The experimental investigation of supersymmetry breaking

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If Nature is supersymmetric at the weak interaction scale, what can we hope to learn from experiments on supersymmetric particles? The most mysterious aspect of phenomenological supersymmetry is the mechanism of spontaneous supersymmetry breaking. This mechanism ties the observable pattern of supersymmetric particle masses to aspects of the underlying unified theory at very small distance scales. In this article, I will discuss a systematic experimental program to determine the mechanism of supersymmetry breaking. Both pp and e{sup +}e{sup -} colliders of the next generation play an essential role.

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Peskin, M.E. April 1, 1996.

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If Nature is supersymmetric at the weak interaction scale, what can we hope to learn from experiments on supersymmetric particles? The most mysterious aspect of phenomenological supersymmetry is the mechanism of spontaneous supersymmetry breaking. This mechanism ties the observable pattern of supersymmetric particle masses to aspects of the underlying unified theory at very small distance scales. In this article, I will discuss a systematic experimental program to determine the mechanism of supersymmetry breaking. Both pp and e{sup +}e{sup -} colliders of the next generation play an essential role.

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  • Yukawa international seminar, Kyoto (Japan), 21-25 Aug 1995

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB--7133
  • Report No.: CONF-9508203--2
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 258143
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Peskin, M.E. The experimental investigation of supersymmetry breaking, article, April 1, 1996; Menlo Park, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669412/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.