@article{ffba4758954f40b6b75eb7a7bf557df3,

title = "Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson produced by vector-boson fusion and decaying to bottom quarks in √s=8 TeV pp collisions with the ATLAS detector",

abstract = "A search with the ATLAS detector is presented for the Standard Model Higgs boson produced by vector-boson fusion and decaying to a pair of bottom quarks, using 20.2 fb−1 of LHC proton-proton collision data at s=8 TeV. The signal is searched for as a resonance in the invariant mass distribution of a pair of jets containing b-hadrons in vector-boson-fusion candidate events. The yield is measured to be −0.8 ± 2.3 times the Standard Model cross-section for a Higgs boson mass of 125 GeV. The upper limit on the cross-section times the branching ratio is found to be 4.4 times the Standard Model cross-section at the 95% confidence level, consistent with the expected limit value of 5.4 (5.7) in the background-only (Standard Model production) hypothesis.[Figure not available: see fulltext.]",

keywords = "Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments), Higgs physics, proton-proton scattering",

author = "{The ATLAS collaboration} and M. Aaboud and G. Aad and B. Abbott and J. Abdallah and O. Abdinov and B. Abeloos and R. Aben and AbouZeid, {O. S.} and Abraham, {N. L.} and H. Abramowicz and H. Abreu and R. Abreu and Y. Abulaiti and Acharya, {B. S.} and L. Adamczyk and Adams, {D. L.} and J. Adelman and S. Adomeit and T. Adye and Affolder, {A. A.} and T. Agatonovic-Jovin and J. Agricola and Aguilar-Saavedra, {J. A.} and Ahlen, {S. P.} and F. Ahmadov and G. Aielli and H. Akerstedt and {\AA}kesson, {T. P.A.} and Akimov, {A. V.} and Alberghi, {G. L.} and J. Albert and S. Albrand and {Alconada Verzini}, {M. J.} and M. Aleksa and Aleksandrov, {I. N.} and C. Alexa and G. Alexander and T. Alexopoulos and M. Alhroob and M. Aliev and G. Alimonti and J. Alison and Alkire, {S. P.} and Allbrooke, {B. M.M.} and A. Ashkenazi and L. Barak and G. Bella and E. Etzion and Y. Oren and A. Soffer",

note = "Publisher Copyright: {\textcopyright} 2016, The Author(s).",

year = "2016",

month = nov,

day = "1",

doi = "10.1007/JHEP11(2016)112",

language = "אנגלית",

volume = "2016",

journal = "Journal of High Energy Physics",

issn = "1126-6708",

publisher = "Springer Verlag",

number = "11",

}