Double Higgs production at a photon collider

Abdesslam Arhrib, Rachid Benbrik, Chuan Hung Chen, Rui Santos

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Abstract

We study double Higgs production in photon-photon collisions in the framework of two Higgs Doublet Models. We show that the fusion processes γγ →SiSj, Si = h 0,H0,A0, can be enhanced by threshold effects in the region E γγ ≈ 2mH±. We have scanned the allowed parameter space of the two Higgs Doublet Model and found a vast region where the cross section is two orders of magnitude above the Standard Model cross section. We further show that the Standard Model experimental analysis can be used to discover or to constraint the two Higgs doublet model parameter space.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders
Pages64-70
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 1
EventInternational Conference on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - Hamburg, Germany
Duration: 2009 May 112009 May 15

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NameProc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders

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OtherInternational Conference on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009
CountryGermany
CityHamburg
Period09-05-1109-05-15

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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Arhrib, A., Benbrik, R., Chen, C. H., & Santos, R. (2010). Double Higgs production at a photon collider. In Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders (pp. 64-70). (Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders). https://doi.org/10.3204/DESY-PROC-2009-03/Santos
Arhrib, Abdesslam ; Benbrik, Rachid ; Chen, Chuan Hung ; Santos, Rui. / Double Higgs production at a photon collider. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders. 2010. pp. 64-70 (Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders).
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Arhrib, A, Benbrik, R, Chen, CH & Santos, R 2010, Double Higgs production at a photon collider. in Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders, pp. 64-70, International Conference on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009, Hamburg, Germany, 09-05-11. https://doi.org/10.3204/DESY-PROC-2009-03/Santos

Double Higgs production at a photon collider. / Arhrib, Abdesslam; Benbrik, Rachid; Chen, Chuan Hung; Santos, Rui.

Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders. 2010. p. 64-70 (Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders).

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Arhrib A, Benbrik R, Chen CH, Santos R. Double Higgs production at a photon collider. In Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders. 2010. p. 64-70. (Proc. of the Int. Conf. on the Structure and the Interactions of the Photon, PHOTON 2009 - 18th Int. Workshop on Photon-Photon Collisions - Int. Workshop on High Energy Photon Linear Colliders). https://doi.org/10.3204/DESY-PROC-2009-03/Santos