Search for the elusive Higgs boson using jet structure at LHC

Chuan Ren Chen*, Mihoko M. Nojiri, Warintorn Sreethawong

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We consider the production of a light non-standard model Higgs boson of order 100 GeV with an associated W boson at CERN Large Hadron Collider. We focus on an interesting scenario that, the Higgs boson decays predominately into two light scalars χ with mass of few GeV which sequently decay into four gluons, i.e. h → 2χ → 4g. Since χ is much lighter than the Higgs boson, it will be highly boosted and its decay products, the two gluons, will move close to each other, resulting in a single jet for χ decay in the detector. By using electromagnetic calorimeter-based and jet substructure analyses, we show in two cases of different χ masses that it is quite promising to extract the signal of Higgs boson out of large QCD background.

Original languageEnglish
Article number12
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Supersymmetry phenomenology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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