The origin of Electroweak symmetry breaking is one of the central topics of research in fundamental physics. The discovery of a Higgs boson at CERN on July 4th, 2012, following a hunt that spanned several decades and multiple colliders, changed the landscape of these investigations and provided key evidence for the Brout-Englert-Higgs mechanism of mass generation through the spontaneous breaking of Electroweak symmetry.
Almost ten years later, the hunt in the Higgs sector goes on several fronts:
- in searches for new physics through precision studies of the properties of the Higgs boson : in particular its mass, spin and couplings to other Standard Model particles;
- in searches for new production and decay modes, in particular in processes involving multiple Higgs bosons which provide key insight into the shape of the Higgs potential;
- in searches for new Higgs-like states and related signals for new physics beyond the Standard Model.
The 12th workshop of the « Higgs Hunting » series organized on September 12-14th, 2022 will present an overview of these topics, focusing in particular on new developments in the LHC Run-2 analyses, detailed studies of Higgs boson properties and possible deviations from Standard Model predictions. Highlights will also include a first look at LHC Run-3 analyses, prospects from studies at future colliders, and recent theoretical developments.
Registration deadline: September 5th, 2022