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Electroweak symmetry breaking without a Higgs boson at the LHC

Allwood-Spiers, S. (2006) Electroweak symmetry breaking without a Higgs boson at the LHC. In: 42nd Rencontres de Moriond on QCD and Hadronic interactions, 17-24 March 2006, Italy.

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Abstract

We present two studies into strong symmetry breaking scenarios at the LHC. The first case is a study into vector boson scattering at ATLAS. This uses the framework of the Electroweak Chiral Lagrangian with Pade unitarisation to generate possible signal scenarios. Signals could be observed with an integrated luminosity of 30 fb-1. Secondly a search for the technirho, rhoTC, at CMS is presented, within the Technicolour ``Straw Man'' model. 5 sigma discovery is possible starting from 4 fb-1.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Allwood-Spiers, Dr Sarah
Authors: Allwood-Spiers, S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
395963Experimental Particle PhysicsAnthony DoyleScience & Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)ST/H001077/1Physics and Astronomy