Jul 16 – 22, 2009
Kraków, Poland
Europe/Warsaw timezone

Higgs search in H->WW decay channels with the CMS detector

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Auditorium Maximum (Kraków, Poland)

Auditorium Maximum

Kraków, Poland

The Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University 33 Krupnicza Street 31-123 Kraków
Poster session

Speaker

Clara Jorda (CMS group)

Description

The prospects for the search of the Standard Model Higgs boson in the decay channel H -> WW* -> l nu l' nu' (l or l' = e or mu) with the CMS experiment at the LHC is presented. The analysis relies on a full simulation of the detector response and emphasis is put on explicit strategies for the measurement of experimental and background systematics from data. The discovery reach is presented as a function of the Higgs mass. A new complete strategy is presented for the early searches and for the control of systematics at very low luminosities of O(1 fb-1)

Primary author

Clara Jorda (CMS group)

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