Publication: W(+/-)Z0 signals from the strongly interacting symmetry-breaking sector
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Herrero, M. J.
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We study the possibilities of unraveling the underlying dynamics of the symmetry breaking sector through the scattering of longitudinal weak bosons in pp collisions. W^ +/- Z^0 channels are considered in the context of a general approach based on chiral perturbation theory, supplemented by a unitarization procedure. The channels considered here are the relevant ones for symmetry breaking sector dynamics such as technicolor, where a I = J = 1 resonance appears in the spectrum. Direct WZ production from quark annihilation via rho-TC-W mixing is also considered and compared with WZ production from the WZ fusion mechanism.