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Title: A Supersymmetric Twin Higgs


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Journal Name: Physical Review D; Journal Volume: 75; Related Information: Journal Publication Date: 2007
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United States

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Hall,Lawrence J., Chang, Spencer, and Weiner, Neal. A Supersymmetric Twin Higgs. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Hall,Lawrence J., Chang, Spencer, & Weiner, Neal. A Supersymmetric Twin Higgs. United States.
Hall,Lawrence J., Chang, Spencer, and Weiner, Neal. Thu . "A Supersymmetric Twin Higgs". United States. doi:.
title = {A Supersymmetric Twin Higgs},
author = {Hall,Lawrence J. and Chang, Spencer and Weiner, Neal},
abstractNote = {No abstract prepared.},
doi = {},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = ,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Apr 06 00:00:00 EDT 2006},
month = {Thu Apr 06 00:00:00 EDT 2006}
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  • In original twin Higgs model, vacuum misalignment between electroweak and new physics scales is realized by adding explicit Z 2 breaking term. Introducing additional twin Higgs could accommodate spontaneous Z 2 breaking, which explains origin of this misalignment. We introduce a class of twin two Higgs doublet models with most general scalar potential, and discuss general conditions which trigger electroweak and Z 2 symmetry breaking. Various scenarios on realising the vacuum misalignment are systematically discussed in a natural composite two Higgs double model framework: explicit Z 2 breaking, radiative Z 2 breaking, tadpole-induced Z 2 breaking, and quartic-induced Z 2more » breaking. Finally, we investigate the Higgs mass spectra and Higgs phenomenology in these scenarios.« less
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