Investigating the jet activity accompanying the production at the LHC of a massive scalar particle decaying into photons

26 Aug 2016  ·  Fuks Benjamin, Kang Dong Woo, Park Seong Chan, Seo Min-Seok ·

We study the jet activity that accompanies the production by gluon fusion of a new physics scalar particle decaying into photons at the LHC. In the considered scenarios, both the production and decay mechanisms are governed by loop-induced interactions involving a heavy colored state... We show that the presence of large new physics contributions to the inclusive diphoton invariant-mass spectrum always implies a significant production rate of non-standard diphoton events containing extra hard jets. We investigate the existence of possible handles that could provide a way to obtain information on the underlying physics behind the scalar resonance, and this in a wide mass window. read more

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High Energy Physics - Phenomenology