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Title: Search for a standard model Higgs Boson in the ZH -> vvbb channel with the ATLAS Detector
Author: Jackson, Matthew
Awarding Body: University of Liverpool
Current Institution: University of Liverpool
Date of Award: 2015
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Since its discovery a large effort has been made to improve analyses and make precision measurments of the properties of the Higgs Boson. At a mass of 125 GeV Higgs to bb is the dominant decay mode. However, large QCD backgrounds mean that the gluon-gluon fusion production mode is not directly accessible at the LHC. Instead an analysis of Higgs to bb can considered where the Higgs is produced in association with a Vector Boson (W/Z). This document outlines such an analysis perfomed on the ATLAS Run I 8 TeV data with focus on one particular channel where the Higgs is produces in association with a Z Boson which subsequently decays to a pair of neutrinos.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: QC Physics