This is the professional website of Howard Haber, Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
RECENT NEWS
October 31, 2014: Version 2 of the paper entitled Complementarity Between NonStandard Higgs Searches and Precision Higgs Measurements in the MSSM was reposted today on the arXiv. The revised version adds a short discussion on possible symmetries that may govern the alignment limit of the twoHiggs doublet model, in contrast to the case of the MSSM where the alignment limit, if present, is the result of an accidental cancellation of treelevel and looplevel contributions. A link to the revised paper can be found in Section II of this website.
October 29, 2014: The San Francisco Giants win the World Series in the deciding Game 7, with a 32 win over the Kansas City Royals. What an epic game! Three hours of high drama and a once in a lifetime pitching performance by Madison Bumgarner to earn a five inning save.
October 21, 2014: My paper in collaboration with Marcela Carena, Ian Low, Nausheen Shah and Carlos Wagner entitled Complementarity Between NonStandard Higgs Searches and Precision Higgs Measurements in the MSSM was posted today on the arXiv. A link to this paper in Section II of this website.
This paper examines the conventional wisdom that the constraints of the precision Higgs data implies that additional non Standard Model (SM)like Higgs bosons of the MSSM should be heavy, with masses larger than about 400 GeV. We demonstrate that this conclusion does not hold when the theory approaches the conditions for "alignment independent of decoupling", where the lightest CPeven Higgs boson has SMlike treelevel couplings to fermions and gauge bosons, independently of the nonstandard Higgs boson masses. We find that precision Higgs measurements and direct searches are complementary, and may soon be able to probe the region of nonSMlike Higgs boson with masses below the top quark pair mass threshold of 350 GeV and low to moderate values of tan β.
September 25, 2014: My talk entitled Constraints on the alignment limit of the MSSM Higgs sector, given at the IFT Program on Physics Challenges in the face of LHC14 at the Instituto de Fisica Teórica in Madrid, Spain has been posted to Section VII of this website. This talk updates the one of the same title given in Lisbon four weeks earlier.
September 23, 2014: My talk entitled Motivations for a stable scalar in an extended Higgs sector, given at the IFT Program on Physics Challenges in the face of LHC14 at the Instituto de Fisica Teórica in Madrid, Spain has been posted to Section VII of this website.
September 9, 2014: My talk entitled 2HDM BenchmarksTheoretical Framework, given at Higgs Days at Santander 2014 has been posted to Section VII of this website.
September 3, 2014: The 2014 edition of the Review of Particle Physics is now available on the Web. Included are the Summary Tables, Particle Listings, pdgLive and Review articles, including my updated review of Supersymmety Theory. The Review of Particle Physics is now published in the August, 2014 issue of Chinese Physics C. A hard copy of the review can be obtained here. [PDF]
September 2, 2014: My talk entitled Constraints on the alignment limit of the MSSM Higgs sector, given at the Workshop on MultiHiggs Models in Lisbon, Portugal has been posted to Section VII of this website.
July 22, 2014: My talk entitled Can the Hbb coupling be equal in magnitude to its SM value but opposite in sign?, given at the SUSY 2014 Conference in Manchester, UK, has been posted to Section VII of this website.
June 13, 2014: I gave a talk via vidyo to the Workshop of the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group at CERN entitled 2HDMReport on recent activities, which has been posted to Section VII of this website.
June 6, 2014: Team ReEntry's attempt to win its third consecutive
UCSC Intramurals Coed Softball Championship was thwarted by Team Musashi.
For more details on the 1812 loss in the Championship game, click on this
link.
June 3, 2014: My paper in collaboration with Pedro Ferreira, Rui Santos and John Gunion, entitled Probing wrongsign Yukawa couplings at the LHC and a future linear collider was published today in Physical Review D. This paper discusses the possibility that all couplings of the recently discovered Higgs boson are close to their Standard Model values in magnitude, but the overall sign of Higgs coupling to downtype fermions is reversed as compared to its Standard Model value. Prospects for detecting this wrongsign Yukawa coupling at the LHC and ILC are investigated. A link to this paper can be found in Section II of the academic website.
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.
Link to my most recent preprint:

Complementarity Between NonStandard Higgs Searches and Precision Higgs 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
ePrint: arXiv:1410.4969 [hepph]  PDF
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Link to my most recent publication:

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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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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Abstract and Postscript and PDF from arXiv.org; INSPIRE HEP Conference database listing [Conference C130213.1  Contributions]
Eleven selected publications from the last eleven years are listed below.

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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Abstract and PDF from arXiv.org; Journal Server  Eur.Phys.J.C.

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, 059905(E) (2006)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.74.015018, 10.1103/PhysRevD.74.059905
Published version: [PDF] [Erratum]
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
Published version: [PDF] [Erratum]
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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
Errata for The Higgs hunter's guide.
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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It seems that Westview Press has removed the link to the Higgs Hunter's Guide. However, it is still possible to order a copy from amazon.com. You can also order an ebook version of the Higgs Hunter's Guide from ebooks.com. A limited preview is available.
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 2015 Physics 218 Advanced Quantum Field Theory
 Fall 2014 Physics 171 General Relativity, Black Holes, and Cosmology
 Winter, 2014 Physics 205 Introduction to Research "Research on the Theory of the Terascale" [PDF  Powerpoint]
 Spring, 2013 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 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, 20042014
2014 Conferences and workshops
 IFT Program on Physics Challenges in the face of LHC14, Madrid, Spain, September 25, 2014 Constraints on the alignment limit of the MSSM Higgs sector [PDF]
 IFT Program on Physics Challenges in the face of LHC14, Madrid, Spain, September 23, 2014 Motivations for a stable scalar in an extended Higgs sector [PDF]
 Higgs Days at Santander 2014, Santander, Spain, September 9, 2014 2HDM BenchmarksTheoretical Framework [PDF]
 Workshop on MultiHiggs Models, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2, 2014 Constraints on the alignment limit of the MSSM Higgs sector [PDF]

SUSY 2014: The 22nd International Conference on Supersymmetry and Unification of Fundamental Interactions, Manchester, UK, July 22, 2014 Can the Hbb coupling be equal in magnitude to its SM value but opposite in sign? [PDF]

Workshop of the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, CERN, June 13, 2014 2HDMReport on recent activities [PDF]

Americas Workshop on Linear Colliders (AWLC14), Fermilab, May 15, 2014 Probing wrongsign Yukawa couplings [PDF]

Americas Workshop on Linear Colliders (AWLC14), Fermilab, May 12, 2014 Higgs Physics [PDF]

KUTS Workshop (I), Precision SUSY Higgs Mass Calculation Initiative, MaxPlanckInstitut für Physik, Munich, Germany, April 11, 2014 Some Issues for Precision Higgs Mass Computations [PDF]

Gunion Fest, University of California, Davis, March 28, 2014 Precision Higgs and Future Colliders [PDF  Powerpoint]

Bay Area Particle Theory Seminar, San Francisco, CA, March 14, 2014 Decoupling and Alignment in Light of the Higgs data [PDF].
2013 Conferences and workshops

LCWS 2013, Tokyo, Japan, November 15, 2013 Higgs/EWSB Working Group Summary [PDF]

2013 InterAcademy Seoul Science Forum, November 12, 2013 The Higgs Boson: Past, Present and Future [PDF]

Higgs Days at Santander 2013, Santander, Spain, September 18, 2013, 2HDM Theory and a strategy for benchmarks [PDF]

Scalars 2013, Warsaw, Poland, September 15, 2013, Higgs Physics at the ILC [PDF]

Higgs Hunting 2013, Orsay, France, July 25, 2013, Higgs physicsapproaching the decoupling limit [PDF  Video]

LHCThe First Part of the Journey, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, July 8, 2013, Decoupling and the MSSM Higgs Mass [PDF  Flash video  QuickTime movie  RealMedia audio]

Snowmass Energy Frontier Workshop, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, July 2, 2013, BSM Higgs Physics at the ILC [PDF]

BSM Heavy Higgs meeting, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, June 26, 2013, CPconserving 2HDM Benchmarks [PDF]
Minutes of this meeting can be found here. 
PDG Workshop on Searches, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, June 23, 2013, Supersymmetry Theory Review [PDF]

Planck 2013: From the Planck scale to the electroweak scale, Bonn, Germany, May 20, 2013, The MSSM Higgs Mass Revisited [PDF]

BSM Heavy Higgs meeting, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, May 15, 2013, 2HDM Benchmarks for LHC Higgs Studies [PDF]
Minutes of this meeting can be found here. 
The LHC Higgs Signal: Characterization, Interpretation and BSM Model Implications, Davis, CA, April 23, 2013, 2HDM Benchmarks for LHC Higgs Studies [PDF]

BSM
Heavy Higgs Meeting, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, March 22, 2013,
2HDM benchmark suggestion
[PDF]
Minutes of this meeting can be found here.  Aspen 2013Higgs Quo Vadis, Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, CO, March 11, 2013, A Higgs Hunter's Perspective [PDF]
 Higgs as a Probe of New Physics 2013 (HPNP2013), University of Toyama, Japan, February 14, 2013, Alternative futures for the Higgs data: are we approaching or receding from the decoupling limit? [PDF]
 The Higgs Symposium, The Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Edinburgh, January 10, 2013, A Higgs Hunter's Perspective [PDF]
Professional talks at conferences and workshops in previous years are stored here.
Schools and Pedagogical Lectures
 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. 2014 Conferences and workshops in particle physics
Aspen Center for Physics Winter Conference on Particle Physics: Frontiers in Particle Physics: From Dark Matter to the LHC and Beyond, January 1824, 2014 in Aspen, CO
Dark Matter 2014, February 2628, 2014 in UCLA
Gunion Fest, March 2829, 2014 in Davis, CA
American Physical Society April Meeting, April 58, 2014 in Savannah, GA
KUTS Workshop I, April 1012, 2014 at MPI, Munich, Germany
After the Discovery: Hunting for a NonStandard Higgs Sector, April 618, 2014 in Benasque, Spain
Workshop on Physics at a 100 TeV Collider, April 2325, 2014 at SLAC [Program]
Phenomenology 2014 Symposium (PHENO 2014), May 57, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA
Americas Workshop on Linear Colliders (AWLC14), May 1216, 2014 at Fermilab [Agenda]
PLANCK 2014, May 2630, 2014 in Paris, France
Large Hadron Collider Physics (LHCP) Conference, June 27, 2014 at Columbia University in New York, NY
Workshop of the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, June 1213, 2014 at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Loopfest XIII, June 1820, 2014 at New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York
PASCOS2014, June 2227, 2014 in Warsaw, Poland
Workshop on Frontiers of New Physics: Colliders and Beyond, June 2327, 2014 in Trieste, Italy
Connecting Flavor Physics with Naturalness: from Theory to Experiment, June 22July 20, 2014 in Aspen, CO
Probing the TeV Scale and Beyond, June 30July 25, 2014 in Mainz, Germany
ICHEP 2014, July 29, 2014 in Valencia, Spain
Higgs Hunting 2014, July 2123, 2014 in Paris, France
SUSY 2014, July 2126, 2014 in Manchester, England
Model Building in the LHC Era, August 331, 2014 in Aspen, CO
Workshop on MultiHiggs Models, September 25, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal
Higgs Days at Santander 2014, September 812, 2014 in Santander, Spain
Prospects for Charged Higgs Discovery at Colliders (CHARGED 2014), September 1618, 2014 in Uppsala, Sweden
Physics Challenges in the face of LHC14, September 1526, 2014 in Madrid, Spain
Workshop on Higgs Effective Field Theories (HEFT2014), September 2830, 2014 in Madrid, Spain
Higgs Couplings 2014 (HC2014), October 13, 2014 in Torino, Italy
2014 International Workshop on Future Linear Colliders (LCWS14), October 610, 2014, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
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
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
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
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: December 22, 2014