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Title: Supersymmetry with a sister Higgs boson

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Physical Review D
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Journal Volume: 91; Journal Issue: 5; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2016-12-23 14:41:28; Journal ID: ISSN 1550-7998
American Physical Society
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United States

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Alves, Daniele S. M., Fox, Patrick J., and Weiner, Neal. Supersymmetry with a sister Higgs boson. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.91.055003.
Alves, Daniele S. M., Fox, Patrick J., & Weiner, Neal. Supersymmetry with a sister Higgs boson. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.91.055003.
Alves, Daniele S. M., Fox, Patrick J., and Weiner, Neal. Tue . "Supersymmetry with a sister Higgs boson". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.91.055003.
title = {Supersymmetry with a sister Higgs boson},
author = {Alves, Daniele S. M. and Fox, Patrick J. and Weiner, Neal},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.91.055003},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 5,
volume = 91,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Tue Mar 03 00:00:00 EST 2015}

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