Constraints on models for the higgs boson with exotic spin and parity in VH →vb b ¯ final states

V. M. Abazov, B. Abbott, B. S. Acharya, M. Adams, T. Adams, J. P. Agnew, G. D. Alexeev, G. Alkhazov, A. Alton, A. Askew, S. Atkins, K. Augsten, C. Avila, F. Badaud, L. Bagby, B. Baldin, D. V. Bandurin, S. Banerjee, E. Barberis, P. BaringerJ. F. Bartlett, U. Bassler, V. Bazterra, A. Bean, M. Begalli, L. Bellantoni, S. B. Beri, G. Bernardi, R. Bernhard, I. Bertram, M. Besançon, R. Beuselinck, P. C. Bhat, S. Bhatia, V. Bhatnagar, G. Blazey, S. Blessing, K. Bloom, A. Boehnlein, D. Boline, E. E. Boos, G. Borissov, M. Borysova, A. Brandt, O. Brandt, R. Brock, A. Bross, D. Brown, X. B. Bu, M. Buehler, V. Buescher, V. Bunichev, S. Burdin, C. P. Buszello, E. Camacho-Pérez, B. C K Casey, H. Castilla-Valdez, S. Caughron, S. Chakrabarti, K. M. Chan, A. Chandra, E. Chapon, G. Chen, S. W. Cho, S. Choi, B. Choudhary, S. Cihangir, D. Claes, J. Clutter, M. Cooke, W. E. Cooper, M. Corcoran, F. Couderc, M. C. Cousinou, D. Cutts, A. Das, G. Davies, S. J. De Jong, E. De La Cruz-Burelo, F. Déliot, R. Demina, D. Denisov, S. P. Denisov, S. Desai, C. Deterre, K. Devaughan, H. T. Diehl, M. Diesburg, P. F. Ding, A. Dominguez, A. Dubey, L. V. Dudko, A. Duperrin, S. Dutt, M. Eads, D. Edmunds, J. Ellison, V. D. Elvira, Y. Enari, H. Evans, V. N. Evdokimov, A. Fauré, L. Feng, T. Ferbel, F. Fiedler, F. Filthaut, W. Fisher, H. E. Fisk, M. Fortner, H. Fox, S. Fuess, P. H. Garbincius, A. Garcia-Bellido, J. A. García-González, V. Gavrilov, W. Geng, C. E. Gerber, Y. Gershtein, G. Ginther, O. Gogota, G. Golovanov, P. D. Grannis, S. Greder, H. Greenlee, G. Grenier, Ph Gris, J. F. Grivaz, A. Grohsjean, S. Grünendahl, M. W. Grünewald, T. Guillemin, G. Gutierrez, P. Gutierrez, J. Haley, L. Han, K. Harder, A. Harel, J. M. Hauptman, J. Hays, T. Head, T. Hebbeker, D. Hedin, H. Hegab, A. P. Heinson, U. Heintz, C. Hensel, I. Heredia-De La Cruz, K. Herner, G. Hesketh, M. D. Hildreth, R. Hirosky, T. Hoang, J. D. Hobbs, B. Hoeneisen, J. Hogan, M. Hohlfeld, J. L. Holzbauer, I. Howley, Z. Hubacek, V. Hynek, I. Iashvili, Y. Ilchenko, R. Illingworth, A. S. Ito, S. Jabeen, M. Jaffré, A. Jayasinghe, M. S. Jeong, R. Jesik, P. Jiang, Kenneth A Johns, E. Johnson, M. Johnson, A. Jonckheere, P. Jonsson, J. Joshi, A. W. Jung, A. Juste, E. Kajfasz, D. Karmanov, I. Katsanos, R. Kehoe, S. Kermiche, N. Khalatyan, A. Khanov, A. Kharchilava, Y. N. Kharzheev, I. Kiselevich, J. M. Kohli, A. V. Kozelov, J. Kraus, A. Kumar, A. Kupco, T. Kurča, V. A. Kuzmin, S. Lammers, P. Lebrun, H. S. Lee, S. W. Lee, W. M. Lee, X. Lei, J. Lellouch, D. Li, H. Li, L. Li, Q. Z. Li, J. K. Lim, D. Lincoln, J. Linnemann, V. V. Lipaev, R. Lipton, H. Liu, Y. Liu, A. Lobodenko, M. Lokajicek, R. Lopes De Sa, R. Luna-Garcia, A. L. Lyon, A. K A Maciel, R. Madar, R. Magaña-Villalba, S. Malik, V. L. Malyshev, J. Mansour, J. Martínez-Ortega, R. McCarthy, C. L. McGivern, M. M. Meijer, A. Melnitchouk, D. Menezes, P. G. Mercadante, M. Merkin, A. Meyer, J. Meyer, F. Miconi, N. K. Mondal, M. Mulhearn, E. Nagy, M. Narain, R. Nayyar, H. A. Neal, J. P. Negret, P. Neustroev, H. T. Nguyen, T. Nunnemann, J. Orduna, N. Osman, J. Osta, A. Pal, N. Parashar, V. Parihar, S. K. Park, R. Partridge, N. Parua, A. Patwa, B. Penning, M. Perfilov, Y. Peters, K. Petridis, G. Petrillo, P. Pétroff, M. A. Pleier, V. M. Podstavkov, A. V. Popov, M. Prewitt, D. Price, N. Prokopenko, J. Qian, A. Quadt, B. Quinn, P. N. Ratoff, I. Razumov, I. Ripp-Baudot, F. Rizatdinova, M. Rominsky, A. Ross, C. Royon, P. Rubinov, R. Ruchti, G. Sajot, A. Sánchez-Hernández, M. P. Sanders, A. S. Santos, G. Savage, M. Savitskyi, L. Sawyer, T. Scanlon, R. D. Schamberger, Y. Scheglov, H. Schellman, C. Schwanenberger, R. Schwienhorst, J. Sekaric, H. Severini, E. Shabalina, V. Shary, S. Shaw, A. A. Shchukin, V. Simak, P. Skubic, P. Slattery, D. Smirnov, G. R. Snow, J. Snow, S. Snyder, S. Söldner-Rembold, L. Sonnenschein, K. Soustruznik, J. Stark, D. A. Stoyanova, M. Strauss, L. Suter, P. Svoisky, M. Titov, V. V. Tokmenin, Y. T. Tsai, D. Tsybychev, B. Tuchming, C. Tully, L. Uvarov, S. Uvarov, S. Uzunyan, R. Van Kooten, W. M. Van Leeuwen, N. Varelas, Erich W Varnes, I. A. Vasilyev, A. Y. Verkheev, L. S. Vertogradov, M. Verzocchi, M. Vesterinen, D. Vilanova, P. Vokac, H. D. Wahl, M. H L S Wang, J. Warchol, G. Watts, M. Wayne, J. Weichert, L. Welty-Rieger, M. R J Williams, G. W. Wilson, M. Wobisch, D. R. Wood, T. R. Wyatt, Y. Xie, R. Yamada, S. Yang, T. Yasuda, Y. A. Yatsunenko, W. Ye, Z. Ye, H. Yin, K. Yip, S. W. Youn, J. M. Yu, J. Zennamo, T. G. Zhao, B. Zhou, J. Zhu, M. Zielinski, D. Zieminska, L. Zivkovic

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We present constraints on models containing non-standard-model values for the spin J and parity P of the Higgs boson H in up to 9.7fb-1 of pp¯ collisions at s=1.96TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. These are the first studies of Higgs boson JP with fermions in the final state. In the ZH→ bb¯, WH→ νbb¯, and ZH→ννbb¯ final states, we compare the standard model (SM) Higgs boson prediction, JP=0+, with two alternative hypotheses, JP=0- and JP=2+. We use a likelihood ratio to quantify the degree to which our data are incompatible with non-SM JP predictions for a range of possible production rates. Assuming that the production rate in the signal models considered is equal to the SM prediction, we reject the JP=0- and JP=2+ hypotheses at the 97.6% CL and at the 99.0% CL, respectively. The expected exclusion sensitivity for a JP=0- (JP=2+) state is at the 99.86% (99.94%) CL. Under the hypothesis that our data are the result of a combination of the SM-like Higgs boson and either a JP=0- or a JP=2+ signal, we exclude a JP=0- fraction above 0.80 and a JP=2+ fraction above 0.67 at the 95% CL. The expected exclusion covers JP=0- (JP=2+) fractions above 0.54 (0.47).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number161802
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume113
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 16 2014

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Abazov, V. M., Abbott, B., Acharya, B. S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Agnew, J. P., ... Zivkovic, L. (2014). Constraints on models for the higgs boson with exotic spin and parity in VH →vb b ¯ final states. Physical Review Letters, 113(16), [161802]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.161802

Constraints on models for the higgs boson with exotic spin and parity in VH →vb b ¯ final states. / Abazov, V. M.; Abbott, B.; Acharya, B. S.; Adams, M.; Adams, T.; Agnew, J. P.; Alexeev, G. D.; Alkhazov, G.; Alton, A.; Askew, A.; Atkins, S.; Augsten, K.; Avila, C.; Badaud, F.; Bagby, L.; Baldin, B.; Bandurin, D. V.; Banerjee, S.; Barberis, E.; Baringer, P.; Bartlett, J. F.; Bassler, U.; Bazterra, V.; Bean, A.; Begalli, M.; Bellantoni, L.; Beri, S. B.; Bernardi, G.; Bernhard, R.; Bertram, I.; Besançon, M.; Beuselinck, R.; Bhat, P. C.; Bhatia, S.; Bhatnagar, V.; Blazey, G.; Blessing, S.; Bloom, K.; Boehnlein, A.; Boline, D.; Boos, E. E.; Borissov, G.; Borysova, M.; Brandt, A.; Brandt, O.; Brock, R.; Bross, A.; Brown, D.; Bu, X. B.; Buehler, M.; Buescher, V.; Bunichev, V.; Burdin, S.; Buszello, C. P.; Camacho-Pérez, E.; Casey, B. C K; Castilla-Valdez, H.; Caughron, S.; Chakrabarti, S.; Chan, K. M.; Chandra, A.; Chapon, E.; Chen, G.; Cho, S. W.; Choi, S.; Choudhary, B.; Cihangir, S.; Claes, D.; Clutter, J.; Cooke, M.; Cooper, W. E.; Corcoran, M.; Couderc, F.; Cousinou, M. C.; Cutts, D.; Das, A.; Davies, G.; De Jong, S. J.; De La Cruz-Burelo, E.; Déliot, F.; Demina, R.; Denisov, D.; Denisov, S. P.; Desai, S.; Deterre, C.; Devaughan, K.; Diehl, H. T.; Diesburg, M.; Ding, P. F.; Dominguez, A.; Dubey, A.; Dudko, L. V.; Duperrin, A.; Dutt, S.; Eads, M.; Edmunds, D.; Ellison, J.; Elvira, V. D.; Enari, Y.; Evans, H.; Evdokimov, V. N.; Fauré, A.; Feng, L.; Ferbel, T.; Fiedler, F.; Filthaut, F.; Fisher, W.; Fisk, H. E.; Fortner, M.; Fox, H.; Fuess, S.; Garbincius, P. H.; Garcia-Bellido, A.; García-González, J. A.; Gavrilov, V.; Geng, W.; Gerber, C. E.; Gershtein, Y.; Ginther, G.; Gogota, O.; Golovanov, G.; Grannis, P. D.; Greder, S.; Greenlee, H.; Grenier, G.; Gris, Ph; Grivaz, J. F.; Grohsjean, A.; Grünendahl, S.; Grünewald, M. W.; Guillemin, T.; Gutierrez, G.; Gutierrez, P.; Haley, J.; Han, L.; Harder, K.; Harel, A.; Hauptman, J. M.; Hays, J.; Head, T.; Hebbeker, T.; Hedin, D.; Hegab, H.; Heinson, A. P.; Heintz, U.; Hensel, C.; Heredia-De La Cruz, I.; Herner, K.; Hesketh, G.; Hildreth, M. D.; Hirosky, R.; Hoang, T.; Hobbs, J. D.; Hoeneisen, B.; Hogan, J.; Hohlfeld, M.; Holzbauer, J. L.; Howley, I.; Hubacek, Z.; Hynek, V.; Iashvili, I.; Ilchenko, Y.; Illingworth, R.; Ito, A. S.; Jabeen, S.; Jaffré, M.; Jayasinghe, A.; Jeong, M. S.; Jesik, R.; Jiang, P.; Johns, Kenneth A; Johnson, E.; Johnson, M.; Jonckheere, A.; Jonsson, P.; Joshi, J.; Jung, A. W.; Juste, A.; Kajfasz, E.; Karmanov, D.; Katsanos, I.; Kehoe, R.; Kermiche, S.; Khalatyan, N.; Khanov, A.; Kharchilava, A.; Kharzheev, Y. N.; Kiselevich, I.; Kohli, J. M.; Kozelov, A. V.; Kraus, J.; Kumar, A.; Kupco, A.; Kurča, T.; Kuzmin, V. A.; Lammers, S.; Lebrun, P.; Lee, H. S.; Lee, S. W.; Lee, W. M.; Lei, X.; Lellouch, J.; Li, D.; Li, H.; Li, L.; Li, Q. Z.; Lim, J. K.; Lincoln, D.; Linnemann, J.; Lipaev, V. V.; Lipton, R.; Liu, H.; Liu, Y.; Lobodenko, A.; Lokajicek, M.; Lopes De Sa, R.; Luna-Garcia, R.; Lyon, A. L.; Maciel, A. K A; Madar, R.; Magaña-Villalba, R.; Malik, S.; Malyshev, V. L.; Mansour, J.; Martínez-Ortega, J.; McCarthy, R.; McGivern, C. L.; Meijer, M. M.; Melnitchouk, A.; Menezes, D.; Mercadante, P. G.; Merkin, M.; Meyer, A.; Meyer, J.; Miconi, F.; Mondal, N. K.; Mulhearn, M.; Nagy, E.; Narain, M.; Nayyar, R.; Neal, H. A.; Negret, J. P.; Neustroev, P.; Nguyen, H. T.; Nunnemann, T.; Orduna, J.; Osman, N.; Osta, J.; Pal, A.; Parashar, N.; Parihar, V.; Park, S. K.; Partridge, R.; Parua, N.; Patwa, A.; Penning, B.; Perfilov, M.; Peters, Y.; Petridis, K.; Petrillo, G.; Pétroff, P.; Pleier, M. A.; Podstavkov, V. M.; Popov, A. V.; Prewitt, M.; Price, D.; Prokopenko, N.; Qian, J.; Quadt, A.; Quinn, B.; Ratoff, P. N.; Razumov, I.; Ripp-Baudot, I.; Rizatdinova, F.; Rominsky, M.; Ross, A.; Royon, C.; Rubinov, P.; Ruchti, R.; Sajot, G.; Sánchez-Hernández, A.; Sanders, M. P.; Santos, A. S.; Savage, G.; Savitskyi, M.; Sawyer, L.; Scanlon, T.; Schamberger, R. D.; Scheglov, Y.; Schellman, H.; Schwanenberger, C.; Schwienhorst, R.; Sekaric, J.; Severini, H.; Shabalina, E.; Shary, V.; Shaw, S.; Shchukin, A. A.; Simak, V.; Skubic, P.; Slattery, P.; Smirnov, D.; Snow, G. R.; Snow, J.; Snyder, S.; Söldner-Rembold, S.; Sonnenschein, L.; Soustruznik, K.; Stark, J.; Stoyanova, D. A.; Strauss, M.; Suter, L.; Svoisky, P.; Titov, M.; Tokmenin, V. V.; Tsai, Y. T.; Tsybychev, D.; Tuchming, B.; Tully, C.; Uvarov, L.; Uvarov, S.; Uzunyan, S.; Van Kooten, R.; Van Leeuwen, W. M.; Varelas, N.; Varnes, Erich W; Vasilyev, I. A.; Verkheev, A. Y.; Vertogradov, L. S.; Verzocchi, M.; Vesterinen, M.; Vilanova, D.; Vokac, P.; Wahl, H. D.; Wang, M. H L S; Warchol, J.; Watts, G.; Wayne, M.; Weichert, J.; Welty-Rieger, L.; Williams, M. R J; Wilson, G. W.; Wobisch, M.; Wood, D. R.; Wyatt, T. R.; Xie, Y.; Yamada, R.; Yang, S.; Yasuda, T.; Yatsunenko, Y. A.; Ye, W.; Ye, Z.; Yin, H.; Yip, K.; Youn, S. W.; Yu, J. M.; Zennamo, J.; Zhao, T. G.; Zhou, B.; Zhu, J.; Zielinski, M.; Zieminska, D.; Zivkovic, L.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 113, No. 16, 161802, 16.10.2014.

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Abazov, V. M. ; Abbott, B. ; Acharya, B. S. ; Adams, M. ; Adams, T. ; Agnew, J. P. ; Alexeev, G. D. ; Alkhazov, G. ; Alton, A. ; Askew, A. ; Atkins, S. ; Augsten, K. ; Avila, C. ; Badaud, F. ; Bagby, L. ; Baldin, B. ; Bandurin, D. V. ; Banerjee, S. ; Barberis, E. ; Baringer, P. ; Bartlett, J. F. ; Bassler, U. ; Bazterra, V. ; Bean, A. ; Begalli, M. ; Bellantoni, L. ; Beri, S. B. ; Bernardi, G. ; Bernhard, R. ; Bertram, I. ; Besançon, M. ; Beuselinck, R. ; Bhat, P. C. ; Bhatia, S. ; Bhatnagar, V. ; Blazey, G. ; Blessing, S. ; Bloom, K. ; Boehnlein, A. ; Boline, D. ; Boos, E. E. ; Borissov, G. ; Borysova, M. ; Brandt, A. ; Brandt, O. ; Brock, R. ; Bross, A. ; Brown, D. ; Bu, X. B. ; Buehler, M. ; Buescher, V. ; Bunichev, V. ; Burdin, S. ; Buszello, C. P. ; Camacho-Pérez, E. ; Casey, B. C K ; Castilla-Valdez, H. ; Caughron, S. ; Chakrabarti, S. ; Chan, K. M. ; Chandra, A. ; Chapon, E. ; Chen, G. ; Cho, S. W. ; Choi, S. ; Choudhary, B. ; Cihangir, S. ; Claes, D. ; Clutter, J. ; Cooke, M. ; Cooper, W. E. ; Corcoran, M. ; Couderc, F. ; Cousinou, M. C. ; Cutts, D. ; Das, A. ; Davies, G. ; De Jong, S. J. ; De La Cruz-Burelo, E. ; Déliot, F. ; Demina, R. ; Denisov, D. ; Denisov, S. P. ; Desai, S. ; Deterre, C. ; Devaughan, K. ; Diehl, H. T. ; Diesburg, M. ; Ding, P. F. ; Dominguez, A. ; Dubey, A. ; Dudko, L. V. ; Duperrin, A. ; Dutt, S. ; Eads, M. ; Edmunds, D. ; Ellison, J. ; Elvira, V. D. ; Enari, Y. ; Evans, H. ; Evdokimov, V. N. ; Fauré, A. ; Feng, L. ; Ferbel, T. ; Fiedler, F. ; Filthaut, F. ; Fisher, W. ; Fisk, H. E. ; Fortner, M. ; Fox, H. ; Fuess, S. ; Garbincius, P. H. ; Garcia-Bellido, A. ; García-González, J. A. ; Gavrilov, V. ; Geng, W. ; Gerber, C. E. ; Gershtein, Y. ; Ginther, G. ; Gogota, O. ; Golovanov, G. ; Grannis, P. D. ; Greder, S. ; Greenlee, H. ; Grenier, G. ; Gris, Ph ; Grivaz, J. F. ; Grohsjean, A. ; Grünendahl, S. ; Grünewald, M. W. ; Guillemin, T. ; Gutierrez, G. ; Gutierrez, P. ; Haley, J. ; Han, L. ; Harder, K. ; Harel, A. ; Hauptman, J. M. ; Hays, J. ; Head, T. ; Hebbeker, T. ; Hedin, D. ; Hegab, H. ; Heinson, A. P. ; Heintz, U. ; Hensel, C. ; Heredia-De La Cruz, I. ; Herner, K. ; Hesketh, G. ; Hildreth, M. D. ; Hirosky, R. ; Hoang, T. ; Hobbs, J. D. ; Hoeneisen, B. ; Hogan, J. ; Hohlfeld, M. ; Holzbauer, J. L. ; Howley, I. ; Hubacek, Z. ; Hynek, V. ; Iashvili, I. ; Ilchenko, Y. ; Illingworth, R. ; Ito, A. S. ; Jabeen, S. ; Jaffré, M. ; Jayasinghe, A. ; Jeong, M. S. ; Jesik, R. ; Jiang, P. ; Johns, Kenneth A ; Johnson, E. ; Johnson, M. ; Jonckheere, A. ; Jonsson, P. ; Joshi, J. ; Jung, A. W. ; Juste, A. ; Kajfasz, E. ; Karmanov, D. ; Katsanos, I. ; Kehoe, R. ; Kermiche, S. ; Khalatyan, N. ; Khanov, A. ; Kharchilava, A. ; Kharzheev, Y. N. ; Kiselevich, I. ; Kohli, J. M. ; Kozelov, A. V. ; Kraus, J. ; Kumar, A. ; Kupco, A. ; Kurča, T. ; Kuzmin, V. A. ; Lammers, S. ; Lebrun, P. ; Lee, H. S. ; Lee, S. W. ; Lee, W. M. ; Lei, X. ; Lellouch, J. ; Li, D. ; Li, H. ; Li, L. ; Li, Q. Z. ; Lim, J. K. ; Lincoln, D. ; Linnemann, J. ; Lipaev, V. V. ; Lipton, R. ; Liu, H. ; Liu, Y. ; Lobodenko, A. ; Lokajicek, M. ; Lopes De Sa, R. ; Luna-Garcia, R. ; Lyon, A. L. ; Maciel, A. K A ; Madar, R. ; Magaña-Villalba, R. ; Malik, S. ; Malyshev, V. L. ; Mansour, J. ; Martínez-Ortega, J. ; McCarthy, R. ; McGivern, C. L. ; Meijer, M. M. ; Melnitchouk, A. ; Menezes, D. ; Mercadante, P. G. ; Merkin, M. ; Meyer, A. ; Meyer, J. ; Miconi, F. ; Mondal, N. K. ; Mulhearn, M. ; Nagy, E. ; Narain, M. ; Nayyar, R. ; Neal, H. A. ; Negret, J. P. ; Neustroev, P. ; Nguyen, H. T. ; Nunnemann, T. ; Orduna, J. ; Osman, N. ; Osta, J. ; Pal, A. ; Parashar, N. ; Parihar, V. ; Park, S. K. ; Partridge, R. ; Parua, N. ; Patwa, A. ; Penning, B. ; Perfilov, M. ; Peters, Y. ; Petridis, K. ; Petrillo, G. ; Pétroff, P. ; Pleier, M. A. ; Podstavkov, V. M. ; Popov, A. V. ; Prewitt, M. ; Price, D. ; Prokopenko, N. ; Qian, J. ; Quadt, A. ; Quinn, B. ; Ratoff, P. N. ; Razumov, I. ; Ripp-Baudot, I. ; Rizatdinova, F. ; Rominsky, M. ; Ross, A. ; Royon, C. ; Rubinov, P. ; Ruchti, R. ; Sajot, G. ; Sánchez-Hernández, A. ; Sanders, M. P. ; Santos, A. S. ; Savage, G. ; Savitskyi, M. ; Sawyer, L. ; Scanlon, T. ; Schamberger, R. D. ; Scheglov, Y. ; Schellman, H. ; Schwanenberger, C. ; Schwienhorst, R. ; Sekaric, J. ; Severini, H. ; Shabalina, E. ; Shary, V. ; Shaw, S. ; Shchukin, A. A. ; Simak, V. ; Skubic, P. ; Slattery, P. ; Smirnov, D. ; Snow, G. R. ; Snow, J. ; Snyder, S. ; Söldner-Rembold, S. ; Sonnenschein, L. ; Soustruznik, K. ; Stark, J. ; Stoyanova, D. A. ; Strauss, M. ; Suter, L. ; Svoisky, P. ; Titov, M. ; Tokmenin, V. V. ; Tsai, Y. T. ; Tsybychev, D. ; Tuchming, B. ; Tully, C. ; Uvarov, L. ; Uvarov, S. ; Uzunyan, S. ; Van Kooten, R. ; Van Leeuwen, W. M. ; Varelas, N. ; Varnes, Erich W ; Vasilyev, I. A. ; Verkheev, A. Y. ; Vertogradov, L. S. ; Verzocchi, M. ; Vesterinen, M. ; Vilanova, D. ; Vokac, P. ; Wahl, H. D. ; Wang, M. H L S ; Warchol, J. ; Watts, G. ; Wayne, M. ; Weichert, J. ; Welty-Rieger, L. ; Williams, M. R J ; Wilson, G. W. ; Wobisch, M. ; Wood, D. R. ; Wyatt, T. R. ; Xie, Y. ; Yamada, R. ; Yang, S. ; Yasuda, T. ; Yatsunenko, Y. A. ; Ye, W. ; Ye, Z. ; Yin, H. ; Yip, K. ; Youn, S. W. ; Yu, J. M. ; Zennamo, J. ; Zhao, T. G. ; Zhou, B. ; Zhu, J. ; Zielinski, M. ; Zieminska, D. ; Zivkovic, L. / Constraints on models for the higgs boson with exotic spin and parity in VH →vb b ¯ final states. In: Physical Review Letters. 2014 ; Vol. 113, No. 16.
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title = "Constraints on models for the higgs boson with exotic spin and parity in VH →vb b ¯ final states",
abstract = "We present constraints on models containing non-standard-model values for the spin J and parity P of the Higgs boson H in up to 9.7fb-1 of pp¯ collisions at s=1.96TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. These are the first studies of Higgs boson JP with fermions in the final state. In the ZH→ bb¯, WH→ νbb¯, and ZH→ννbb¯ final states, we compare the standard model (SM) Higgs boson prediction, JP=0+, with two alternative hypotheses, JP=0- and JP=2+. We use a likelihood ratio to quantify the degree to which our data are incompatible with non-SM JP predictions for a range of possible production rates. Assuming that the production rate in the signal models considered is equal to the SM prediction, we reject the JP=0- and JP=2+ hypotheses at the 97.6{\%} CL and at the 99.0{\%} CL, respectively. The expected exclusion sensitivity for a JP=0- (JP=2+) state is at the 99.86{\%} (99.94{\%}) CL. Under the hypothesis that our data are the result of a combination of the SM-like Higgs boson and either a JP=0- or a JP=2+ signal, we exclude a JP=0- fraction above 0.80 and a JP=2+ fraction above 0.67 at the 95{\%} CL. The expected exclusion covers JP=0- (JP=2+) fractions above 0.54 (0.47).",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Constraints on models for the higgs boson with exotic spin and parity in VH →vb b ¯ final states

AU - Abazov, V. M.

AU - Abbott, B.

AU - Acharya, B. S.

AU - Adams, M.

AU - Adams, T.

AU - Agnew, J. P.

AU - Alexeev, G. D.

AU - Alkhazov, G.

AU - Alton, A.

AU - Askew, A.

AU - Atkins, S.

AU - Augsten, K.

AU - Avila, C.

AU - Badaud, F.

AU - Bagby, L.

AU - Baldin, B.

AU - Bandurin, D. V.

AU - Banerjee, S.

AU - Barberis, E.

AU - Baringer, P.

AU - Bartlett, J. F.

AU - Bassler, U.

AU - Bazterra, V.

AU - Bean, A.

AU - Begalli, M.

AU - Bellantoni, L.

AU - Beri, S. B.

AU - Bernardi, G.

AU - Bernhard, R.

AU - Bertram, I.

AU - Besançon, M.

AU - Beuselinck, R.

AU - Bhat, P. C.

AU - Bhatia, S.

AU - Bhatnagar, V.

AU - Blazey, G.

AU - Blessing, S.

AU - Bloom, K.

AU - Boehnlein, A.

AU - Boline, D.

AU - Boos, E. E.

AU - Borissov, G.

AU - Borysova, M.

AU - Brandt, A.

AU - Brandt, O.

AU - Brock, R.

AU - Bross, A.

AU - Brown, D.

AU - Bu, X. B.

AU - Buehler, M.

AU - Buescher, V.

AU - Bunichev, V.

AU - Burdin, S.

AU - Buszello, C. P.

AU - Camacho-Pérez, E.

AU - Casey, B. C K

AU - Castilla-Valdez, H.

AU - Caughron, S.

AU - Chakrabarti, S.

AU - Chan, K. M.

AU - Chandra, A.

AU - Chapon, E.

AU - Chen, G.

AU - Cho, S. W.

AU - Choi, S.

AU - Choudhary, B.

AU - Cihangir, S.

AU - Claes, D.

AU - Clutter, J.

AU - Cooke, M.

AU - Cooper, W. E.

AU - Corcoran, M.

AU - Couderc, F.

AU - Cousinou, M. C.

AU - Cutts, D.

AU - Das, A.

AU - Davies, G.

AU - De Jong, S. J.

AU - De La Cruz-Burelo, E.

AU - Déliot, F.

AU - Demina, R.

AU - Denisov, D.

AU - Denisov, S. P.

AU - Desai, S.

AU - Deterre, C.

AU - Devaughan, K.

AU - Diehl, H. T.

AU - Diesburg, M.

AU - Ding, P. F.

AU - Dominguez, A.

AU - Dubey, A.

AU - Dudko, L. V.

AU - Duperrin, A.

AU - Dutt, S.

AU - Eads, M.

AU - Edmunds, D.

AU - Ellison, J.

AU - Elvira, V. D.

AU - Enari, Y.

AU - Evans, H.

AU - Evdokimov, V. N.

AU - Fauré, A.

AU - Feng, L.

AU - Ferbel, T.

AU - Fiedler, F.

AU - Filthaut, F.

AU - Fisher, W.

AU - Fisk, H. E.

AU - Fortner, M.

AU - Fox, H.

AU - Fuess, S.

AU - Garbincius, P. H.

AU - Garcia-Bellido, A.

AU - García-González, J. A.

AU - Gavrilov, V.

AU - Geng, W.

AU - Gerber, C. E.

AU - Gershtein, Y.

AU - Ginther, G.

AU - Gogota, O.

AU - Golovanov, G.

AU - Grannis, P. D.

AU - Greder, S.

AU - Greenlee, H.

AU - Grenier, G.

AU - Gris, Ph

AU - Grivaz, J. F.

AU - Grohsjean, A.

AU - Grünendahl, S.

AU - Grünewald, M. W.

AU - Guillemin, T.

AU - Gutierrez, G.

AU - Gutierrez, P.

AU - Haley, J.

AU - Han, L.

AU - Harder, K.

AU - Harel, A.

AU - Hauptman, J. M.

AU - Hays, J.

AU - Head, T.

AU - Hebbeker, T.

AU - Hedin, D.

AU - Hegab, H.

AU - Heinson, A. P.

AU - Heintz, U.

AU - Hensel, C.

AU - Heredia-De La Cruz, I.

AU - Herner, K.

AU - Hesketh, G.

AU - Hildreth, M. D.

AU - Hirosky, R.

AU - Hoang, T.

AU - Hobbs, J. D.

AU - Hoeneisen, B.

AU - Hogan, J.

AU - Hohlfeld, M.

AU - Holzbauer, J. L.

AU - Howley, I.

AU - Hubacek, Z.

AU - Hynek, V.

AU - Iashvili, I.

AU - Ilchenko, Y.

AU - Illingworth, R.

AU - Ito, A. S.

AU - Jabeen, S.

AU - Jaffré, M.

AU - Jayasinghe, A.

AU - Jeong, M. S.

AU - Jesik, R.

AU - Jiang, P.

AU - Johns, Kenneth A

AU - Johnson, E.

AU - Johnson, M.

AU - Jonckheere, A.

AU - Jonsson, P.

AU - Joshi, J.

AU - Jung, A. W.

AU - Juste, A.

AU - Kajfasz, E.

AU - Karmanov, D.

AU - Katsanos, I.

AU - Kehoe, R.

AU - Kermiche, S.

AU - Khalatyan, N.

AU - Khanov, A.

AU - Kharchilava, A.

AU - Kharzheev, Y. N.

AU - Kiselevich, I.

AU - Kohli, J. M.

AU - Kozelov, A. V.

AU - Kraus, J.

AU - Kumar, A.

AU - Kupco, A.

AU - Kurča, T.

AU - Kuzmin, V. A.

AU - Lammers, S.

AU - Lebrun, P.

AU - Lee, H. S.

AU - Lee, S. W.

AU - Lee, W. M.

AU - Lei, X.

AU - Lellouch, J.

AU - Li, D.

AU - Li, H.

AU - Li, L.

AU - Li, Q. Z.

AU - Lim, J. K.

AU - Lincoln, D.

AU - Linnemann, J.

AU - Lipaev, V. V.

AU - Lipton, R.

AU - Liu, H.

AU - Liu, Y.

AU - Lobodenko, A.

AU - Lokajicek, M.

AU - Lopes De Sa, R.

AU - Luna-Garcia, R.

AU - Lyon, A. L.

AU - Maciel, A. K A

AU - Madar, R.

AU - Magaña-Villalba, R.

AU - Malik, S.

AU - Malyshev, V. L.

AU - Mansour, J.

AU - Martínez-Ortega, J.

AU - McCarthy, R.

AU - McGivern, C. L.

AU - Meijer, M. M.

AU - Melnitchouk, A.

AU - Menezes, D.

AU - Mercadante, P. G.

AU - Merkin, M.

AU - Meyer, A.

AU - Meyer, J.

AU - Miconi, F.

AU - Mondal, N. K.

AU - Mulhearn, M.

AU - Nagy, E.

AU - Narain, M.

AU - Nayyar, R.

AU - Neal, H. A.

AU - Negret, J. P.

AU - Neustroev, P.

AU - Nguyen, H. T.

AU - Nunnemann, T.

AU - Orduna, J.

AU - Osman, N.

AU - Osta, J.

AU - Pal, A.

AU - Parashar, N.

AU - Parihar, V.

AU - Park, S. K.

AU - Partridge, R.

AU - Parua, N.

AU - Patwa, A.

AU - Penning, B.

AU - Perfilov, M.

AU - Peters, Y.

AU - Petridis, K.

AU - Petrillo, G.

AU - Pétroff, P.

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PY - 2014/10/16

Y1 - 2014/10/16

N2 - We present constraints on models containing non-standard-model values for the spin J and parity P of the Higgs boson H in up to 9.7fb-1 of pp¯ collisions at s=1.96TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. These are the first studies of Higgs boson JP with fermions in the final state. In the ZH→ bb¯, WH→ νbb¯, and ZH→ννbb¯ final states, we compare the standard model (SM) Higgs boson prediction, JP=0+, with two alternative hypotheses, JP=0- and JP=2+. We use a likelihood ratio to quantify the degree to which our data are incompatible with non-SM JP predictions for a range of possible production rates. Assuming that the production rate in the signal models considered is equal to the SM prediction, we reject the JP=0- and JP=2+ hypotheses at the 97.6% CL and at the 99.0% CL, respectively. The expected exclusion sensitivity for a JP=0- (JP=2+) state is at the 99.86% (99.94%) CL. Under the hypothesis that our data are the result of a combination of the SM-like Higgs boson and either a JP=0- or a JP=2+ signal, we exclude a JP=0- fraction above 0.80 and a JP=2+ fraction above 0.67 at the 95% CL. The expected exclusion covers JP=0- (JP=2+) fractions above 0.54 (0.47).

AB - We present constraints on models containing non-standard-model values for the spin J and parity P of the Higgs boson H in up to 9.7fb-1 of pp¯ collisions at s=1.96TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. These are the first studies of Higgs boson JP with fermions in the final state. In the ZH→ bb¯, WH→ νbb¯, and ZH→ννbb¯ final states, we compare the standard model (SM) Higgs boson prediction, JP=0+, with two alternative hypotheses, JP=0- and JP=2+. We use a likelihood ratio to quantify the degree to which our data are incompatible with non-SM JP predictions for a range of possible production rates. Assuming that the production rate in the signal models considered is equal to the SM prediction, we reject the JP=0- and JP=2+ hypotheses at the 97.6% CL and at the 99.0% CL, respectively. The expected exclusion sensitivity for a JP=0- (JP=2+) state is at the 99.86% (99.94%) CL. Under the hypothesis that our data are the result of a combination of the SM-like Higgs boson and either a JP=0- or a JP=2+ signal, we exclude a JP=0- fraction above 0.80 and a JP=2+ fraction above 0.67 at the 95% CL. The expected exclusion covers JP=0- (JP=2+) fractions above 0.54 (0.47).

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U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.161802

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.161802

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:84908042688

VL - 113

JO - Physical Review Letters

JF - Physical Review Letters

SN - 0031-9007

IS - 16

M1 - 161802

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