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Title: Inverse seesaw mechanism, leptogenesis, observable proton decay, and {Delta}{sub R}{sup {+-}{+-}} in supersymmetric SO(10) with heavy W{sub R}

Abstract

We explore the prospects of low-scale leptogenesis in a class of supersymmetric SO(10) models using extra singlet neutrinos (T{sub i}, i=1, 2, 3) and the Higgs representations 126{sub H}+ 126{sub H} as well as 16{sub H}+16{sub H}. A singlet neutrino, which we show can be as light as 10{sup 5}-10{sup 6} GeV, decays through its small mixings with right-handed (RH) neutrinos creating a lepton asymmetry which is explicitly shown to be flavor dependent. While the doublet vacuum expectation value in 16{sub H} triggers the generation of desired mixings, it also induces a large RH-triplet vacuum expectation value that breaks the left-right intermediate gauge symmetry and gives large right-handed neutrino masses. Manifest unification of gauge couplings and generation of heavy RH neutrino masses are achieved by purely renormalizable interactions. The canonical (Type-I) seesaw contributions to the light neutrino mass matrix cancel out while the Type-II seesaw contribution is negligible. Determining the parameters of the dominant inverse seesaw formula by using the underlying quark-lepton symmetry and neutrino oscillation data, we show how leptogenesis under the gravitino constraint is successfully implemented. New formulas for the decay rate and the asymmetry parameter are derived leading to baryon asymmetry within the observed range without invokingmore » a resonant condition on RH neutrinos. The model is found to work for hierarchical as well as inverted hierarchical light neutrino masses. Testable predictions of the model are RH doubly charged Higgs bosons which may be leptophilic and accessible to the Tevatron, LHC or a linear collider. In a model-independent manner, the Drell-Yan pair production cross section at the Tevatron or LHC is shown to be bounded between 59%-79% of their left-handed counterparts with same mass. In contrast to single-step breaking supersymmetric grand unified theories, which predict a long proton lifetime for the decay p{yields}e{sup +{pi}0}, here this lifetime is substantially reduced, bringing it within one order of the current experimental limit.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. National Institute of Science Education and Research, Institute of Physics Campus, Sachivalaya Marg, Bhubaneswar 751005 (India)
  2. Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Jhunsi, Allahabad 211 019 (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21513049
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review. D, Particles Fields
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 82; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.82.093017; (c) 2010 American Institute of Physics; Journal ID: ISSN 0556-2821
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ASYMMETRY; CERN LHC; COUPLING; CROSS SECTIONS; DRELL MODEL; FERMILAB TEVATRON; GAUGE INVARIANCE; GRAND UNIFIED THEORY; HIGGS BOSONS; HIGGS MODEL; LIFETIME; MASS; NEUTRINO OSCILLATION; NEUTRINOS; PAIR PRODUCTION; PARTICLE DECAY; PIONS NEUTRAL; QUARKS; SO-10 GROUPS; SUPERSYMMETRY; SYMMETRY BREAKING; TEV RANGE 100-1000; ACCELERATORS; BOSONS; CYCLIC ACCELERATORS; DECAY; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; ENERGY RANGE; FERMIONS; FIELD THEORIES; HADRONS; INTERACTIONS; INVARIANCE PRINCIPLES; LEPTONS; LIE GROUPS; MASSLESS PARTICLES; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; MESONS; PARTICLE MODELS; PARTICLE PRODUCTION; PIONS; POSTULATED PARTICLES; PSEUDOSCALAR MESONS; QUANTUM FIELD THEORY; SO GROUPS; STORAGE RINGS; SYMMETRY; SYMMETRY GROUPS; SYNCHROTRONS; TEV RANGE; UNIFIED GAUGE MODELS

Citation Formats

Parida, Mina K, Raychaudhuri, Amitava, and Department of Physics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata 700 009. Inverse seesaw mechanism, leptogenesis, observable proton decay, and {Delta}{sub R}{sup {+-}{+-}} in supersymmetric SO(10) with heavy W{sub R}. United States: N. p., 2010. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.82.093017.
Parida, Mina K, Raychaudhuri, Amitava, & Department of Physics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata 700 009. Inverse seesaw mechanism, leptogenesis, observable proton decay, and {Delta}{sub R}{sup {+-}{+-}} in supersymmetric SO(10) with heavy W{sub R}. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.82.093017.
Parida, Mina K, Raychaudhuri, Amitava, and Department of Physics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata 700 009. Mon . "Inverse seesaw mechanism, leptogenesis, observable proton decay, and {Delta}{sub R}{sup {+-}{+-}} in supersymmetric SO(10) with heavy W{sub R}". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.82.093017.
@article{osti_21513049,
title = {Inverse seesaw mechanism, leptogenesis, observable proton decay, and {Delta}{sub R}{sup {+-}{+-}} in supersymmetric SO(10) with heavy W{sub R}},
author = {Parida, Mina K and Raychaudhuri, Amitava and Department of Physics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata 700 009},
abstractNote = {We explore the prospects of low-scale leptogenesis in a class of supersymmetric SO(10) models using extra singlet neutrinos (T{sub i}, i=1, 2, 3) and the Higgs representations 126{sub H}+ 126{sub H} as well as 16{sub H}+16{sub H}. A singlet neutrino, which we show can be as light as 10{sup 5}-10{sup 6} GeV, decays through its small mixings with right-handed (RH) neutrinos creating a lepton asymmetry which is explicitly shown to be flavor dependent. While the doublet vacuum expectation value in 16{sub H} triggers the generation of desired mixings, it also induces a large RH-triplet vacuum expectation value that breaks the left-right intermediate gauge symmetry and gives large right-handed neutrino masses. Manifest unification of gauge couplings and generation of heavy RH neutrino masses are achieved by purely renormalizable interactions. The canonical (Type-I) seesaw contributions to the light neutrino mass matrix cancel out while the Type-II seesaw contribution is negligible. Determining the parameters of the dominant inverse seesaw formula by using the underlying quark-lepton symmetry and neutrino oscillation data, we show how leptogenesis under the gravitino constraint is successfully implemented. New formulas for the decay rate and the asymmetry parameter are derived leading to baryon asymmetry within the observed range without invoking a resonant condition on RH neutrinos. The model is found to work for hierarchical as well as inverted hierarchical light neutrino masses. Testable predictions of the model are RH doubly charged Higgs bosons which may be leptophilic and accessible to the Tevatron, LHC or a linear collider. In a model-independent manner, the Drell-Yan pair production cross section at the Tevatron or LHC is shown to be bounded between 59%-79% of their left-handed counterparts with same mass. In contrast to single-step breaking supersymmetric grand unified theories, which predict a long proton lifetime for the decay p{yields}e{sup +{pi}0}, here this lifetime is substantially reduced, bringing it within one order of the current experimental limit.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVD.82.093017},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
issn = {0556-2821},
number = 9,
volume = 82,
place = {United States},
year = {2010},
month = {11}
}