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Title: The vector-like twin Higgs

Here, we present a version of the twin Higgs mechanism with vector-like top partners. In this setup all gauge anomalies automatically cancel, even without twin leptons. The matter content of the most minimal twin sector is therefore just two twin tops and one twin bottom. The LHC phenomenology, illustrated with two example models, is dominated by twin glueball decays, possibly in association with Higgs bosons. We further construct an explicit four-dimensional UV completion and discuss a variety of UV completions relevant for both vector-like and fraternal twin Higgs models.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA (United States)
  2. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Uppsala Univ., Uppsala (Sweden)
  4. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States)
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Accepted Manuscript
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Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2016; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Springer Berlin
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Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
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United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS Beyond Standard Model; Discrete Symmetries; Global Symmetries