This is the professional website of Howard Haber, Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
RECENT NEWS
July 6, 2016: My talk entitled Extended Higgs sectors and the alignment limit, given at the 24rd International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions (SUSY 2016) has been posted to Section VII of this website.
July 1, 2016: Today I gave the last of three lectures entitled SM and SUSY Higgs at preSUSY 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. Links to the PDF slides of the three lectures can be found in Section VII of this website.
June 21, 2016: My paper in collaboration with Patrick Draper and Josh Ruderman entitled Partially Natural Two Higgs Doublet Models was published today in the Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP). This paper examines the number of independent finetunings required in the two Higgs doublet model (2HDM) and demonstrates under what circumstances the number of finetunings of the 2HDM can be reduced to the one fine tuning that sets the electroweak scale in the Standard Model. A link to this paper can be found in Section II of this website.
June 15, 2016: Today I gave the last of four lectures entitled Supersymmetric Theory and Models at the 2016 Theoretical Advanced Study Institute (TASI 2016) in Boulder, CO. Links to the PDF slides of the four lectures can be found in Section VII of this website.
June 6, 2016: The erratum to my paper in collaboration with Oscal Stål entitled New LHC Benchmarks for the CPconserving TwoHiggsDoublet Model was published today in European Physical Journal C. A link to this erratum can be found in Section II of this website.
June 3, 2016:
The ReEntry softball team met up with the Might Shmucks in the
Championship game of the UCSC Friday late afternoon coed softball
league. ReEntry came back from an eight run deficit to take a one
run lead in the penultimate inning. After giving up two runs in the
top of the last inning, ReEntry attempted one last comeback. But,
with the tying and winning runs on base, ReEntry was unable to
produce the game winning hit. The result was a one run loss in the
Championship game for the third time since the fall of 2012. For
further details, check out the
UCSC Coed
Softball ReEntry Team Webpage.
May 17, 2016: A corrected version of my paper in collaboration with Oscal Stål entitled New LHC Benchmarks for the CPconserving TwoHiggsDoublet Model was uploaded today to the arXiv. A link to this paper can be found in Section II of this website. An official erratum will be published soon in the European Physics Journal C.
May 12, 2016: My paper in collaboration with Patrick Draper and Josh Ruderman entitled Partially Natural Two Higgs Doublet Models was posted today on the arXiv. A link to this paper can be found in Section II of this website.
In this paper, we consider the implications of a discovery of new light fundamental scalars other than the Standard Model Higgs boson, under the assumption that the electroweak symmetry breaking scale is finetuned (perhaps as a result of selction effects). In this latter case, the common wisdom is that all additional elementary scalars must be heavy. We discuss counterexamples where the Higgs boson is light because of finetuning, and a second scalar doublet is light because a discrete symmetry relates its mass to the mass of the Standard Model Higgs boson. Our examples require new vectorlike fermions at the electroweak scale, and the models possess a rich electroweak vacuum structure.
April 18, 2016: My talk entitled Revisiting the 2012 Higgs Wishlist, given at the KITP Workshop on Experimental Challenges for the LHC Run II has been posted to Section VII of this website.
February 29, 2016: My paper in collaboration with Jérémy Bernon, John F. Gunion, Yun Jiang and Sabine Kraml entitled Scrutinizing the Alignment Limit in TwoHiggsDoublet Models. II.: m_{H}=125 GeV was published today in Physical Review D. In this paper, we examine the theoretical structure and the phenomenological implications of the alignment regime of the 2HDM (with and without decoupling) where the couplings of the heavier of the two CPeven Higgs scalars are nearly indistinguishable from those of the Standard Model (SM) Higgs boson. Implications for Run 2 at the LHC, including expectations for observing the nonSMlike scalar states, are considered. A link to this paper can be found in Section II of this website.
February 19, 2016: The Particle Data Group (PDG) announces that updated PDG review articles for the 2016 edition of the Review of Particle Physics are now available at http://pdg.lbl.gov/. In particular, check out my updated review of Supersymmetry, Part I (Theory).
February 17, 2016: My paper, in collaboration with Marcela Carena, Ian Low, Nausheen Shah and Carlos Wagner, entitled Alignment limit of the NMSSM Higgs sector was published today in Physical Review D. In this paper, we identify the Higgs alignment region of the NMSSM parameter space where the observed Higgs boson is predicted to have SMlike properties. The alignment limit in the NMSSM leads to a well defined spectrum in the Higgs and Higgsino sectors, and yields a rich and interesting Higgs boson phenomenology that can be tested at the LHC. A link to this paper can be found in Section II of this website.
January 11, 2016: My presentation to Physics 205 can be found in Section V of this website.
January 3, 2016: The 2016 Particle Physics conference schedule has been posted to Section VIII of this website. Although not intended to be comprehensive, it covers many conferences that overlap with my research interests.
December 31, 2015: My three year term as SecretaryTreasurer of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society has now come to an end. Best of luck to my successor, Kate Scholberg!
Listings of older news items are stored here.
I. Research
The basic themes underlying my research program involve the study of: (i) the dynamics responsible for electroweak symmetry breaking; (ii) the theory and phenomenology of Higgs bosons; (iii) TeVscale supersymmetry as a framework for incorporating a weaklycoupled Higgs sector; (iv) the phenomenology of signals for new physics beyond the Standard Model at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and future colliders; and (v) connections of lowenergy phenomena with fundamental scales that lie beyond the TeV scale (e.g. lepton number violation and implications for neutrino masses).
The properties of the newly discovered Higgs boson have profound implications for the dynamics of electroweak symmetry breaking and the possible structure of new physics that may lie beyond the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics. For example, most approaches to physics beyond the SM include extended Higgs sectors. Present Higgs data suggest that the properties of one of the scalars of the Higgs sector (identified with the observed Higgs boson) must have properties that closely approximate that of the SM Higgs boson. This constraint in turn imposes important constraints on any SM extension. The twoHiggs doublet model (2HDM) is a convenient theoretical laboratory for the study of extended Higgs sectors. Indeed, the two doublet extended Higgs sector is a key component of the simplest supersymmetric extension of the SM.
The theoretical structure and phenomenological profile of the 2HDM has attracted much attention in recent years. My recent work has advocated the importance of a basisindependent treatment of the 2HDM. Recently, I have focused on the relevance of the socalled decoupling and alignment limits of the 2HDM in which one of scalars closely resembles the SM Higgs boson. The basisindependent technology provides a very powerful and simple framework for studying and interpreting these limits.
If new physics beyond the SM emerges at the LHC, it will be essential
to develop techniques for measuring new particle interaction strengths at
high energy colliders. By detecting relations among various independent
couplings, one can ascertain underlying symmetries and distinguish
among different theoretical interpretations of the new physics. For example,
with sufficient precision, it will be possible to provide convincing
evidence for or against a supersymmetric interpretation of new
fundamental physics phenomena. A precision Higgs program at the LHC
and at a future collider (such as the proposed International Linear Collider)
can also provide important clues as to what may lie beyond the Standard Model.
II. Publications
All my profession publications can be found here on the INSPIRE HEP database.
Most of my professional publications since 1992 are stored on the eprint archive hosted by arXiv.org. PDF and Postscript versions of the stored papers can be found here.
Links to my 2016 publications:

Partially Natural Two Higgs Doublet Models
Patrick Draper, Howard E. Haber, Joshua T. Ruderman. May 10, 2016. 31 pp.
SCIPP16/06 and NSFKITP1604
Published in JHEP 06 (2016) 124
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP06(2016)124
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ePrint: arXiv:1605.03237 [hepph]  PDF
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Scrutinizing the Alignment Limit in TwoHiggsDoublet Models. Part 2: m_{H}=125 GeV
Jérémy Bernon (LPSC, Grenoble), John F. Gunion (UC, Davis (main)), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz, Inst. Part. Phys.), Yun Jiang (UC, Davis & Bohr Inst. & Copenhagen U.), Sabine Kraml (LPSC, Grenoble). Nov 11, 2015. 43 pp.
LPSC15274, UCD2015002, SCIPP15/13
Published in Phys.Rev. D93 (2016) 035027
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.035027
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ePrint: arXiv:1511.03682 [hepph]  PDF
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On the Alignment Limit of the NMSSM Higgs Sector
Marcela Carena, Howard E. Haber, Ian Low, Nausheen R. Shah, Carlos E. M. Wagner. Oct 30, 2015. 60 pp.
EFI1532, FERMILABPUB15407T, MCTP1515, SCIPP 15/12, WSUHEP1505
Published in Phys.Rev. D93 (2016) 035013
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.93.035013
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ePrint: arXiv:1510.09137 [hepph]  PDF
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Links to my 2015 publications:

New LHC Benchmarks for the CPconserving TwoHiggsDoublet Model
Howard E. Haber, Oscar Stål. July 15, 2015. 37 pp.
SCIPP1510
Published in Eur.Phys.J. C75 (2015) 491, Erratumibid. C76 (2016) 312
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s100520153697x, 10.1140/epjc/s1005201641514
Published version: [PDF] [Erratum]
ePrint: arXiv:1507.04281 [hepph]  PDF
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Scrutinizing the Alignment Limit in TwoHiggsDoublet Models. Part 1: m_{h} = 125 GeV
Jérémy Bernon, John F. Gunion, Howard E. Haber, Yun Jiang, Sabine Kraml. July 3, 2015. 48 pp.
LPSC15154, UCD2015001, SCIPP15/08
Published in Phys.Rev. D92 (2015) 075004
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.92.075004
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ePrint: arXiv:1507.00933 [hepph]  PDF
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Preserving the validity of the TwoHiggs Doublet Model up to the Planck scale
Pedro Ferreira (Lisbon, ISEL & Lisbon U., CFTC), Howard E. Haber, Edward Santos (UC, Santa Cruz). May 15, 2015. 36 pp.
SCIPP1507
Published in Phys.Rev. D92 (2015) 033003
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.92.033003
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ePrint: arXiv:1505.04001 [hepph]  PDF
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Complementarity Between NonStandard Higgs Boson Searches and Precision Higgs Boson Measurements in the MSSM
Marcela Carena, Howard E. Haber, Ian Low, Nausheen R. Shah, Carlos E. M. Wagner. Oct 18, 2014. 43 pp.
EFI1436, FERMILABPUB14392T, MCTP1437, SCIPP1416
Published in Phys.Rev. D91 (2015) 035003
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.91.035003
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ePrint: arXiv:1410.4969 [hepph]  PDF
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Link to my most recent conference proceedings:

The Higgs data and the Decoupling Limit
Howard E. Haber. Dec 31, 2013. 15 pp.
SCIPP1315.
Published in the Proceedings of the Toyama International Workshop on Higgs as a Probe of New Physics 2013 (HPNP2013) on eConf
ePrint: arXiv:1401.0152 [hepph]  PDF
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Twelve selected publications from the last twelve years are listed below.

Probing wrongsign Yukawa couplings at the LHC and a future linear collider
P.M. Ferreira, John F. Gunion, Howard E. Haber, Rui Santos. Mar 19, 2014. 24 pp.
SCIPP1402, UCD20142
Published in Phys.Rev. D89 (2014) 115003
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.89.115003
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ePrint: arXiv:1403.4736 [hepph]  PDF
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Decoupling of the Righthanded Neutrino Contribution to the Higgs Mass in Supersymmetric Models
Patrick Draper, Howard E. Haber. Apr 22, 2013. 27 pp.
SCIPP1304.
Published in Eur.Phys.J. C73 (2013) 2522
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s1005201325227
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ePrint: arXiv:1304.6103 [hepph]  PDF
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Massdegenerate Higgs bosons at 125 GeV in the TwoHiggsDoublet Model.
P.M. Ferreira, Howard E. Haber, Rui Santos, Joao P. Silva. Nov 2012. 17 pp.
SCIPP1214.
Published in Phys.Rev. D87 (2013) 055009
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.87.055009
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ePrint: arXiv:1211.3131 [hepph]  PDF
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Grouptheoretic Condition for Spontaneous CP Violation.
Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz), Ze'ev Surujon (UC, Irvine). Jan 2012. 25 pp.
SCIPP1201, UCITR201201.
Published in Phys.Rev. D86 (2012) 075007
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.86.075007
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ePrint: arXiv:1201.1730 [hepph] PDF
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Basisindependent methods for the twoHiggsdoublet model III: The CPconserving limit, custodial symmetry, and the oblique parameters S, T, U.
Howard E. Haber, Deva O'Neil (UC, Santa Cruz). Nov 2010. 58 pp.
SCIPP1018.
Published in Phys.Rev. D83 (2011) 055017
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.83.055017
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ePrint: arXiv:1011.6188 [hepph]
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Supersymmetric Monojets at the Large Hadron Collider.
Benjamin C. Allanach (Cambridge U., DAMTP), Sebastian Grab, Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz). Oct 2010. 42 pp.
DAMTP201083, SCIPP1016.
Published in JHEP 1101 (2011) 138, Erratumibid. 1107 (2011) 087, Erratumibid. 1109 (2011) 027
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP01(2011)138, 10.1007/JHEP07(2011)087, 10.1007/JHEP09(2011)027
Published version: [PDF] [Erratum 1] [Erratum 2]
ePrint: arXiv:1010.4261 [hepph]
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Geometric picture of generalizedCP and Higgsfamily transformations in the twoHiggsdoublet model.
P.M. Ferreira (Lisbon, ISEL & Lisbon U., CFTC), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz), M. Maniatis, O. Nachtmann (Heidelberg U.), Joao P. Silva (Lisbon, ISEL & Lisbon, IST). Oct 2010. 31 pp.
SCIPP1015, HDTHEP101.
Published in Int.J.Mod.Phys. A26 (2011) 769808
DOI: 10.1142/S0217751X11051494
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ePrint: arXiv:1010.0935 [hepph]
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Hard supersymmetrybreaking 'wrongHiggs' couplings of the MSSM.
Howard E. Haber, John D. Mason (UC, Santa Cruz). Nov 2007. 32 pp.
SCIPP0716.
Published in Phys.Rev. D77 (2008) 115011
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.77.115011
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ePrint: arXiv:0711.2890 [hepph]
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Seesaw mechanism in the sneutrino sector and its consequences.
Athanasios Dedes (Durham U., IPPP & Ioannina U.), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz), Janusz Rosiek (Durham U., IPPP & Warsaw, CFT). Jul 2007. 63 pp.
IPPP0716,CPT0732, SCIPP0710.
Published in JHEP 0711 (2007) 059
DOI: 10.1088/11266708/2007/11/059
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ePrint: arXiv:0707.3718 [hepph]
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Basisindependent methods for the twoHiggsdoublet model. II. The Significance of tan beta.
Howard E. Haber, Deva O'Neil (UC, Santa Cruz). Feb 2006. 48 pp.
SCIPP0601.
Published in Phys.Rev. D74 (2006) 015018, Erratumibid. D74 (2006) 059905
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.74.015018, 10.1103/PhysRevD.74.059905
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ePrint: hepph/0602242  PDF
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Basisindependent methods for the twoHiggsdoublet model
Sacha Davidson (Durham U., IPPP & Lyon, IPN), Howard E. Haber (Durham U., IPPP & UC, Santa Cruz). Apr 2005. 45 pp.
IPPP0323, DCPT0346, SCIPP0415.
Published in Phys.Rev. D72 (2005) 035004, Erratumibid. D72 (2005) 099902
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.035004, 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.099902
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The CP conserving two Higgs doublet model: The Approach to the decoupling limit
John F. Gunion (UC, Davis), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz). Jul 2002. 42 pp.
SCIPP0210.
Published in Phys.Rev. D67 (2003) 075019
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.67.075019
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My two most highly cited papers (not including reviews) are listed below.

Can the mass of the lightest Higgs boson of the minimal supersymmetric model be larger than m(Z)?
Howard E. Haber, Ralf Hempfling (UC, Santa Cruz). Nov 1990. 12 pp.
Published in Phys.Rev.Lett. 66 (1991) 18151818
SCIPP9042
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.66.1815
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Higgs Bosons in Supersymmetric Models. 1.
J.F. Gunion (UC, Davis), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz & SLAC). Aug 1984. 111 pp.
Published in Nucl.Phys. B272 (1986) 1, Erratumibid. B402 (1993) 567569
SLACPUB3404.
DOI: 10.1016/05503213(86)903408; 10.1016/05503213(93)906537
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An article on the Higgs boson meant for a broader audience can be found below.
Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz). Mar 2012.
Published in Physics 5 (2012) 32
DOI: 10.1103/Physics.5.32
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The Higgs boson explained in 60 seconds
Howard E. Haber, Symmetry Magazine, volume 3, issue 6 (August, 2006)
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III. Published Reviews

Supersymmetry, Part I (Theory).
Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz). Oct. 2013. 55 pp.

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from the 2014 edition of the
Particle Data Group Collaboration (K A Olive (Minnesota U.) et al.). 2014. 1675 pp.
Published in Chin.Phys. C38 (2014) 090001
DOI: 10.1088/16741137/38/9/090001
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ILC Higgs White Paper
D.M. Asner, T. Barklow, C. Calancha, K. Fujii, N. Graf, H.E. Haber, A. Ishikawa, S. Kanemura, S. Kawada, M. Kurata et al.. Oct 23, 2013. 152 pp.
ePrint: arXiv:1310.0763 [hepph]  PDF
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Twocomponent spinor techniques and Feynman rules for quantum field theory and supersymmetry.
Herbi K. Dreiner (Bonn U.), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz), Stephen P. Martin (Northern Illinois U. & Fermilab). Dec 2008. 246 pp.
BNTH200812, SCIPP0808.
Published in Phys.Rept. 494 (2010) 1196
DOI: 10.1016/j.physrep.2010.05.002
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ePrint: arXiv:0812.1594 [hepph]
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Higgs boson theory and phenomenology.
Marcela Carena (Fermilab), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz). Aug 2002. 87 pp.
hepph/0208209,FERMILABPUB02114T, SCIPP0207.
Published in Prog.Part.Nucl.Phys. 50 (2003) 63152
DOI: 10.1016/S01466410(02)001771
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ePrint: hepph/0208209
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Spin formalism and applications to new physics searches.Postscript and PDF from this website.
Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz & Santa Barbara, KITP). Apr 1994. 83 pp.
hepph/9405376, SCIPP9349, NSFITP9430, C930726.
Published in In *Stanford 1993, Spin structure in high energy processes* 231272
Presented at Conference: C930726
ePrint: hepph/9405376
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The Search for Supersymmetry: Probing Physics Beyond the Standard Model.
Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz & SLAC), Gordon L. Kane (Michigan U.). Jan 1984. 376 pp.
UMHETH8317, SCIPP8547.
Published in Phys.Rept. 117 (1985) 75263
DOI: 10.1016/03701573(85)900511
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Webpage for Twocomponent spinor techniques and Feynman rules for quantum field theory and supersymmetry, maintained by Stephen P. Martin. Both the arXiv version and the Physics Reports version use the spacetime metric signature (+1,1,1,1), as is found for example in the field theory textbooks by Ramond, and by Peskin and Schroeder . However, many people including one of the authors (S.P. Martin) prefer the metric signature (1, +1, +1, +1), as is found for example in the textbooks by Weinberg, by Wess and Bagger, by Srednicki, and in Martin's Supersymmetry Primer. Here is a PDF file of v5 of our review with the (1, +1, +1, +1) metric convention, which should be identical in content in every other respect: DHMspinors_v5.pdf.
The list of known corrections to the Physics Reports version (September 2010) is here: DHM_corr_PhysicsReports.pdf.
The list of known corrections to the arXiv v5 (311 pages, August 2010) is here: DHM_corr_v5.pdf.
Both the (+1,1,1,1) and the (1, +1, +1, +1) metric versions were made
from the single LaTeX file
DHMspinors_v5.tex.
[If you are curious and want to LaTeX this for some reason, you may need
the style files found
here; other packages used should be in most standard LaTeX
distributions.
The choice of metric signature is implemented by simply changing
a single character in the LaTeX file, namely the
argument
of line 16, with \def\signofmetric{0} corresponding
to the (+1,1,1,1) metric and \def\signofmetric{1} to the
(1, +1, +1, +1) metric.]
IV. Published Books
Coauthored books

The Higgs Hunter's Guide.
John F. Gunion (UC, Davis), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz), Gordon L. Kane (Michigan U.), Sally Dawson (Brookhaven). Jun 1989. 404 pp.
SCIPP89/13, UCD894, BNL41644.
Published in Front. Phys. 80 (2000) 1448
Link to The Higgs Hunter's Guide webpage at the Perseus Books Group.
You can also order an ebook version of the Higgs Hunter's Guide from ebooks.com. A limited preview is available.
John F. Gunion (UC, Davis), Howard E. Haber (UC, Santa Cruz), Gordon L. Kane (Michigan U.), Sally Dawson (Brookhaven). Dec 1992. 5 pp.
hepph/9302272, SCIPP9258.
ePrint: hepph/9302272

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Edited books

Particle physics and cosmology: The quest for physics beyond the standard model(s). Proceedings, Theoretical Advanced Study Institute, TASI 2002, Boulder, USA, June 328, 2002.
H.E. Haber, (ed.) (UC, Santa Cruz), A.E. Nelson, (ed.) (Washington U., Seattle). 2004. 892 pp.
ISBN9789812388926.
Prepared for Conference: C020602.1 (River Edge, USA: World Scientific (2004) 892 p)Link to Particle Physics and Cosmology webpage at World Scientific Publishing.

Electroweak symmetry breaking and new physics at the TeV scale.
T.L. Barklow, (ed.) (SLAC), S. Dawson, (ed.) (Brookhaven), H.E. Haber, (ed.) (UC, Santa Cruz), J.L. Siegrist, (ed.) (LBL, Berkeley). 1996.
Published in Singapore, Singapore: World Scientific (1996) 736 p. (Advanced series on directions in high energy physics. 16)Link to Electroweak Symmetry Breaking and New Physics at the TeV Scale webpage at World Scientific Publishing.

From The Planck Scale To The Weak Scale: Toward A Theory Of The Universe. Proceedings, Theoretical Advanced Study Institute In Elementary Particle Physics, Santa Cruz, Usa, June 23  July 18, 1986. Vol. 2.
H.E. Haber, (Ed.) (UC, Santa Cruz). 1987.
Published in SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE: WORLD SCIENTIFIC (1987) 497953 
From The Planck Scale To The Weak Scale: Toward A Theory Of The Universe. Proceedings, Theoretical Advanced Study Institute In Elementary Particle Physics, Santa Cruz, Usa, June 23  July 18, 1986. Vol. 1.
H.E. Haber, (Ed.). 1987.
Published in SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE: WORLD SCIENTIFIC (1987) 1495
V. Teaching
 Winter 2016 Physics 218 Advanced Quantum Field Theory
 Winter, 2016 Physics 205 Introduction to Research "Research on the Theory of the Terascale" [PDF  Powerpoint]
 Fall, 2015 Physics 171 General Relativity, Black Holes, and Cosmology
 Spring, 2015 Physics 251 Group Theory and Modern Physics
 Winter, 2013 Physics 214 Electromagnetism II
 Fall, 2012 Physics 116C Mathematical Methods in Physics III
 Spring, 2012 Physics 216 Advanced Topics in NonRelativistic Quantum Mechanics
 Winter, 2011 Physics 116A Mathematical Methods in Physics I
 Fall, 2009 Physics 139B Quantum Mechanics II
 Winter, 2009 Physics 5B Introduction to Physics II
 Winter, 2000 Physics 112 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
VI. Notes and other writings
 Toward a set of 2HDM benchmarks [PDF  PS]
 The eigenvalues of the quadratic Casimir operator and secondorder indices of a simple Lie algebra [PDF  PS]
 Notes on basis changes and matrix diagonalization [PDF  PS]
 Notes on the complex inverse trigonometric and hyperbolic functions and their principal values [PDF  PS]
 Proof of a trace inequality in matrix algebra [PDF  PS]
 Notes on the spontaneous breaking of SU(N) and SO(N) via a secondrank tensor multiplet [PDF  PS]
 Notes on antisymmetric matrices and the pfaffian [PDF  PS]
 Complex representation of scalar fields and the embedding of U(n) in SO(2n) [PDF  PS]
 The probability that a product of random numbers is less than a fixed constant [PDF  PS]
 Massless Majorana and Weyl fermions cannot be distinguished [PDF  PS]
VII. Talks at conferences, workshops and schools, 20042016
2016 Conferences and workshops
 The 24rd International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions (SUSY 2016), in Melbourne, Australia, July 6, 2016 Extended Higgs sectors and the alignment limit [PDF]
 KITP Workshop on the Experimental Challenges for the LHC Run II at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA, April 18, 2016 Revisiting the 2012 Higgs Wishlist [PDF]
2015 Conferences and workshops
 The 23rd International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions (SUSY 2015), at Granlibakken Conference Center & Lodge, Tahoe City, CA, August 24, 2015 Partially Natural Two Higgs Doublet Models [PDF]

2HDM
Benchmark Discussion,
CERN, June 23, 2015
LHC Benchmarks for the CPconserving 2HDM
[PDF]
An expanded version of this talk was given on July 1, 2015 at an LIP Seminar at Laboratorio de Instrumentacao e Fisica Experimental de Particulas in Lisbon, Portugal [PDF]  Third KUTS Workshop at LPTHE in Paris, France, May 20, 2015 The Alignment Limit of the MSSM Higgs sectorthe Impact of Radiative Corrections [PDF]
 The 4th MCTP Spring Symposium on Higgs Boson Physics in the Standard Model and Beyond at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, April 20, 2015 Partially Natural Two Higgs Doublet Models [PDF]
 The 2nd Toyama International Workshop on "Higgs as a Probe of New Physics 2015" (HPNP2015), Toyama, Japan, February 14, 2015 Constraints on the alignment limit of the MSSM Higgs sector [PDF]
 SiD Workshop, January 2015 at SLAC, January 12, 2015 Higgs Physics and the ILC [PDF]
Professional talks at conferences and workshops in previous years are stored here.
Schools and Pedagogical Lectures
 PreSUSY 2016, preceding the 24th International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions, Melbourne, Austrailia, 27 JuneJuly 8, 2016 SM and SUSY Higgs [Lecture 1  Lecture 2  Lecture 3]
 2016 Theoretical Advanced Study Institute (TASI 2016), 6 June1 July 2016, Supersymmetric Theories and Models [Lecture 1  Lecture 2  Lecture 3  Lecture 4]
 The 40th SLAC Summer Institute, The Electroweak Scale: Unraveling the Mysteries at the LHC, 23 July3 August 2012, Electroweak Symmetry Breaking (EWSB): The Basics [Lecture 1  Lecture 2]
 Idpasc Higgs School, Foz do Arelho, Portugal, 69 Sept 2011, Theory of Higgs Bosons: The Standard Model and Beyond [PDF]
 The Pre SUSY school, preceding the 18th International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions, Bonn, Germany, 1921 August, 2010, Twocomponent Spinor Formalism: practical methods for treating Majorana fermions [PDF]
 Spaatind 2010: Nordic Conference in Particle Physics Spaatind 2010, Spaatind, Norway, 28 January 2010, Introduction to Electroweak Symmetry Breaking [PDF]; Twocomponent spinor formalism [PDF]
 Collider Phenomenology, DESY Theory Workshop, DESY Hamburg, Germany, 29 September1 October 2009 Introduction to Electroweak Symmetry Breaking [PDF]
 The CERNFermilab 2008 Hadron Collider Physics Summer School, Fermilab, August 1222, 2008, Higgs Boson Theory and Phenomenology [PDF]
 PreSUSY 2005, preceding the 13th International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions, IPPP Durham, 29 JuneJuly 15, 2005 Practical methods for treating Majorana fermions [PDF]
 PSI Zuoz Summer School on Particle Physics, Zuoz, Switzerland, 1521 August, 2004 Introduction to Supersymmetry [Lecture 1 Lecture 2 Lecture 3 Lecture 4]
VIII. 2016 Conferences and workshops in particle physics
6th International Workshop on High Energy Physics in the LHC Era [HEP2016], January 612, 2016, in Valparaiso, Chile
Aspen Center for Physics Winter Conference on Particle Physics: Particle Physics on the Verge of Another Discovery?, January 1016, 2016, in Aspen, CO
The 11th Workshop of LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, January 1315, 2016 at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland
CLIC Workshop 2016, January 1822, 2016 at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Fourth KUTS Workshop, January 2022, 2016 in Heidelberg, Germany
Martin Perl Symposium, February 12, 2016 at SLAC, Stanford, CA USA
UCLA Dark Matter 2016 Symposium, February 1719, 2016 at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA USA
XXVIII Workshop Beyond the Standard Model, February 2225, 2016 at the Physikzentrum in Bad Honnef, Germany
Conference on New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider, February 29March 4, 2016, at the Nanyang Executive Centre, NTU, Singapore
30th Rencontres de Physique de la Vallée d'Aoste on Results and Perspectives in Particle Physics, March 612, 2016, at La Thuile, Aosta Valley, Italy
Bay Area Particle Theory Seminar (BAPTS), March 11, 2016 at San Francisco State University (SFSU) in San Francisco, CA
Electroweak Interactions and Unified Theories, March 1219, 2016, at La Thuile, Aosta Valley, Italy
MHV @ 30: Amplitudes and Modern Applications, March 1619, 2016 at Fermilab, Batavia, IL USA
LHC Run II and the Precision Frontier, March 21June 24, 2016 at the KITP, Santa Barbara, CA USA
Experimental Challenges for the LHC Run II, March 28June 3, 2016 at the KITP, Santa Barbara, CA USA
LHCSki 2016, A first discussion of 13 TeV results, April 1015, 2016, at the Oberrgurgl University Center in Tyrol, Austria
American Physical Society April Meeting, April 1619, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah
The 16th International Conference on BPhysics at Frontier Machines [Beauty 2016] May 26, 2016 in Marseille, France
Standard Model at LHC 2016 (SM@LHC), May 36, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA
Phenomenology 2016 Symposium (PHENO 2016), May 911, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA
Higgs Tasting Workshop 2016, May 1521, 2016 in Benasque, Spain
Stresstesting the Standard Model at the LHC, May 2327, 2016 at the KITP, Santa Barbara, CA USA
PLANCK 2016, May 2327, 2016 in Valencia, Spain
The Many Faces of Naturalness, May 29June 19, 2016 at the Aspen Center for Physics in Aspen, CO
European Linear Collider Workshop (ECFALC2016), May 30June 5, 2016, in Santander, Spain
Large Hadron Collider Physics (LHCP2016) Conference, June 1318, 2016 in Lund, Sweden
Fifth KUTS Workshop, June 1517, 2016 in Madrid, Spain
15th Conference in the String Phenomenology Conference series (STRING PHENO 2016), June 2024, 2016 at the University of Ioannina in Ioannina, Greece.
PreSUSY Symposium 2016 June 27July 1, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia
The 24th International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions (SUSY 2016), July 48, 2016
Santa Fe 2016 Summer Workshop on LHC Run 2, July 48, 2016 in Santa Fe, NM USA
XXVII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics [Neutrino 2016], July 49, 2016, in London, UK
5th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics (ICNFP 2016), July 614, 2016 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, in Kolymbari, Greece.
The 12th Workshop of LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, July 78, 2016 at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland
PASCOS2016: 22nd International Symposium on Particles, Strings and Cosmology, July 1016, 2016 in Quy Nhon, Vietnam
2016 Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China (KITPC) workshop on "New Physics at the LHC Run II", July 11August 5, 2016 at the KITPC in Beijing, China
LatinAmerican Conference on High Energy Physics: Particles and Strings II, July 1822, 2016 in Havana, Cuba
Charting the Unknown: interpreting LHC data from the energy frontier, July 25August 12, 2016, at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
38th International Conference on High Energy Physics, August 310, 2016 in Chicago, IL USA [Program]
Zuoz Summer School 2016: Exothiggs, August 1420, 2016 at the Lyceum Alpinum in Zuoz, Switzerland
The LHC Awakens: A New Energy Frontier, August 14September 18, 2016 at the Aspen Center for Physics in Aspen, CO
LoopFest XV, August 1517, 2016 at the University of Buffalo in Amherst, NY USA
SLAC Summer Institute, "New Horizons on the Energy Frontier", August 1526, 2016 at SLAC, in Stanford, CA
Higgs Hunting 2016, August 31September 2, 2016 at LPNHE in Paris, France
Summer School and Workshop on the Standard Model and Beyond, August 31September 12, 2016 in MonRepos, Corfu, Greece
The 6th Workshop on High Precision for Hard Processes (HP2), September 59, 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
A First Glance Beyond the Energy Frontier, September 59, 2016 at the ICTP in Trieste, Italy
Workshop on MultiHiggs Models, September 69, 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal
Invisibles16 Workshop, September 1216, 2016 in Orto Botanico, Padova, Italy
Higgs Days at Santander 2016, September 1923, 2016 in Santander, Spain
Sixth International Workshop on the Prospects for Charged Higgs Discovery at Colliders (CHARGED 2016), October 36, 2016, in Uppsala, Sweden
Higgs Effective Field Theories workshop (HEFT2016), October 2628, 2016 at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University in Copenhagen, Denmark
Higgs Couplings 2016, November 912, 2016 at SLAC, Stanford, CA
Another compilation of upcoming particle physics conferences and workshops can be found here.
Listings of conferences and workshops from previous years are stored here.
IX. University Service
Faculty Perceptions of a UCSC Research Environment in Need of Restoration and Improvement, a report by Howard E. Haber and David M. Harrington, sponsored by the UCSC Committee on Research and contributed in May, 1998 to the Advisory Report of the Millennium Committee. [HTML]
University Committee on Research Policy (UCORP) 19951996 Public web page.
Should UC renew its contract with the Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory? The following web page documents the 1996 UC systemwide campus debate on this question. A town meeting was held on the UCSC campus on March 7, 1996 to discuss these issues.
X. Extracurricular Activities
Some of the physics students and I play softball in the UCSC intramural coed softball league. The fall season runs from early October to early December, and the spring season runs from early April to early June.
Our team, called ReEntry, is sponsored by the STARS organization on campus, which provides support and counseling for returning (or reentry) students to campus. You can follow our season exploits on the ReEntry Team Webpage.
XI. Physics, Math and Computer Links
Book Price comparisons
CERN links
LHC Performance and Statistics
LHC Programme Coordination web pages
ATLAS Online Luminosity [for more details click here]
CMS Online Luminosity [for more details click here]
CERN Physics results
ATLAS ExperimentPublic results
ATLAS Supersymmetry Physics results
CMS Supersymmetry Physics results
Electroweak and Higgs precision observables
LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group (HXSWG)
SFitter Higgs coupling analysis
Higgs boson links
Precision SUSY Higgs Mass Calculation Initiative
LHC Higg Cross Section Working Group Twiki
Heavy Higgs and Beyond Standard Model subgroup of the HXSWG
Handbook of LHC Higgs Cross Sections: 1. Inclusive Observables [Postscript  PDF]
Handbook of LHC Higgs Cross Sections: 2. Differential Distributions [Postscript  PDF]
Handbook of LHC Higgs Cross Sections: 3. Higgs Properties [Postscript  PDF]
High Energy Physics links
High Energy Physics Software and Collider Tools
International Linear Collider
American Linear Collider Working Group
International Linear Collider (ILC) homepage
Journals
Journal of Mathematical Physics
Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA)
Mathematica and Maple links
Mathematics links
Mathematical Association of America
Meetings and Conferences organized by SCIPP Theory
SCIPP Reunion Theory Symposium, April 24, 2015 at the University of California, Santa Cruz
The search for Fundamental Physics: Higgs Bosons & Supersymmetry, A symposium in honor of Michael Dine and Howard Haber on the occasion of their 60th Birthdays, January 46, 2013
West Coast LHC Theory meeting, May 21, 2010
Confronting Challenges in Theoretical Physics, A Symposium in Honor of Tom Banks and Willy Fischler on the Occasion of their 60th Birthdays June 1516, 2009
RADCOR 2000, 5th International Symposium on Radiative Corrections, September 1115, 2000
Particle physics outreach
Physikshow at the University of Bonn
Particle physics jobs
Theoretical Particle Physics Jobs Rumor Mill
High Energy Physics Postdoc Rumor Mill
Physics blogs
AsymptotiaPhysics links
Division of Particles and fields of the APS
Professional publishers
Search links
Tevatron physics results
Tevatron New Phenomena & Higgs Working Group
TeX and LaTeX links
Selected extracts from the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List [PDF]
Using Imported Graphics in LaTeX and pdfLaTeX
XII. Miscellaneous links of interest
Humor
Piled Higher and Deeper (Ph.D. Comics)
Sports
Weather
XIII. Photographs
Photographs that I have taken at various physics conferences and workshops can be found at this link. Pictures of the ReEntry coed softball team from the last eleven years can be found here.
haber@scipp.ucsc.edu
Last Updated: July 20, 2016