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Volume 339 - Prospects for Charged Higgs Discovery at Colliders (CHARGED2018) - Main session
Searches for doubly charged Higgs bosons in ATLAS
G. Ucchielli
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Pre-published on: 2019 February 05
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Doubly charged Higgs bosons ($H^{\pm\pm}$) appear in several beyond the Standard Model extensions, aimed to explain the mechanism for neutrino mass generation. The $H^{\pm\pm}$ either decays into pairs of leptons or $W$ bosons being, in either case, of same sign. Two complementary searches are performed using the ATLAS detector, exploring the two stated $H^{\pm\pm}$ decay patterns. This contribution discusses the methodologies used in the two searches and, eventually, the results obtained from data collected by the ATLAS detector at a center-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s}=13$ TeV.
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