Our knowledge of particle physics is laid down in the Standard Model, a theory used to describe the fundamental forces that determine particle interaction. Scientists can use this model to make highly accurate predictions about particles and the way they interact, but there is also evidence that suggests that it cannot predict everything. In his research, Koen Oussoren is on the lookout for deviations from the Standard Model predictions, focusing on the spin and parity of the Higgs particle, also known as the Higgs boson. In total he tests fourteen spin and parity scenarios, to see if how the Standard Model predictions compare to these other models.
K.P. Oussoren: Reflecting on Higgs. Spin and Parity Measurement in the H → WW → eνμν Channel.
Prof. S.C.M. Bentvelsen
Dr P.M. Kluit
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