Forum on (Meta-)Stability of the Electroweak Vacuum

DESY Auditorium, 16.45

We give an exhaustive review about the question of (meta-)stability of the vacuum in the Standard Model
  in the light of the Higgs discovery and its possible implications for physics beyond the Standard Model.

B. Kniehl (Hamburg Univ.): Vacuum stability in the Standard Model at two loops
S.-O. Moch (Hamburg Univ.): How the top-quark mass affects electro-weak vacuum stability
A. Westphal (DESY): Inflationary ramifications of a meta-stable Higgs vacuum

application/pdf Poster (1.2 MB)
application/pdf Slides Kniehl (619KB)
Slides Kniehl
application/pdf Slides Moch (433KB)
Slides Moch
application/pdf Slides Westphal (6.0 MB)
Slides Westphal