Overview papers on Higgs, LHC Physics, detectors, etc

LHC physics

Physics at the LHC
F Gianotti, Physics Reports 403-404 (2004) 379-399.

Collider Physics: LHC
F Gianotti
(not very recent, but includes good intro to SM Higgs search overview)

LHC physics: the first one--two year(s)
F Gianotti, ML Mangano

LHC: the accelerator and experiments

The following issue of the Journal of Instrumentation (JINST) is dedicated to the LHC: machine, ATLAS, CMS, and all the other experiments: Journal of Instrumentation JINST 3 (2008)

Physics at the high energy frontier: the Large Hadron Collider project (Editors: George Kalmus, Robert Brown, David Evans, Valerie Gibson, Richard Nickerson). Proceedings of the Royal Society Discussion meeting held in May 2011, published in Philosophical Transactions A (including articles on the Physics, the SM, the detectors and the collider) - flyer - read articles online

Higgs phenomenology

The Anatomy of Electro-Weak Symmetry Breaking (encyclopedic!)

  • The Higgs boson in the Standard Model (Volume I)
  • The Higgs bosons in the Minimal Supersymmetric Model (Volume II)

by A. Djouadi

Electroweak symmetry breaking: to Higgs or not to Higgs
Academic training lectures (Video+Slides), January 2009:
Lecture #1 Lecture #2 Lecture #3

Higgs Search Overview

Have we found the Higgs boson yet? (2012)
P Teixeira-Dias, RHUL. Invited talk at the Physics meeting of the NExT Institute, University of Sussex

Overview of recent developments in Higgs physics: experiments and theory (2010)
P Teixeira-Dias, RHUL. Invited talk at the UK HEP Forum 2010

The Search for the Higgs Boson: Past, Present and Future (2007)
Talk at the IoP HEPP annual meeting, 2007
P Teixeira-Dias

Higgs Search at LEP

Observation of an excess in the ALEPH search for the Standard Model Higgs boson (2001)
P Teixeira-Dias arXiv: hep-ex/0108001

The Standard Model Higgs boson search at LEP: combined results (2001)
P Teixeira-Dias arXiv: hep-ex/0108002

Higgs boson searches at LEP (2007)
P Teixeira-Dias arXiv:0804.4146 hep-ex

The Higgs particle in the standard model: Experimental results from LEP (2002)
P.A. McNamara, S.L. Wu (Wisconsin U., Madison)
Published in Rept.Prog.Phys.65:465-528,2002.

Higgs discovery and properties at LHC

Measurements of the properties of the resonance (2013):

  • Evidence for the spin-0 nature of the Higgs boson using ATLAS data arXiv:1307.1432 hep-ex
  • Measurements of Higgs production and couplings using diboson final states with the ATLAS detector at the LHC arXiv:1307.1427 hep-ex
  • Study of the mass and spin-parity of the Higgs boson candidate via its decays to Z boson pairs arXiv:1212.6639 hep-ex

ATLAS and CMS discovery papers (July 2012):

The full list of published LHC Higgs papers can be found here: ATLAS list and CMS list.

Higgs searches at the TeVatron and LHC

Searches for the Standard Model Higgs Boson with the ATLAS Detector (May 2012)
Ralf Bernhard (on behalf of The ATLAS Collab.), arXiv:1205.4629 hep-ex

Standard Model Higgs boson searches with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider (Nov. 2011)
Aleandro Nisati (on behalf of the ATLAS Collab.), arXiv:1111.7132 hep-ex

Limits on the production of the Standard Model Higgs Boson in pp collisions at sqrt(s) =7 TeV with the ATLAS detector (2011)
The ATLAS Collab., arXiv:1106.2748 hep-ex

Searches for Higgs bosons at the LHC (2009)
M Delmastro (on behalf of ATLAS and CMS) arXiv:0909.0493 hep-ex

Combined SM Higgs Limits at the TeVatron (2009)
N Krumnack (on behalf of CDF + D0) arXiv:0910.3353 hep-ex

Prospects for Higgs searches with the ATLAS detector (2009)
E Richter-Was arXiv:0903.4198 hep-ex

Higgs searches at the LHC (2007)
A. de Roeck and G Polesello
C R Physique 8 (2007) 1078-1098. (Comptes Rendus de Physique)

Higgs boson searches at Hadron Colliders (TeVatron + LHC)
V Buscher and K Jakobs
International Journal of Modern Physics Letters A Vol. 20 (2005)

Higgs Physics at the LHC
G Unal, Acta Phys. Pol. B 38 (2007) 717-729

ATLAS experiment reports

ATLAS detector and physics performance (ATLAS TDR, 1999)
(Chapter 19 is the Higgs searches chapter; the colour figures with the overall search potential are here.)

Expected performance of the ATLAS experiment - detector, trigger and physics (CSC book)
(CERN-OPEN-2008-020 or arXiv:0901.0512v1 (hep-ex))

Prospects for the Search of a Standard Model Higgs Boson in ATLAS using Vector Boson Fusion
(SN-ATLAS-2003-024; published in EPJC.)

Higgs production cross-sections and branching ratios for the ATLAS Higgs working group

The ATLAS Monte Carlo project
(ATL-COM-SOFT-2008-024; to be submitted to JINST)

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