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Search for the standard model Higgs boson in the ZH->vvbb channel in 9.5 fb-1 of ppbar collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV

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Search for the standard model Higgs boson in the ZH->vvbb channel in 9.5 fb-1 of ppbar collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV. / Collaboration, D0; Bertram, Iain; Borissov, Guennadi; Fox, Harald; Ross, Anthony; Williams, Mark; Ratoff, Peter.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 716, No. 2, 19.09.2012, p. 285-293.

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title = "Search for the standard model Higgs boson in the ZH->vvbb channel in 9.5 fb-1 of ppbar collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV",
abstract = "We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson in 9.5 fb-1 of ppbar collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The final state considered contains a pair of b jets and is characterized by an imbalance in transverse energy, as expected from ppbar->ZH->vvbb production. The search is also sensitive to the WH->lvbb channel when the charged lepton is not identified. The data are found to be in good agreement with the expected background. For a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV, we set a limit at the 95% C.L. on the cross section sigma(ppbar->[Z/W]H), assuming standard model branching fractions, that is a factor of 4.3 times larger than the theoretical standard model value, while the expected factor is 3.9. The search is also used to measure a combined WZ and ZZ production cross section that is a factor of 0.94 +/- 0.31(stat) +/- 0.34(syst) times the standard model prediction of 4.4 pb, with an observed significance of 2.0 standard deviations.",
author = "D0 Collaboration and Iain Bertram and Guennadi Borissov and Harald Fox and Anthony Ross and Mark Williams and Peter Ratoff",
note = "v1: As submitted to Phys. Lett. B v2: As published with minor changes. Supplementary material included. 20 pages, 18 figures, 4 tables",
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AU - Fox, Harald

AU - Ross, Anthony

AU - Williams, Mark

AU - Ratoff, Peter

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N2 - We present a search for the standard model Higgs boson in 9.5 fb-1 of ppbar collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.96 TeV collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The final state considered contains a pair of b jets and is characterized by an imbalance in transverse energy, as expected from ppbar->ZH->vvbb production. The search is also sensitive to the WH->lvbb channel when the charged lepton is not identified. The data are found to be in good agreement with the expected background. For a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV, we set a limit at the 95% C.L. on the cross section sigma(ppbar->[Z/W]H), assuming standard model branching fractions, that is a factor of 4.3 times larger than the theoretical standard model value, while the expected factor is 3.9. The search is also used to measure a combined WZ and ZZ production cross section that is a factor of 0.94 +/- 0.31(stat) +/- 0.34(syst) times the standard model prediction of 4.4 pb, with an observed significance of 2.0 standard deviations.

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