PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 414 - 41st International Conference on High Energy physics (ICHEP2022) - Higgs Physics
Re-evaluating Jet Reconstruction Techniques for New Higgs Boson Searches
S.Ā Jain*, A.Ā Chakraborty, S.Ā Dasmahapatra, H.A.Ā Day-Hall, B.Ā Ford, S.Ā Moretti, E.Ā Olaiya and C.H.Ā Shepherd-Themistocleous
Full text: pdf
Pre-published on: December 22, 2022
Published on: June 15, 2023
The ultimate motivation of our study is to look for signs of physics beyond the Standard Model (BSM). We investigate whether different jet clustering techniques might be more or less suited to the particular final states of interest. In particular, we are interested in fully hadronic final states emerging from the decay chain of the Standard Model like Higgs boson into pairs of light Higgs states, the latter in turn decaying into š¯‘¸š¯‘¸ pairs. We show that the ability to select the multi-jet final state and to reconstruct invariant masses of the Higgs bosons from it depends strongly on the choice of acceptance cuts, resolution parameters, and reconstruction algorithm as well as its settings. Hence, we indicate the optimal choice of the latter for the purpose of establishing such a benchmark as a BSM signal. We then repeat the exercise for a heavy Higgs boson cascading into two SM-like Higgs states, obtaining similar results.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.414.0503
How to cite

Metadata are provided both in "article" format (very similar to INSPIRE) as this helps creating very compact bibliographies which can be beneficial to authors and readers, and in "proceeding" format which is more detailed and complete.

Open Access
Creative Commons LicenseCopyright owned by the author(s) under the term of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.