7-11 July 2014
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
<a href="http://events.saip.org.za/internalPage.py?pageId=16&confId=34"><font color=#0000ff>SAIP2014 Proceedings published on 17 April 2015</font></a>

Evidence for Higgs Boson Decays to Tau Lepton Pairs from the ATLAS Experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider

10 Jul 2014, 14:00
20m
D Les 101

D Les 101

Oral Presentation Track B - Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics NPRP

Speaker

Mr Kieran Bristow (University of the Witwatersrand)

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Main supervisor (name and email)<br>and his / her institution

Trevor Vickey

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The results from a search for the Higgs boson with a mass of about 125 GeV decaying into a pair of tau leptons is reported. The analysis, exploiting all tau lepton decay combinations (hadronic and leptonic), is based on a proton-proton collision data sample collected by the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider and corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 20.3 fb-1 recorded at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV. Evidence for the existence of Higgs boson decays to pairs of tau leptons, consistent with Standard Model expectations, is shown.

Primary authors

Mr Kieran Bristow (University of the Witwatersrand) Dr Trevor Vickey (University of the Witwatersrand)

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