, F. Petriello, F. Petrucci, G. Piacquadio, E. Pilon, C. T. Potter, J. Price, I. Puljak, W. Quayle, V. Radescu, D. Rebuzzi, L. Reina, J. Rojo, D. Rosco, G. P. Salam, A. Sapronov, J. Schaarschmidt, M. Schonherr, M. Schumacher, F. Siegert, P. Slavich, M. Spira, I. W. Stewart, W. J. Stirling, F. Stockli, C. Sturm, F. J. Tackmann, R. S. Thorne, D. Tommasini, P. Torrielli, F. Tramontano, Z. Trocsanyi, M. Ubiali, S. Uccirati, M. Vazquez Acosta, T. Vickey, A. Vicini, W. J. Waalewijn, D. Wackeroth, M. Warsinsky, M. Weber, M. Wiesemann, G. Weiglein, J. Yu, G. Zanderighi

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This Report summarises the results of the second year's activities of the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group. The main goal of the working group was to present the state of the art of Higgs Physics at the LHC, integrating all new results that have appeared in the last few years. The first working group report Handbook of LHC Higgs Cross Sections: 1. Read More

We present results for the O(alpha_s) virtual corrections to q g -> W b bbar q' obtained with a new automatized approach to the evaluation of one-loop amplitudes in terms of Feynman diagrams. Together with the O(alpha_s) corrections to q q' -> W b bbar g, which can be obtained from our results by crossing symmetry, this represents the bulk of the next-to-leading order virtual QCD corrections to W b bbar + j and W b + j hadronic production, calculated in a fixed-flavor scheme with four light flavors. Furthermore, these corrections represent a well defined and independent subset of the 1-loop amplitudes needed for the NNLO calculation of W b bbar. Read More

We calculate the production of a W boson in association with up to two jets including at least one b-jet to next-to-leading order (NLO) in QCD at the CERN Large Hadron Collider with 7 TeV center-of-mass energy. Both exclusive and inclusive event cross section and b-jet cross sections are presented. The calculation is performed consistently in the five-flavor-number scheme where both q anti-q' and bq (q =\= b) initiated parton level processes are included at NLO QCD. Read More

We study the applicability of the Z-Sum approach to multi-loop calculations with massive particles in perturbative quantum field theory. We systematically analyze the case of one-loop scalar integrals, which represent the building blocks of any higher-loop calculation. We focus in particular on triangle one-loop integrals and identify strengths and limitations of the Z-Sum approach, extending our results to the case of one-loop box integrals when appropriate. Read More

We present an implementation of the next-to-leading order hadronic production of a W boson in association with a pair of massive bottom quarks in the framework of POWHEG, a method to consistently interface NLO QCD calculations with shower Monte Carlo generators. The process has been implemented using the POWHEG BOX, an automated computer code that sistematically applies the POWHEG method to NLO QCD calculations. Spin correlations in the decay of the W boson into leptons have been taken into account using standard approximated techniques. Read More

**Authors:**LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, S. Dittmaier

^{1}, C. Mariotti

^{2}, G. Passarino

^{3}, R. Tanaka

^{4}, J. Baglio, P. Bolzoni, R. Boughezal, O. Brein, C. Collins-Tooth, S. Dawson, S. Dean, A. Denner, S. Farrington, M. Felcini, M. Flechl, D. de Florian, S. Forte, M. Grazzini, C. Hackstein, T. Hahn, R. Harlander, T. Hartonen, S. Heinemeyer, J. Huston, A. Kalinowski, M. Krämer, F. Krauss, J. S. Lee, S. Lehti, F. Maltoni, K. Mazumdar, S. -O. Moch, A. Mück, M. Mühlleitner, P. Nason, C. Neu, C. Oleari, J. Olsen, S. Palmer, F. Petriello, G. Piacquadio, A. Pilaftsis, C. T. Potter, I. Puljak, J. Qian, D. Rebuzzi, L. Reina, H. Rzehak, M. Schumacher, P. Slavich, M. Spira, F. Stöckli, R. S. Thorne, M. Vazquez Acosta, T. Vickey, A. Vicini, D. Wackeroth, M. Warsinsky, M. Weber, G. Weiglein, C. Weydert, J. Yu, M. Zaro, T. Zirke

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^{4}eds.

This Report summarizes the results of the first 10 months' activities of the LHC Higgs Cross Sections Working Group. The main goal of the working group was to present the status-of-art on Higgs Physics at the LHC integrating all new results that have appeared in the last few years. The Report is more than a mere collection of the proceedings of the general meetings. Read More

**Authors:**J. M. Butterworth, F. Maltoni, F. Moortgat, P. Richardson, S. Schumann, P. Skands, J. Alwall, A. Arbey, L. Basso, S. Belov, A. Bharucha, F. Braam, A. Buckley, M. Campanelli, R. Chierici, A. Djouadi, L. Dudko, C. Duhr, F. Febres Cordero, P. Francavilla, B. Fuks, L. Garren, T. Goto, M. Grazzini, T. Hahn, U. Haisch, K. Hamilton, S. Heinemeyer, G. Hesketh, S. Hoeche, H. Hoeth, J. Huston, J. Kalinowski, D. Kekelidze, S. Kraml, H. Lacker, P. Lenzi, P. Loch, L. Lonnblad, F. Mahmoudi, E. Maina, D. Majumder, M. Mangano, K. Mazumdar, A. Martin, J. Monk, M. Muhlleitner, C. Oleari, S. Ovyn, R. Pittau, S. Plaetzer, G. Piacquadio, L. Reina, J. Reuter, X. Rouby, C. Robinson, T. Roy, M. D. Schwartz, H. Schulz, E. von Seggern, A. Sherstnev, F. Siegert, T. Sjostrand, P. Slavich, M. Spira, C. Taylor, M. Vesterinen, S. de Visscher, D. Wackeroth, S. Weinzierl, J. Winter, T. R. Wyatt

This is the summary and introduction to the proceedings contributions for the Les Houches 2009 "Tools and Monte Carlo" working group. Read More

We present total and differential cross sections for W b anti-b and Z b anti-b production at the CERN Large Hadron Collider including Next-to-Leading Order (NLO) QCD corrections and full bottom-quark mass effects. We discuss the scale uncertainty of the total cross sections due to the residual renormalization- and factorization-scale dependence of the truncated perturbative series. We also discuss b-quark mass effects in kinematic distributions by comparing with a calculation that considers massless bottom quarks, as implemented in the Monte Carlo program MCFM. Read More

**Authors:**A. De Roeck, J. Ellis, C. Grojean, S. Heinemeyer, K. Jakobs, G. Weiglein, J. Wells, G. Azuelos, S. Dawson, B. Gripaios, T. Han, J. Hewett, M. Lancaster, C. Mariotti, F. Moortgat, G. Moortgat-Pick, G. Polesello, S. Riemann, M. Schumacher, K. Assamagan, P. Bechtle, M. Carena, G. Chachamis, K. F. Chen, S. De Curtis, K. Desch, M. Dittmar, H. Dreiner, M. Dührssen, B. Foster, M. T. Frandsen, A. Giammanco, R. Godbole, P. Govoni, J. Gunion, W. Hollik, W. S. Hou, G. Isidori, A. Juste, J. Kalinowski, A. Korytov, E. Kou, S. Kraml, M. Krawczyk, A. Martin, D. Milstead, V. Morton-Thurtle, K. Moenig, B. Mele, E. Ozcan, M. Pieri, T. Plehn, L. Reina, E. Richter-Was, T. Rizzo, K. Rolbiecki, F. Sannino, M. Schram, J. Smillie, S. Sultansoy, J. Tattersall, P. Uwer, B. Webber, P. Wienemann

Discoveries at the LHC will soon set the physics agenda for future colliders. This report of a CERN Theory Institute includes the summaries of Working Groups that reviewed the physics goals and prospects of LHC running with 10 to 300/fb of integrated luminosity, of the proposed sLHC luminosity upgrade, of the ILC, of CLIC, of the LHeC and of a muon collider. The four Working Groups considered possible scenarios for the first 10/fb of data at the LHC in which (i) a state with properties that are compatible with a Higgs boson is discovered, (ii) no such state is discovered either because the Higgs properties are such that it is difficult to detect or because no Higgs boson exists, (iii) a missing-energy signal beyond the Standard Model is discovered as in some supersymmetric models, and (iv) some other exotic signature of new physics is discovered. Read More

We present total and differential cross sections for W b anti-b and Z b anti-b production at the CERN Large Hadron Collider with a center-of-mass energy of 14 TeV, including Next-to-Leading Order (NLO) QCD corrections and full bottom-quark mass effects. We also provide numerical results obtained with a center-of-mass energy of 10 TeV. We study the scale uncertainty of the total cross sections due to the residual renormalization- and factorization-scale dependence of the truncated perturbative series. Read More

**Authors:**J. Campbell

^{1}, R. Keith Ellis

^{2}, F. Febres Cordero

^{3}, F. Maltoni

^{4}, L. Reina

^{5}, D. Wackeroth

^{6}, S. Willenbrock

^{7}

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Glasgow U.,

^{2}Fermilab,

^{3}UCLA,

^{4}Louvain U.,

^{5}Florida State U.,

^{6}SUNY, Buffalo,

^{7}Illinois U., Urbana

We calculate the production of a W boson and a single b jet to next-to-leading order in QCD at the Fermilab Tevatron and the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Both exclusive and inclusive cross sections are presented. We separately consider the cross section for jets containing a single b quark and jets containing a b-anti b pair. Read More

We calculate the Next-to-Leading Order (NLO) QCD corrections to Z b anti-b production in hadronic collisions including full bottom-quark mass effects. We present results for the total cross section and the invariant mass distribution of the bottom-quark jet pair at the Fermilab Tevatron p anti-p collider. We perform a detailed comparison with a calculation that considers massless bottom quarks, as implemented in the Monte Carlo program MCFM. Read More

We present NLO QCD results for W/Z gauge boson production with bottom quark pairs at the Tevatron including full bottom-quark mass effects. We study the impact of QCD corrections on both total cross-section and invariant mass distribution of the bottom-quark pair. Including NLO QCD corrections greatly reduces the dependence of the tree-level cross-section on the renormalization and factorization scales. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Florida State,

^{2}Brookhaven,

^{3}Florida State

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

A Higgs boson produced in association with one or more bottom quarks is of great theoretical and experimental interest to the high-energy community. A precise prediction of its total and differential cross-section can have a great impact on the discovery of a Higgs boson with large bottom-quark Yukawa coupling, like the scalar (h^0 and H^0) and pseudoscalar (A^0) Higgs bosons of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM) in the region of large \tan\beta. In this paper we apply the threshold resummation formalism to determine both differential and total cross-sections for b g \to b\Phi (where \Phi = h^0, H^0), including up to next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order (NNNLO) soft plus virtual QCD corrections at next-to-leading logarithmic (NLL) accuracy. Read More

**Authors:**U. Aglietti, A. Belyaev, S. Berge, A. Blum, R. Bonciani, J. Cammin, M. Carena, S. Chivukula, H. Davoudiasl, S. Dawson, G. Degrassi, A. Dominguez, J. Donini, T. Dorigo, B. J. Field, T. Hahn, T. Han, S. Heinemeyer, S. Hesselbach, G. -Y. Huang, I. Iashvilli, C. B. Jackson, T. Junk, S. -W. Lee, H. E. Logan, F. Maltoni, B. Mellado, S. Moretti, S. Mrenna, P. M. Nadolsky, F. I. Olness, W. Quayle, J. Rathsman, L. Reina, E. H. Simmons, A. Sopczak, A. Vicini, D. Wackeroth, C. E. M. Wagner, G. Weiglein, G. Weiglein, S. Willenbrock, S. L. Wu, C. P. Yuan

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The search for Higgs bosons in both the standard model and its extensions is well under way at the Tevatron. As the integrated luminosity collected increases into the multiple inverse femptobarn range, these searches are becoming very interesting indeed. Meanwhile, the construction of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and its associated experiments at CERN are nearing completion. Read More

We calculate the Next-to-Leading Order (NLO) QCD corrections to W-b-bbar production including full bottom-quark mass effects. We study the impact of NLO QCD corrections on the total cross section and invariant mass distribution of the bottom-quark jet pair at the Fermilab Tevatron p-pbar collider. We perform a detailed comparison with a calculation that considers massless bottom quarks. Read More

We review the status of the QCD corrected cross sections and kinematic distributions for the production of a Higgs boson in association with top quark or bottom quark pairs at the Fermilab Tevatron and at the LHC. Results for b-bbar-H production are presented in the Minimal Supersymmetric Model, where the rates can be greatly enhanced relative to the Standard Model rates. We place particular emphasis on theoretical uncertainties due to renormalization and factorization scale dependence and on the uncertainties coming from the Parton Distribution Functions. Read More

In these lectures I briefly review the Higgs mechanism of spontaneous symmetry breaking and focus on the most relevant aspects of the phenomenology of the Standard Model and of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model Higgs bosons at both hadron and lepton colliders. Some emphasis is put on the perturbative calculation of both Higgs boson branching ratios and production cross sections, including the most important radiative corrections. Read More

We review the present status of the QCD corrected cross sections and kinematic distributions for the production of a Higgs boson in association with bottom quarks at the Fermilab Tevatron and CERN Large Hadron Collider. Results are presented for the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model where, for large tan beta, these production modes can be greatly enhanced compared to the Standard Model case. The next-to-leading order QCD results are much less sensitive to the renormalization and factorization scales than the lowest order results, but have a significant dependence on the choice of the renormalization scheme for the bottom quark Yukawa coupling. Read More

**Authors:**LHC/LC Study Group, :, G. Weiglein, T. Barklow, E. Boos, A. De Roeck, K. Desch, F. Gianotti, R. Godbole, J. F. Gunion, H. E. Haber, S. Heinemeyer, J. L. Hewett, K. Kawagoe, K. Monig, M. M. Nojiri, G. Polesello, F. Richard, S. Riemann, W. J. Stirling, A. G. Akeroyd, B. C. Allanach, D. Asner, S. Asztalos, H. Baer, M. Battaglia, U. Baur, P. Bechtle, G. Belanger, A. Belyaev, E. L. Berger, T. Binoth, G. A. Blair, S. Boogert, F. Boudjema, D. Bourilkov, W. Buchmuller, V. Bunichev, G. Cerminara, M. Chiorboli, H. Davoudiasl, S. Dawson, S. De Curtis, F. Deppisch, M. A. Diaz, M. Dittmar, A. Djouadi, D. Dominici, U. Ellwanger, J. L. Feng, I. F. Ginzburg, A. Giolo-Nicollerat, B. K. Gjelsten, S. Godfrey, D. Grellscheid, J. Gronberg, E. Gross, J. Guasch, K. Hamaguchi, T. Han, J. Hisano, W. Hollik, C. Hugonie, T. Hurth, J. Jiang, A. Juste, J. Kalinowski, W. Kilian, R. Kinnunen, S. Kraml, M. Krawczyk, A. Krokhotine, T. Krupovnickas, R. Lafaye, S. Lehti, H. E. Logan, E. Lytken, V. Martin, H. -U. Martyn, D. J. Miller, S. Moretti, F. Moortgat, G. Moortgat-Pick, M. Muhlleitner, P. Niezurawski, A. Nikitenko, L. H. Orr, P. Osland, A. F. Osorio, H. Pas, T. Plehn, W. Porod, A. Pukhov, F. Quevedo, D. Rainwater, M. Ratz, A. Redelbach, L. Reina, T. Rizzo, R. Ruckl, H. J. Schreiber, M. Schumacher, A. Sherstnev, S. Slabospitsky, J. Sola, A. Sopczak, M. Spira, M. Spiropulu, Z. Sullivan, M. Szleper, T. M. P. Tait, X. Tata, D. R. Tovey, A. Tricomi, M. Velasco, D. Wackeroth, C. E. M. Wagner, S. Weinzierl, P. Wienemann, T. Yanagida, A. F. Zarnecki, D. Zerwas, P. M. Zerwas, L. Zivkovic

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

Physics at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and the International e+e- Linear Collider (ILC) will be complementary in many respects, as has been demonstrated at previous generations of hadron and lepton colliders. This report addresses the possible interplay between the LHC and ILC in testing the Standard Model and in discovering and determining the origin of new physics. Mutual benefits for the physics programme at both machines can occur both at the level of a combined interpretation of Hadron Collider and Linear Collider data and at the level of combined analyses of the data, where results obtained at one machine can directly influence the way analyses are carried out at the other machine. Read More

We present results for the production cross section of a Higgs Boson with a pair of bottom/anti-bottom quarks, including next-to-leading order (NLO) QCD corrections. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}FSU,

^{3}FSU,

^{4}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We present total rates and kinematic distributions for the associated production of a single bottom quark and a Higgs boson at the Tevatron and the LHC. We include next-to-leading order QCD corrections and compare the results obtained in the four and five flavor number schemes for parton distribution functions. Read More

**Authors:**K. A. Assamagan, M. Narain, A. Nikitenko, M. Spira, D. Zeppenfeld, J. Alwall, C. Balázs, T. Barklow, U. Baur, C. Biscarat, M. Bisset, E. Boos, G. Bozzi, O. Brein, J. Campbell, S. Catani, M. Ciccolini, K. Cranmer, A. Dahlhoff, S. Dawson, D. de Florian, A. De Roeck, V. Del Duca, S. Dittmaier, A. Djouadi, V. Drollinger, L. Dudko, M. Dührssen, U. Ellwanger, M. Escalier, Y. Q. Fang, S. Ferrag, J. R. Forshaw, M. Grazzini, J. Guasch, M. Guchait, J. F. Gunion, T. Hahn, R. Harlander, H. -J. He, S. Heinemeyer, J. Heyninck, W. Hollik, C. Hugonie, C. Jackson, N. Kauer, N. Kersting, V. Khoze, N. Kidonakis, R. Kinnunen, M. Krämer, Y. -P. Kuang, B. Laforge, S. Lehti, M. Lethuillier, J. Li, H. Logan, S. Lowette, F. Maltoni, R. Mazini, B. Mellado, F. Moortgat, S. Moretti, Z. Nagy, P. Nason, C. Oleari, S. Paganis, S. Penaranda, T. Plehn, W. Quayle, D. Rainwater, J. Rathsman, O. Ravat, L. Reina, A. Sabio Vera, A. Sopczak, Z. Trócsányi, P. Vanlaer, D. Wackeroth, G. Weiglein, S. Willenbrock, Sau Lan Wu, C. -P. Yuan, B. Zhang

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

Theoretical progress in Higgs boson production and background processes is discussed with particular emphasis on QCD corrections at and beyond next-to-leading order as well as next-to-leading order electroweak corrections. The residual theoretical uncertainties of the investigated processes are estimated in detail. Moreover, recent investigations of the MSSM Higgs sector and other extensions of the SM Higgs sector are presented. Read More

In the Standard Model, the coupling of the Higgs boson to b quarks is weak, leading to small cross sections for producing a Higgs boson in association with b quarks. However, Higgs bosons with enhanced couplings to b quarks, such as occur in supersymmetric models for large values of tan beta, will be copiously produced at both the Tevatron and the LHC in association with b quarks, which will be an important discovery channel. We investigate the connections between the production channels, bg -> bh and gg ->b bbar h, at next-to-leading order (NLO) in perturbative QCD and present results for the cases with two high p_T b jets and with one high p_T b jet at both the Tevatron the the LHC. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}FSU,

^{3}Rochester,

^{4}FSU,

^{5}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The production of a Higgs boson in association with a pair of top-antitop or bottom-antibottom quarks plays a very important role at both the Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider. The theoretical prediction of the corresponding cross sections has been improved by including the complete next-to-leading order QCD corrections. After a brief introduction, we review the results obtained for both the Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}FSU,

^{3}Rochester,

^{4}FSU,

^{5}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The production of a Higgs boson in association with a pair of top-antitop or bottom-antibottom quarks plays a very important role at both the Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider. The theoretical prediction of the corresponding cross sections has been improved by including the complete next-to-leading order QCD corrections. After a brief description of the most relevant technical aspects of the calculation, we review the results obtained for both the Tevatron and the Large Hadron Collider Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}FSU,

^{3}FSU,

^{4}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We present the next-to-leading order QCD corrected rate for the production of a scalar Higgs boson with a pair of high p_T bottom and anti-bottom quarks at the Tevatron and at the Large Hadron Collider. Results are given for both the Standard Model and the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model. The exclusive b-bbar-h production rate is small in the Standard Model, but it can be greatly enhanced in the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model for large tan(beta), making b-bbar-h an important discovery mode. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}Rochester U.,

^{3}FSU,

^{4}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The production of a Higgs boson in association with a pair of t-tbar quarks will play a very important role at both hadron and lepton colliders. We review the status of theoretical predictions and their relevance to Higgs boson studies, with particular emphasis on the recently calculated NLO QCD corrections to the inclusive cross section for p-pbar,pp -> t-tbar-h. We conclude by briefly discussing the case of exclusive b-bbar-h production and the potential of this process in revealing signals of new physics beyond the Standard Model. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}FSU,

^{3}Rochester U.,

^{4}FSU,

^{5}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We present in detail the calculation of the O(alpha_s^3) inclusive total cross section for the process pp -> t-tbar-h, in the Standard Model, at the CERN Large Hadron Collider with center-of-mass energy sqrt(s_H)=14 TeV. The calculation is based on the complete set of virtual and real O(alpha_s) corrections to the parton level processes q-qbar -> t-tbar-h and gg -> t-tbar-h, as well as the tree level processes (q,qbar)g -> t-tbar-h-(q,qbar). The virtual corrections involve the computation of pentagon diagrams with several internal and external massive particles, first encountered in this process. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}Rochester U.,

^{3}FSU,

^{4}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We compute the O(alpha_s^3) inclusive cross section for the process pp -> t-tbar-h in the Standard Model, at sqrt(s)=14 TeV. The next-to-leading order corrections drastically reduce the renormalization and factorization scale dependence of the Born cross section and increase the total cross section for renormalization and factorization scales larger than m_t. These corrections have important implications for models of new physics involving the top quark. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL,

^{2}Rochester U.,

^{3}FSU,

^{4}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We present the next-to-leading-order (NLO) QCD corrections to the inclusive total cross section for the production of a Higgs boson in association with a top anti-top quark pair within the Standard Model at the Tevatron and the LHC. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}Brookhaven,

^{2}Rochester U.,

^{3}Florida State U.,

^{4}SUNY, Buffalo

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

We briefly present the status of QCD corrections to the inclusive total cross section for the production of a Higgs boson in association with a top-quark pair within the Standard Model at hadron colliders. Read More

The possibility of detecting a Higgs boson through several production and decay channels is instrumental to the measurement of its couplings. In this paper we study the pp-> ttH(H-> tau tau) channel at the LHC, for the case of a scalar Higgs boson, and use the obtained results to improve on existing strategies toward a model independent determination of the Higgs boson couplings. The case of a scalar Higgs boson with mass below 140 GeV looks particularly promising. Read More