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Title: Solving the Hierarchy Problem Discretely

Abstract

We present a new solution to the hierarchy problem utilizing nonlinearly realized discrete symmetries. The cancellations occur due to a discrete symmetry that is realized as a shift symmetry on the scalar and as an exchange symmetry on the particles with which the scalar interacts. We show how this mechanism can be used to solve the little hierarchy problem as well as give rise to light axions.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Univ., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1457582
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1498973
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012012
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters Journal Volume: 120 Journal Issue: 26; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

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Hook, Anson. Solving the Hierarchy Problem Discretely. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.261802.
Hook, Anson. Solving the Hierarchy Problem Discretely. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.261802
Hook, Anson. Thu . "Solving the Hierarchy Problem Discretely". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.261802.
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abstractNote = {We present a new solution to the hierarchy problem utilizing nonlinearly realized discrete symmetries. The cancellations occur due to a discrete symmetry that is realized as a shift symmetry on the scalar and as an exchange symmetry on the particles with which the scalar interacts. We show how this mechanism can be used to solve the little hierarchy problem as well as give rise to light axions.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.261802},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 26,
volume = 120,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.261802

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FIG. 1. FIG. 1. : The N = 3 tree-level potential when ϵ2 = 1.3more » $m$$^2_H$. The solid line is the potential with no UV contribution, while the dotted (dashed) line includes the UV generated potential with θ = 0 (θ = $π$) in Eq. (24). If the UV-generated potential has a minimum where the Higgs masses are all negative, then all Higgs masses are at their large natural value. If the UV-generated potential has a minimum where one of the Higgs masses is positive, then there is a light Higgs boson.« less

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