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ATLAS Physics Studies at RHUL

  • Higgs Searches

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We are working on the detection and measurement of the properties of light Higgs boson signals predicted in the context of various models. Past projects include the determination of the CP-parity of a Higgs particle using the ttH (H->γγ) channel, and the detection of an invisible Higgs produced in association with a pair of top quarks. Current projects have focused on the ttH (H->WW) signature. We are also involved in the ATLAS Statistics Committee which, among other things, provides guidance for the combination of various Higgs analyses, with the aim of maximizing an early Higgs discovery.

    • Academic staff: Dr. Pedro Teixeira-Dias, Dr. Glen Cowan
    • Research staff: Dr. Ricardo Goncalo, Dr. Rui Santos
    • PhD students: Neil Cooper-Smith, Clive Edwards, Clare Quarman

  • SUSY searches

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We are investigating the physics potential of inclusive supersymmetric signatures and the effect of the inclusive selection on some of the Standard Model backgrounds, with particular regard to the W+jets and Z+jets processes. We are also working on the search for a tri-lepton signature from chargino and neutralino decays.

    • Academic staff: Dr. Antonella De Santo
    • Research staff: Dr. Jasna Dragic, Dr. Teresa Fonseca Martin, Dr. Fabrizio Salvatore
    • PhD students: Muhammad Aftab Alam, Tina Potter, Matthew Tamsett

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