# S. Dawson - BNL

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## Pub CategoriesHigh Energy Physics - Phenomenology (43) High Energy Physics - Experiment (10) Physics - Fluid Dynamics (3) Physics - Biological Physics (2) High Energy Physics - Theory (2) High Energy Physics - Lattice (1) Astrophysics (1) Quantitative Biology - Cell Behavior (1) Quantitative Biology - Subcellular Processes (1) Quantitative Biology - Quantitative Methods (1) Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics (1) |

## Publications Authored By S. Dawson

Heavy vector-like quarks (VLQs) appear in many models of beyond the Standard Model physics. Direct experimental searches require these new quarks to be heavy, above 700-800 GeV. We perform a global fit of the parameters of simple VLQ models in minimal representations of $SU(2)_L$ to precision data and Higgs rates. Read More

Simple aerodynamic configurations under even modest conditions can exhibit complex flows with a wide range of temporal and spatial features. It has become common practice in the analysis of these flows to look for and extract physically important features, or modes, as a first step in the analysis. This step typically starts with a modal decomposition of an experimental or numerical dataset of the flow field, or of an operator relevant to the system. Read More

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^{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

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^{125}, D. Gonçalves

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^{129}, C. A. Gottardo

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^{142}, T. Han

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^{144}, M. A. Harrendorf

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^{215}, L. Merlo

^{216}, C. Meyer

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^{227}, S. Moretti

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^{260}, M. Pierini

^{261}, A. Pilkington

^{262}, S. Plätzer

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^{266}, S. Pozzorini

^{267}, K. Prokofiev

^{268}, A. Pukhov

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^{284}, R. Röntsch

^{285}, J. Rojo

^{286}, J. C. Romão

^{287}, N. Rompotis

^{288}, J. Roskes

^{289}, R. Roth

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^{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

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^{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

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^{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

Many cell signaling pathways involve the diffusion of messengers that bind/unbind to intracellular components. Quantifying their net transport rate under different conditions, then requires having separate estimates of their free diffusion coefficient and binding/unbinding rates. In this paper, we show how performing sets of Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) experiments under different conditions, it is possible to quantify free diffusion coefficients and on and off rates of reaction-diffusion systems. Read More

During early development, the establishment of gradients of transcriptional factors determines the patterning of cell fates. The case of Bicoid (Bcd) in {\it Drosophila melanogaster} embryos is well documented and studied. There are still controversies as to whether {\it SDD} models in which Bcd is {\it Synthesized} at one end, then {\it Diffuses} and is {\it Degraded} can explain the gradient formation within the timescale observed experimentally. Read More

We compute the resummed on-shell $W^+ W^-$ production cross section under a jet-veto at the LHC to partial N$^3$LL order matched to the fixed order NNLO result. Differential NNLO cross sections are obtained from an implementation of $q_T$ subtraction in Sherpa. The two-loop virtual corrections to the $q \bar q \rightarrow W^+ W^-$ amplitude, used in both fixed order and resummation predictions, are extracted from the public code {\tt qqvvamp}. Read More

One of the simplest extensions of the Standard Model (SM) is the addition of a scalar gauge singlet, S. If S is not forbidden by a symmetry from mixing with the Standard Model Higgs boson, the mixing will generate non-SM rates for Higgs production and decays. In general, there could also be unknown high energy physics that generates additional effective low energy interactions. Read More

In this talk, I discuss theoretical advances in understanding the properties of the Higgs boson and the implications for models of electroweak symmetry breaking. I begin by reviewing some of the recent progress in Standard Model calculations for Higgs boson production and decay rates, followed by a lightning tour of the use of effective field theories in the search for new physics in the Higgs sector. I end with a discussion of the complementarity of precision Higgs coupling measurements and direct searches for heavy particles for the discovery of Beyond the Standard Model physics in the electroweak sector. Read More

Higgs pair production at the LHC from gluon fusion is small in the Standard Model, but can be enhanced in models where a resonant enhancement is allowed. We examine the effect of a resonant contribution from a second scalar arising in a model with a gauge singlet scalar field in addition to the usual SU(2) scalar doublet, with mass up to $M_H$~600 GeV and discuss the interference effects in double Higgs production. We compute the NLO QCD corrections in the large $m_t$ limit and show that they can significantly distort kinematic distributions near the resonance peak. Read More

We explore CP violating aspects in the Higgs sector of models where new vectorlike quarks carry Yukawa couplings mainly to the third generation quarks of the Standard Model. We point out that in the simplest model, Higgs CP violating interactions only exist in the hWW channel. At low energy, we find that rare B decays can place similarly strong constraints as those from electric dipole moments on the source of CP violation. Read More

Dynamic mode decomposition (DMD) provides a practical means of extracting insightful dynamical information from fluids datasets. Like any data processing technique, DMD's usefulness is limited by its ability to extract real and accurate dynamical features from noise-corrupted data. Here we show analytically that DMD is biased to sensor noise, and quantify how this bias depends on the size and noise level of the data. Read More

Determination of Higgs self-interactions through the double Higgs production from gluon fusion is a major goal of current and future collider experiments. We point out this channel could help disentangle and resolve the nature of ultraviolet contributions to Higgs couplings to two gluons. Analytic properties of the double Higgs amplitudes near kinematic threshold are used to study features resulting from scalar and fermionic loop particles mediating the interaction. Read More

We analyze the constraints on a CP-violating, flavor conserving, two Higgs doublet model from the measurements of Higgs properties and from the search for heavy Higgs bosons at LHC, and show that the stronger limits typically come from the heavy Higgs search channels. The limits on CP violation arising from the Higgs sector measurements are complementary to those from EDM measurements. Combining all current constraints from low energy to colliders, we set generic upper bounds on the CP violating angle which parametrizes the CP odd component in the 126 GeV Higgs boson. Read More

The Higgs + jet channel at the LHC is sensitive to the effects of new physics both in the total rate and in the transverse momentum distribution at high p_T. We examine the production process using an effective field theory (EFT) language and discuss the possibility of determining the nature of the underlying high scale physics from boosted Higgs production. The effects of heavy color triplet scalars and top partner fermions with TeV scale masses are considered as examples and Higgs-gluon couplings of dimension-5 and dimension-7 are included in the EFT. Read More

We study the enhancement of the di-Higgs production cross section resulting from the resonant decay of a heavy Higgs boson at hadron colliders in a model with a Higgs singlet. This enhancement of the double Higgs production rate is crucial in understanding the structure of the scalar potential and we determine the maximum allowed enhancement such that the electroweak minimum is a global minimum. The di-Higgs production enhancement can be as large as a factor of ~ 18 (13) for the mass of the heavy Higgs around 270 (420) GeV relative to the Standard Model rate at 14 TeV for parameters corresponding to a global electroweak minimum. Read More

We use an effective field theory (EFT) which includes all possible gluon-Higgs dimension-5 and dimension-7 operators to study Higgs boson plus jet production in next-to-leading order QCD. The EFT sheds light on the effect of a finite top quark mass as well as any Beyond-the-Standard Model (BSM) modifications of Higgs-gluon effective couplings. In the gluon channel, the accuracy of the heavy-top approximation for differential distributions arises from the non-interference between the helicity amplitudes of the G^3 h and G^2 h operators in the m_h < p_T limit at lowest order. Read More

The Higgs boson is produced at the LHC through gluon fusion at roughly the Standard Model rate. New colored fermions, which can contribute to $gg\rightarrow h$, must have vector-like interactions in order not to be in conflict with the experimentally measured rate. We examine the size of the corrections to single and double Higgs production from heavy vector-like fermions in $SU(2)_L$ singlets and doublets and search for regions of parameter space where double Higgs production is enhanced relative to the Standard Model prediction. Read More

Information transmission in cells occurs quite accurately even when concentration changes are "read" by individual target molecules. In this Letter we study molecule number fluctuations when molecules diffuse and react. We show that, for immobile binding sites, fluctuations in the number of bound molecules are averaged out on a relatively fast timescale due to correlations. Read More

If a new heavy particle phi is produced in association with the top quark in a hadron collider, the production cross section exhibits a collinear singularity of the form log(m_phi/m_t), which can be resummed by introducing a top quark parton distribution function (PDF). We reassess the necessity of such resummation in the context of a high energy pp collider. We find that the introduction of a top PDF typically has a small effect at sqrt(S) ~ 100 TeV due to three factors: 1) alpha_s at the scale mu = m_phi is quite small when log(m_phi/m_t) is large, 2) the Bjorken x << 1 for m_phi < ~10 TeV, and 3) the kinematic region where log(m_phi/m_t) >> 1 is suppressed by phase space. Read More

**Authors:**R. Brock, M. E. Peskin, K. Agashe, M. Artuso, J. Campbell, S. Dawson, R. Erbacher, C. Gerber, Y. Gershtein, A. Gritsan, K. Hatakeyama, J. Huston, A. Kotwal, H. Logan, M. Luty, K. Melnikov, M. Narain, M. Papucci, F. Petriello, S. Prell, J. Qian, R. Schwienhorst, C. Tully, R. Van Kooten, D. Wackeroth, L. Wang, D. Whiteson

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 3, on the Energy Frontier, discusses the program of research with high-energy colliders. Read More

Unsteady aerodynamic models are necessary to accurately simulate forces and develop feedback controllers for wings in agile motion; however, these models are often high dimensional or incompatible with modern control techniques. Recently, reduced-order unsteady aerodynamic models have been developed for a pitching and plunging airfoil by linearizing the discretized Navier-Stokes equation with lift-force output. In this work, we extend these reduced-order models to include multiple inputs (pitch, plunge, and surge) and explicit parameterization by the pitch-axis location, inspired by Theodorsen's model. Read More

We derive bounds from oblique parameters on the dimension-6 operators of an effective field theory of electroweak gauge bosons and the Higgs doublet. The loop- induced contributions to the S, T, and U oblique parameters are sensitive to these contributions and we pay particular attention to the role of renormalization when computing loop corrections in the effective theory. Limits on the coefficients of the effective theory from loop contributions to oblique parameters yield complementary information to direct Higgs production measurements. Read More

**Authors:**S. Dawson, A. Gritsan, H. Logan, J. Qian, C. Tully, R. Van Kooten, A. Ajaib, A. Anastassov, I. Anderson, D. Asner, O. Bake, V. Barger, T. Barklow, B. Batell, M. Battaglia, S. Berge, A. Blondel, S. Bolognesi, J. Brau, E. Brownson, M. Cahill-Rowley, C. Calancha-Paredes, C. -Y. Chen, W. Chou, R. Clare, D. Cline, N. Craig, K. Cranmer, M. de Gruttola, A. Elagin, R. Essig, L. Everett, E. Feng, K. Fujii, J. Gainer, Y. Gao, I. Gogoladze, S. Gori, R. Goncalo, N. Graf, C. Grojean, S. Guindon, H. Haber, T. Han, G. Hanson, R. Harnik, S. Heinemeyer, U. Heintz, J. Hewett, Y. Ilchenko, A. Ishikawa, A. Ismail, V. Jain, P. Janot, S. Kanemura, S. Kawada, R. Kehoe, M. Klute, A. Kotwal, K. Krueger, G. Kukartsev, K. Kumar, J. Kunkle, M. Kurata, I. Lewis, Y. Li, L. Linssen, E. Lipeles, R. Lipton, T. Liss, J. List, T. Liu, Z. Liu, I. Low, T. Ma, P. Mackenzie, B. Mellado, K. Melnikov, A. Miyamoto, G. Moortgat-Pick, G. Mourou, M. Narain, H. Neal, J. Nielsen, N. Okada, H. Okawa, J. Olsen, H. Ono, P. Onyisi, N. Parashar, M. Peskin, F. Petriello, T. Plehn, C. Pollard, C. Potter, K. Prokofiev, M. Rauch, T. Rizzo, T. Robens, V. Rodriguez, P. Roloff, R. Ruiz, V. Sanz, J. Sayre, Q. Shafi, G. Shaughnessy, M. Sher, F. Simon, N. Solyak, J. Strube, J. Stupak, S. Su, T. Suehara, T. Tanabe, T. Tajima, V. Telnov, J. Tian, S. Thomas, M. Thomson, K. Tsumura, C. Un, M. Velasco, C. Wagner, S. Wang, S. Watanuki, G. Weiglein, A. Whitbeck, K. Yagyu, W. Yao, H. Yokoya, S. Zenz, D. Zerwas, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhou

This report summarizes the work of the Energy Frontier Higgs Boson working group of the 2013 Community Summer Study (Snowmass). We identify the key elements of a precision Higgs physics program and document the physics potential of future experimental facilities as elucidated during the Snowmass study. We study Higgs couplings to gauge boson and fermion pairs, double Higgs production for the Higgs self-coupling, its quantum numbers and $CP$-mixing in Higgs couplings, the Higgs mass and total width, and prospects for direct searches for additional Higgs bosons in extensions of the Standard Model. Read More

Higgs production from gluon fusion is sensitive to the properties of heavy colored fermions and to the Yukawa couplings, (Y_F M_F)/v, of these particles to the Higgs boson. We compute the two--loop, ${\cal O}((Y_F M_F)^3/v^3)$ contributions of new high mass fermions to Higgs production. In the Standard Model, these contributions are part of the well-known electroweak corrections and are negligible. Read More

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^{1}Chair

This report summarizes the findings of the DPF Theory Panel which was formed with a goal of understanding the scientific problems and opportunities of the next decade, as well as the challenges involved in sustaining a first-class program in theoretical particle physics research in the United States. Read More

The next-to-leading order (NLO) QCD radiative corrections to W+W- production at hadron colliders are well understood. We combine NLO perturbative QCD calculations with soft-gluon resummation of threshold logarithms to find a next-to-next-to leading logarithmic (NNLL) prediction for the total cross section and the invariant mass distribution at the LHC. We also obtain approximate next-to-next-to-leading order (NNLO) results for the total W+W- cross section at the LHC which includes all contributions from the scale dependent leading singular terms. Read More

Since the discovery of a Higgs boson at the LHC and the measurement of many of its branching ratios, there have been numerous studies exploring the restrictions these results place on the parameter space of two Higgs doublet models. We extend these results to include the full data set and study the expected sensitivity that can be obtained with 300 and 3000 inverse femptobarn of integrated luminosity. We consider searches for a heavy Standard Model Higgs boson, with a mass ranging from 200 to 400 GeV, and show that the non-observation of such a Higgs boson can substantially narrow the allowed regions of parameter space in two Higgs doublet models. Read More

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^{1}BNL,

^{2}Monash U,

^{3}Iowa State U

The ATLAS and CMS collaborations have recently published new limits on CP conserving anomalous couplings from the $W\gamma$ and $Z\gamma$ production processes. We study the corresponding limits that can be placed on the CP violating anomalous couplings $\kappa_tilde_\gamma$ and $h^1_{\gamma, Z}$ at the LHC. We find that the process $pp --> W\gamma$ at 14 TeV can place the 95% CL limit $|\kappa_tilde_\gamma| <~ 0. Read More

We discuss the connections between the recently observed Higgs-like particle and rare B decays in the context of two Higgs doublet models (2HDMs). The measured decays of the Higgs boson to fermions and gauge bosons, along with the observation of the decay B_s -> \mu+ \mu-, place stringent restrictions on the allowed parameter space of 2 Higgs doublet models. Future measurements of h0 -> \gamma \gamma can potentially exclude type I 2HDMs, while the parameters of other 2HDMs are already severely restricted. Read More

In many new physics scenarios, the particle content of the Standard Model is extended and the Higgs couplings are modified, sometimes without affecting single Higgs production. We analyse two models with additional quarks. In these models, we compute double Higgs production from gluon fusion exactly at leading-order, and present analytical results in the heavy-quark mass ap- proximation. Read More

Fixed-order QCD radiative corrections to the vector-boson and Higgs associated production channels, pp -> VH (V=W, Z), at hadron colliders are well understood. We combine higher order perturbative QCD calculations with soft-gluon resummation of both threshold logarithms and logarithms which are important at low transverse momentum of the VH pair. We study the effects of both types of logarithms on the scale dependence of the total cross section and on various kinematic distributions. Read More

Many models of Beyond the Standard Model physics involve heavy colored fermions. We study models where the new fermions have vector interactions and examine the connection between electroweak precision measurements and Higgs production. In particular, for parameters which are allowed by precision measurements, we show that the gluon fusion Higgs cross section and the Higgs decay branching ratios must be close to those predicted by the Standard Model. Read More

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

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^{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

In the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model, the effective b quark Yukawa coupling to the lightest neutral Higgs boson is enhanced. Therefore, the associated production of the lightest Higgs boson with a b quark is an important discovery channel. We consider the SUSY QCD contributions from squarks and gluinos and discuss the decoupling properties of these effects. Read More

The associated production of a Higgs boson with a b quark is a discovery channel for the lightest MSSM neutral Higgs boson. We consider the SUSY QCD contributions from squarks and gluinos and discuss the decoupling properties of these effects. A detailed comparison of our exact order(alpha_s) results with those of a widely used effective Lagrangian approach, the \Delta_b approximation, is presented. 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

**Affiliations:**

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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

The associated production of a Higgs boson with a b quark is a discovery mode for an MSSM Higgs boson at large tan beta. We present updates on the production rate at the LHC, along with a discussion of the importance of the SQCD corrections from squark and gluino loops. We also discuss the purely electroweak contributions. Read More

We consider the effects of a fourth generation of chiral fermions within the MSSM. Such a model offers the possibility of having the lightest neutral Higgs boson significantly heavier than in the three generation MSSM. The model is highly constrained by precision electroweak data, along with Higgs searches at the Tevatron. Read More

In models with an enhanced coupling of the Higgs boson to the bottom quark, the dominant production mechanism in hadronic collisions is often the partonic sub-process, bg ->bH. We derive the weak corrections to this process and show that they can be accurately approximated by an "Improved Born Approximation". At the Tevatron, these corrections are negligible and are dwarfed by PDF and scale uncertainties for M_H < 200 GeV. Read More

**Authors:**P. Nath, B. D. Nelson, H. Davoudiasl, B. Dutta, D. Feldman, Z. Liu, T. Han, P. Langacker, R. Mohapatra, J. Valle, A. Pilaftsis, D. Zerwas, S. AbdusSalam, C. Adam-Bourdarios, J. A. Aguilar-Saavedra, B. Allanach, B. Altunkaynak, L. A. Anchordoqui, H. Baer, B. Bajc, O. Buchmueller, M. Carena, R. Cavanaugh, S. Chang, K. Choi, C. Csaki, S. Dawson, F. de Campos, A. De Roeck, M. Duhrssen, O. J. P. Eboli, J. R. Ellis, H. Flacher, H. Goldberg, W. Grimus, U. Haisch, S. Heinemeyer, M. Hirsch, M. Holmes, T. Ibrahim, G. Isidori, G. Kane, K. Kong, R. Lafaye, G. Landsberg, L. Lavoura, J. S. Lee, S. J. Lee, M. Lisanti, D. Lust, M. B. Magro, R. Mahbubani, M. Malinsky, F. Maltoni, S. Morisi, M. M. Muhlleitner, B. Mukhopadhyaya, M. Neubert, K. A. Olive, G. Perez, P. Fileviez Perez, T. Plehn, E. Ponton, W. Porod, F. Quevedo, M. Rauch, D. Restrepo, T. G. Rizzo, J. C. Romao, F. J. Ronga, J. Santiago, J. Schechter, G. Senjanovic, J. Shao, M. Spira, S. Stieberger, Z. Sullivan, T. M. P. Tait, X. Tata, T. R. Taylor, M. Toharia, J. Wacker, C. E. M. Wagner, L. -T. Wang, G. Weiglein, D. Zeppenfeld, K. Zurek

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

The Large Hadron Collider presents an unprecedented opportunity to probe the realm of new physics in the TeV region and shed light on some of the core unresolved issues of particle physics. These include the nature of electroweak symmetry breaking, the origin of mass, the possible constituent of cold dark matter, new sources of CP violation needed to explain the baryon excess in the universe, the possible existence of extra gauge groups and extra matter, and importantly the path Nature chooses to resolve the hierarchy problem - is it supersymmetry or extra dimensions. Many models of new physics beyond the standard model contain a hidden sector which can be probed at the LHC. 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 consider models with multiple Higgs scalar gauge singlets and the resulting restrictions on the parameters from precision electroweak measurements. In these models, the scalar singlets mix with the SU(2) Higgs doublet, potentially leading to reduced couplings of the scalars to fermions and gauge bosons relative to the Standard Model Higgs boson couplings. Such models can make the Higgs sector difficult to explore at the LHC. Read More

**Affiliations:**

^{1}BNL

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

In these lectures, I review the status of the electroweak sector of the Standard Model, with an emphasis on the importance of radiative corrections and searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson. A discussion of the special role of the TeV energy scale in electroweak physics is included. Read More

We compute the leading chiral-logarithmic corrections to the S parameter in the four-site Higgsless model. In addition to the usual electroweak gauge bosons of the Standard Model, this model contains two sets of heavy charged and neutral gauge bosons. In the continuum limit, the latter gauge bosons can be identified with the first excited Kaluza-Klein states of the W^\pm and Z bosons of a warped extra-dimensional model with an SU(2)_L \times SU(2)_R \times U(1)_X bulk gauge symmetry. Read More

Electroweak precision data has been extensively used to constrain models containing physics beyond that of the Standard Model. When the model contains Higgs scalars in representations other than SU(2) singlets or doublets, and hence rho not equal to one at tree level, a correct renormalization scheme requires more inputs than the three needed for the Standard Model. We discuss the connection between the renormalization of models with Higgs triplets and the decoupling properties of the models as the mass scale for the scalar triplet field becomes much larger than the electroweak scale. Read More

**Authors:**S. Dawson, M. Grazzini, A. Nikitenko, M. Schumacher, N. E. Adam, T. Aziz, J. R. Andersen, A. Belyaev, T. Binoth, S. Catani, M. Ciccolini, J. E. Cole, S. Dawson, A. Denner, S. Dittmaier, A. Djouadi, M. Drees, U. Ellwanger, C. Englert, T. Figy, E. Gabrielli, D. Giordano, S. Gleyzer, R. Godbole, M. Grazzini, S. Greder, V. Halyo, M. Hashemi, S. Heinemeyer, G. Heinrich, M. Herquet, S. Hesselbach, C. Hugonie, C. B. Jackson, N. Kauer, R. Kinnunen, S. F. King, S. Lehti, F. Maltoni, B. Mele, P. Mertsch, M. Moretti, S. Moretti, M. Muhlleitner, A. K. Nayak, A. Nikitenko, C. Oleari, F. Piccinini, R. Pittau, J. Rathsman, I. Rottlaender, C. H. Shepherd-Themistocleous, M. Schumacher, J. M. Smillie, A. Sopczak, M. Spira, M. Takahashi, A. M. Teixeira, I. R. Tomalin, M. Vazquez Acosta, G. Weiglein, C. D. White, D. Zeppenfeld

**Category:**High Energy Physics - Phenomenology

Report of the Working Group on Higgs Bosons for the Workshop, ``Physics at TeV Colliders'', Les Houches, France, 11-29 June, 2007. Read More

We present a complete next-to-leading order (NLO) calculation for the total cross section for inclusive Higgs pair production via bottom-quark fusion at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM) and the minimal supergravity model (mSUGRA). We emphasize the contributions of squark and gluino loops (SQCD) and the decoupling properties of our results for heavy squark and gluino masses. The enhanced couplings of the b quark to the Higgs bosons in supersymmetric models with large tanb yield large NLO SQCD corrections in some regions of parameter space. Read More

The associated production of a Higgs boson with a b quark is a discovery mode for an MSSM Higgs boson at large tan beta. We compute the SUSY QCD corrections from gluino and squark loops to this process and combine them with the order alpha_s^2 NLO QCD corrections to obtain reliable predictions for the rate. Finally, we compare our results with an effective Lagrangian approximation which includes only the low energy corrections from squark and gluino loops to the b- bbar- Higgs vertices. Read More

We present a catalog of 59 z=4.5 Lyman alpha emitting galaxies spectroscopically confirmed in a campaign of Keck/DEIMOS follow-up observations to candidates selected in the Large Area Lyman Alpha (LALA) narrow-band imaging survey. We targeted 97 candidates for spectroscopic follow-up; by accounting for the variety of conditions under which we performed spectroscopy, we estimate a selection reliability of about 76%. Read More

Recently, Higgsless models have proven to be viable alternatives to the Standard Model (SM) and supersymmetric models in describing the breaking of the electroweak symmetry. Whether extra-dimensional in nature or their deconstructed counterparts, the physical spectrum of these models typically consists of ``towers'' of massive vector gauge bosons which carry the same quantum numbers as the SM W and Z. In this paper, we calculate the one-loop, chiral-logarithmic corrections to the S and T parameters from the lightest (i. Read More