Special Issue "Symmetry on Multiboson Physics"

A special issue of Symmetry (ISSN 2073-8994). This special issue belongs to the section "Physics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 311

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Qiang Li
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Guest Editor
Department of Physics and State Key Laboratory of Nuclear Physics and Technology, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: fundamental particle physics; future colliders

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In the standard model of fundamental particles, spontaneous symmetry breaking happens when the Higgs mechanism provides some elementary particles with mass, such as the W- and Z-gauge bosons that transport the weak force. Meanwhile, other particles, such as the photon and gluon, that carry the force of electromagnetism and strong interactions, remain massless.

These bosons (especially the W, Z, photon, and Higgs bosons) can be exploited as novel probes either for standard model precision tests or new physics searches. Indeed, with the high energy and luminosity of the LHC, it has become possible to study multiboson-related topics, including double- or triple-gauge boson productions,  vector boson fusion or scattering, and new physics searches in detail, either indirectly through effective field theory or directly for resonance decay into multiple bosons with high momenta. Additionally, many techniques have been developed, including jet substructure and deep learning techniques, to hadronically identify the decay of boosted bosons.

These topics are quite popular in the ongoing ATLAS and CMS experiments, and in study of future colliders, including electron–positron and muon–muon colliders. The goal of this Special Issue, entitled "Symmetry on Multiboson Physics", is to report on the latest advances on all these multiboson-related topics. We kindly invite all researchers working in the area to contribute to this Special Issue.

Dr. Qiang Li
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • W/Z boson
  • photon
  • Higgs boson
  • standard model measurements
  • vector boson fusion/scattering
  • di/tri-boson
  • boosted jet
  • deep learning

Published Papers

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