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Title: Folded supersymmetry with a twist

Folded supersymmetry (f-SUSY) stabilizes the weak scale against radiative corrections from the top sector via scalar partners whose gauge quantum numbers differ from their Standard Model counterparts. This non-trivial pairing of states can be realized in extra-dimensional theories with appropriate supersymmetry-breaking boundary conditions. We present a class of calculable f-SUSY models that are parametrized by a non-trivial twist in 5D boundary conditions and can accommodate the observed Higgs mass and couplings. Although the distinctive phenomenology associated with the novel folded states should provide strong evidence for this mechanism, the most stringent constraints are currently placed by conventional supersymmetry searches. As a result, these models remain minimally fine-tuned in light of LHC8 data and provide a range of both standard and exotic signatures accessible at LHC13.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [3]
  1. Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ (United States); Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ (United States); Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR (United States)
  2. Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA (United States)
  3. Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ (United States)
Publication Date:
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2016; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Springer Berlin
Research Org:
Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA (United States)
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Country of Publication:
United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS phenomenology of large extra dimensions; supersymmetry phenomenology