Search for the standard model Higgs boson in tau final states

Collaboration, D0 and Bertram, Iain and Borissov, Guennadi and Fox, Harald and Williams, Mark and Ratoff, Peter and Love, Peter and Rakitin, Alexander and Sopczak, Andre (2009) Search for the standard model Higgs boson in tau final states. Physical review letters, 102 (25): 251801. ISSN 1079-7114

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We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson using hadronically decaying tau leptons, in 1 inverse femtobarn of data collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron ppbar collider. We select two final states: tau plus missing transverse energy and b jets, and tau+ tau- plus jets. These final states are sensitive to a combination of associated W/Z boson plus Higgs boson, vector boson fusion and gluon-gluon fusion production processes. The observed ratio of the combined limit on the Higgs production cross section at the 95% C.L. to the standard model expectation is 29 for a Higgs boson mass of 115 GeV.

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