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Combined search for the Higgs boson with the D0 experiment

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posted on 26.04.2016, 00:00 by V. M. Abazov, B. Abbott, B. S. Acharya, M. Adams, T. Adams, G. D. Alexeev, G. Alkhazov, A. Alton, A. Askew, S. Atkins, K. Augsten, C. Avila, F. Badaud
We perform a combination of searches for standard model Higgs boson production in pp¯ collisions recorded by the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider at a center of mass energy of s√=1.96  TeV. The different production and decay channels have been analyzed separately, with integrated luminosities of up to 9.7  fb−1 and for Higgs boson masses 90≤MH≤200  GeV. We combine these final states to achieve optimal sensitivity to the production of the Higgs boson. We also interpret the combination in terms of models with a fourth generation of fermions, and models with suppressed Higgs boson couplings to fermions. The result excludes a standard model Higgs boson at 95% C.L. in the ranges 90

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We thank the staffs at Fermilab and collaborating institutions, and acknowledge support from the DOE and NSF (USA); CEA and CNRS/IN2P3 (France); MON, NRC KI and RFBR (Russia); CNPq, FAPERJ, FAPESP and FUNDUNESP (Brazil); DAE and DST (India); Colciencias (Colombia); CONACyT (Mexico); NRF (Korea); FOM (The Netherlands); STFC and the Royal Society (United Kingdom); MSMT and GACR (Czech Republic); BMBF and DFG (Germany); SFI (Ireland); The Swedish Research Council (Sweden); and CAS and CNSF (China).

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American Physical Society

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en_US

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1550-7998

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01/09/2013

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