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Higgs Boson

  1. Jan 12, 2004 #1

    Cern's Accelerator and Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider labs are now capable of generating and detecting the Higgs Boson resonance.

    The nuclear reaction is as follows:
    Pu244(39 Tev) + Au197 -> CMS(39 Tev) -> H115.6 GeV(1 Tev) + E

    Ecms = (160 GeV/nucleon)* 244 nucleons = 39 Tev

    Higgs Decays:
    H115.6 Gev(1 Tev) -> Z93 Gev + Z93 Gev

    H115.6 Gev(1 Tev) -> W+82 Gev + W-82 Gev

    The energy available for producing new matter, is about 3.5 Tev.

    A 40 Tev cms (center-of-mass) energy is available at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider undergoing final preparations at Brookhaven.

    Evidence for the transition from a hadron phase (baryons and mesons) into a QGP phase was expected to consist of:

    (1) an enhanced production of strange mesons

    (2) a decrease in the production of heavy psi mesons (each consisting of a charm and anti-charm quarks)

    (3) an increase in the creation of energetic photons and lepton-anti-lepton pairs.

    (indirect) evidence (at least of types 1 and 2) has now turned up in the CERN data.


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  3. Jan 13, 2004 #2
    Interesting... if true (which I seriously doubt).

    1) The tevatron is not at CERN but at Fermilab.
    2) The large CERN accelerator is down pending installment of LHC.
    3) No mention of H is made on the BNL site.
    4) No mention of H is made on physicsweb.

    Can you provide a clear link to the results? preprint / experimental results-page will do...
  4. Jan 14, 2004 #3


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    It is clear he refers to the preliminary Aleph results, three years old by now. They are in the first quoted URL.
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