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CMS HH Workshop

The CP3 department hosted the 2nd CMS HH workshop, on December 8-9th. The meeting was intended to review the status of the current and future HH searches in CMS. An open session was devoted to discussion of the HH theory aspects with a very active participation of the CP3 pheno community. Thanks to all involved for the productive discussions.

The local organizers. Read more...

Hot off the press: Top quarks in nuclear collisions ?

Earlier today, at the 128th LHCC Open session meeting, both ATLAS and CMS experiments demonstrated for the first time candidate events whose signatures are compatible with the decay of a pair of top quarks in the nuclear environment of proton-Lead (pPb) collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8.16 TeV. Currently, and while steadily moving to the last beam dumps for 2016 (Monday 5th), LHC runs with beam reversal mode at the same center-of-mass energy, where the directions of p and Pb bunches are reversed since not all LHC experiments are symmetric. Read more...

Marco Musich awarded

Our CP3 colleague Marco Musich has been awarded an "achievement award" by the CMS Collaboration "For his outstanding contributions to the Alignment and Calibration group." Read more...
CMS HH Workshop | Hot off the press: Top... | Marco Musich awarded
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Latest preprints

Search for light bosons in decays of the 125 GeV Higgs boson in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 8 TeV
Khachatryan, Vardan and others
[Abstract] [PDF]
Refereed paper. 10th January.

Exploring Cosmic Origins with CORE: Inflation
Finelli, Fabio and others
[Abstract] [PDF]
Refereed paper. 10th January.

Circular polarisation: a new probe of dark matter and neutrinos in the sky
Celine Bhm,Celine Degrande Olivier Mattelaer, Aaron C. Vincent
Refereed paper. 9th January.


The Physics Department at UCLouvain has been involved for a number of decades in high energy particle physics research, equally strongly on the experimental and instrumental fronts as on the theoretical one. In spite of being located in physically distinct places, all these activities are now brought together within a common organisational structure, the Centre for Cosmology, Particle Physics and Phenomenology (CP3). This structure reinforces the collaboration of these varied components and competences in the physics of the fundamental interactions and the elementary particles.



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