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Title: Unconventional neutrino mass generation, neutrinoless double beta decays, and collider phenomenology

Abstract

We study a model in which lepton number violation is solely triggered by a dimension 4 hard breaking term in the scalar potential. A minimal model, which contains a SU(2) triplet with hypercharge Y=2 and a pair of singlet doubly charged scalar fields in addition to the standard model (SM) Higgs doublet, is constructed. The model is technically natural in the sense that lepton number is preserved in the limit that the hard term vanishes. SM phenomenology restricts the vacuum expectation value of the triplet scalar field v{sub T}<5.78 GeV. Neutrino masses controlled by v{sub T} are generated at the two loop level and are naturally in the sub-eV range. In general they exhibit normal hierarchy structure. Here the neutrino mass term does not dominate neutrinoless double beta decays of nuclei. Instead the short-distance physics with doubly charged Higgs exchange gives the leading contribution. We expect weak scale singly and doubly charged Higgs bosons to make their appearances at the LHC and the ILC.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 300 (China)
  2. (Canada)
  3. Theory group, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2A3 (Canada)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21020044
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.75.053004; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; CERN LHC; DOUBLE BETA DECAY; EXPECTATION VALUE; FOUR-DIMENSIONAL CALCULATIONS; GEV RANGE; HIGGS BOSONS; HIGGS MODEL; HYPERCHARGE; LEPTON NUMBER; NEUTRINOS; POTENTIALS; REST MASS; SCALAR FIELDS; STANDARD MODEL; SU-2 GROUPS

Citation Formats

Chen, C.-S., Geng, C. Q., Theory group, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2A3, and Ng, J. N.. Unconventional neutrino mass generation, neutrinoless double beta decays, and collider phenomenology. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.053004.
Chen, C.-S., Geng, C. Q., Theory group, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2A3, & Ng, J. N.. Unconventional neutrino mass generation, neutrinoless double beta decays, and collider phenomenology. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.053004.
Chen, C.-S., Geng, C. Q., Theory group, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2A3, and Ng, J. N.. Thu . "Unconventional neutrino mass generation, neutrinoless double beta decays, and collider phenomenology". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.053004.
@article{osti_21020044,
title = {Unconventional neutrino mass generation, neutrinoless double beta decays, and collider phenomenology},
author = {Chen, C.-S. and Geng, C. Q. and Theory group, TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2A3 and Ng, J. N.},
abstractNote = {We study a model in which lepton number violation is solely triggered by a dimension 4 hard breaking term in the scalar potential. A minimal model, which contains a SU(2) triplet with hypercharge Y=2 and a pair of singlet doubly charged scalar fields in addition to the standard model (SM) Higgs doublet, is constructed. The model is technically natural in the sense that lepton number is preserved in the limit that the hard term vanishes. SM phenomenology restricts the vacuum expectation value of the triplet scalar field v{sub T}<5.78 GeV. Neutrino masses controlled by v{sub T} are generated at the two loop level and are naturally in the sub-eV range. In general they exhibit normal hierarchy structure. Here the neutrino mass term does not dominate neutrinoless double beta decays of nuclei. Instead the short-distance physics with doubly charged Higgs exchange gives the leading contribution. We expect weak scale singly and doubly charged Higgs bosons to make their appearances at the LHC and the ILC.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.053004},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
number = 5,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}