29 September 2015 to 2 October 2015
DESY Hamburg
Europe/Berlin timezone

Interference effects in MSSM Higgs searches

1 Oct 2015, 16:20
Seminar room 4b (DESY Hamburg)

Seminar room 4b

DESY Hamburg


Elina Fuchs (DESY)


The interpretation of LHC searches for additional Higgs bosons has so far been restricted to cases without interference between close-by states. Phenomenological consequences of such interference terms will be presented. In the MSSM, the two heavier neutral Higgs bosons have similar masses in a wide part of the parameter space. Therefore, especially in the presence of CP-violating complex phases, interference effects can have a significant impact on the exclusion limits from searches for additional Higgs bosons.

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