• Mar 25 2014

    WITS node seminar: Prof. Bruce Mellado (University of the Witwatersrand)

    The National Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the Centre for Theoretical Physics, School of Physics, would like to invite to its coming two talks in the theoretical physics seminar series, entitled:

    "Exploring the Tensor Structure of the Higgs boson Coupling to Weak Bosons"

    to be presented by Prof. Bruce Mellado (University of the Witwatersrand)

    Abstract: With the discovery of a Higgs boson at the LHC a long term program for the exploration of this new particle has just started. So far the size of the couplings seems to be consistent with those predicted by the Standard Model (SM). However, new physics beyond the SM may be hidden while providing coupling strengths similar to the SM. The exploration of the tensor structure of the Higgs boson coupling to Weak Bosons is a unique window of opportunity to uncover new physics beyond the SM. Techniques to perform this exploration and the LHC and the LHeC will be reviewed in the light of recent publications

    The following recent publications of the Wits-HEP group will be reviewed:

    S. Biswal, R. Godbole, B.M., S.Raychaudhuri, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 261801

    A. Djouadi, R Godbole, B.M., K.Mohan, Phys. Lett. B723 307-313

    C. Bernaciak, B.M., T. Plehn, X., Ruan, P. Schichtel, Phys. Rev. D89, 053006

    Dates: Tuesday, 25th March 2014
    Venue: Frank Nabarro Lecture Theatre P216
    Time: 13.20 - 14.10

    Alan S. Cornell

    School of Physics
    University of the Witwatersrand
    Private Bag 3
    Wits 2050
    South Africa