Abstract

A search for the bb decay of the Standard Model Higgs boson produced through vector-boson fusion is presented. Three mutually exclusive channels are considered: two all-hadronic channels and a photon-associated channel. Results are reported from the analysis of up to 30.6 fb-1 of pp data at s=13 TeV collected with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. The measured signal strength relative to the Standard Model prediction from the combined analysis is 2.5-1.3+1.4 for inclusive Higgs boson production and 3.0-1.6+1.7 for vector-boson fusion production only.

Original languageEnglish
Article number052003
Number of pages29
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume98
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sep 2018

Keywords

  • PARTON DISTRIBUTIONS
  • PROGRAM

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