EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 49, 2013HCP 2012 – Hadron Collider Physics Symposium 2012
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Published online||20 May 2013|
Search for a Higgs boson produced in the vector boson fusion process in the diphoton channel with the ATLAS experiment
LAPP, CNRS/IN2P3 and University of Savoie, Annecy-le-Vieux, France
a e-mail: Elisabeth.Petit@cern.ch
Details of the production of the new particle discovered by the ATLAS experiment at the LHC in the mass region of mH = 126 GeV in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson at √s = 7 TeV and 8 TeV are presented. The addition of a category enriched in vector boson fusion events in the H → γγ search allows to increase the sensitivity of the search of a Standard Model Higgs boson. It also allows to separate better between gluon fusion and vector boson production modes, thus giving a first insight to the couplings of this newly discovered boson.
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