This review is devoted to the study of the mechanism of electroweak symmetry breaking and this first part focuses on the Higgs particle of the Standard Model. The fundamental properties of the Higgs boson are reviewed and its decay modes and production mechanisms at hadron colliders and at future lepton colliders are described in detail.
- Pub Date:
- February 2008
- High Energy Physics - Phenomenology;
- High Energy Physics - Experiment
- 339 pages, latex, many figures and tables. V2: many typos corrected, references added and some corrected, english improved