Probing the 3-Higgs-Boson Coupling in Heavy-Quarkonium Decays
The published version is located at http://prd.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v34/i3/p888_1
We calculate (in the context of the standard model) the rate for radiative decay of a heavy-quark–antiquark 3S1 bound state into Higgs-boson pairs, i.e., Γ(V→HHγ). This process has contributions from diagrams containing the three-Higgs-boson self-coupling. We investigate whether that coupling is measurable in decays of the t-quarkonium system or a hypothetical, heavy, fourth-generation b’-quarkonium. We also briefly discuss the prospects for measuring such trilinear Higgs-boson couplings in heavy-quarkonium decays for two-Higgs-doublet theories.
E Golowich and RW Robinett. "Probing the 3-Higgs-Boson Coupling in Heavy-Quarkonium Decays" Physical Review D 34.3 (1986): 888-891.
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