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Special Seminar: Heather Logan

Description Special Seminar
Speaker: Heather Logan
Email: logan@physics.carleton.ca
Title: Constraining exotic sources of electroweak symmetry breaking
Host: John Terning
Room: 432
Abstract: In the Standard Model (and most of its extensions), the electroweak gauge symmetry is broken by the vacuum condensate of an isospin-doublet scalar field: the famous Higgs field. But scalars
in larger isospin representations can also contribute to electroweak
symmetry breaking and to the masses of the W and Z bosons. In this
talk I'll explore the possibilities for such "exotic" contributions to the vacuum condensate and discuss their phenomenological consequences, which can be used in a generic way to experimentally constrain these scenarios.
Date Thu, May 10, 2018
Time 4:00am-5:30am PDT
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Access Public
Created by High-Energy Seminars
Updated Sat, April 21, 2018 7:33am PDT
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