# Higgs bosons in heavy supersymmetry with an intermediate ${m}_{A}$

## Abstract

The minimal supersymmetric standard model leads to precise predictions of the properties of the light Higgs boson degrees of freedom that depend on only a few relevant supersymmetry-breaking parameters. In particular, there is an upper bound on the mass of the lightest neutral Higgs boson, which for a supersymmetric spectrum of the order of a TeV is barely above the one of the Higgs resonance recently observed at the LHC. This bound can be raised by considering a heavier supersymmetric spectrum, relaxing the tension between theory and experiment. In a previous article, we studied the predictions for the lightest *CP*-even Higgs mass for large values of the scalar-top and heavy Higgs boson masses. In this article we perform a similar analysis, considering also the case of a *CP*-odd Higgs boson mass m _{A} of the order of the weak scale. We perform the calculation using effective theory techniques, considering a two-Higgs doublet model and a Standard Model-like theory and resumming the large logarithmic corrections that appear at scales above and below m _{A}, respectively. In conclusion, we calculate the mass and couplings of the lightest *CP*-even Higgs boson and compare our results with the ones obtained by other methods.

- Authors:

- Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (Israel); Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL (United States)
- Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)

- Publication Date:

- Research Org.:
- Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)

- Sponsoring Org.:
- USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)

- OSTI Identifier:
- 1391959

- Alternate Identifier(s):
- OSTI ID: 1224654

- Grant/Contract Number:
- AC02-06CH11357; FG02-13ER41958

- Resource Type:
- Accepted Manuscript

- Journal Name:
- Physical Review. D, Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

- Additional Journal Information:
- Journal Volume: 92; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 1550-7998

- Publisher:
- American Physical Society (APS)

- Country of Publication:
- United States

- Language:
- English

- Subject:
- 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

### Citation Formats

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Lee, Gabriel, and Wagner, Carlos E. M. Higgs bosons in heavy supersymmetry with an intermediate mA. United States: N. p., 2015.
Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.92.075032.
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Lee, Gabriel, & Wagner, Carlos E. M. Higgs bosons in heavy supersymmetry with an intermediate mA. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.92.075032.
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Lee, Gabriel, and Wagner, Carlos E. M. Fri .
"Higgs bosons in heavy supersymmetry with an intermediate mA". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.92.075032. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1391959.
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title = {Higgs bosons in heavy supersymmetry with an intermediate mA},

author = {Lee, Gabriel and Wagner, Carlos E. M.},

abstractNote = {The minimal supersymmetric standard model leads to precise predictions of the properties of the light Higgs boson degrees of freedom that depend on only a few relevant supersymmetry-breaking parameters. In particular, there is an upper bound on the mass of the lightest neutral Higgs boson, which for a supersymmetric spectrum of the order of a TeV is barely above the one of the Higgs resonance recently observed at the LHC. This bound can be raised by considering a heavier supersymmetric spectrum, relaxing the tension between theory and experiment. In a previous article, we studied the predictions for the lightest CP-even Higgs mass for large values of the scalar-top and heavy Higgs boson masses. In this article we perform a similar analysis, considering also the case of a CP-odd Higgs boson mass mA of the order of the weak scale. We perform the calculation using effective theory techniques, considering a two-Higgs doublet model and a Standard Model-like theory and resumming the large logarithmic corrections that appear at scales above and below mA, respectively. In conclusion, we calculate the mass and couplings of the lightest CP-even Higgs boson and compare our results with the ones obtained by other methods.},

doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.92.075032},

journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology},

number = 7,

volume = 92,

place = {United States},

year = {2015},

month = {10}

}

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