Physics of our days

The Higgs program and open questions in particle physics and cosmology

 a, b,  c
a Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron, Platanenallee 6, Zeuthen, 15738, Germany
b Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Physikalisches Institut, Freiburg, Germany
c Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics, Faculty of Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Herzi 234, Rehovot, 7610001, Israel

The Higgs program is relevant to many of the open fundamental questions in particle physics and in cosmology. Thus, when discussing future collider experiments, one way of comparing them is by assessing their potential contributions to progress on these questions. We discuss in detail the capabilities of the various proposed experiments in searching for singlet scalars, which are relevant to several of the open questions, and in measuring Higgs decays to fermion pairs, which are relevant to the flavor puzzles. On other interesting questions, we list the most relevant observables within the Higgs program.

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Keywords: Higgs boson, e+e-collider, pp-collider, flavor physics, Standard Model, baryon asymmetry of the Universe
PACS: 12.10.−g, 12.60.−i, 14.80.−j (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2019.05.038568
Citation: Heinemann B, Nir Y "The Higgs program and open questions in particle physics and cosmology" Phys. Usp. 62 920–930 (2019)
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Received: 6th, May 2019, 30th, May 2019

Оригинал: Хайнеман Б, Нир Й «Программа изучения бозона Хиггса и открытые вопросы в физике частиц и космологии» УФН 189 985–996 (2019); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2019.05.038568

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