Folded Supersymmetry and the LDP Paradox

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We present a new class of models that stabilize the weak scale against radiative corrections up to scales of order 5 TeV without large corrections to precision electroweak observables. In these ''folded supersymmetric'' theories the one loop quadratic divergences of the Standard Model Higgs field are canceled by opposite spin partners, but the gauge quantum numbers of these new particles are in general different from those of the conventional superpartners. This class of models is built around the correspondence that exists in the large N limit between the correlation functions of supersymmetric theories and those of their non-supersymmetric orbifold daughters. ... continued below

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Burdman, Gustavo; Chacko, Z.; Goh, Hock-Seng & Harnik, Roni September 21, 2006.

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We present a new class of models that stabilize the weak scale against radiative corrections up to scales of order 5 TeV without large corrections to precision electroweak observables. In these ''folded supersymmetric'' theories the one loop quadratic divergences of the Standard Model Higgs field are canceled by opposite spin partners, but the gauge quantum numbers of these new particles are in general different from those of the conventional superpartners. This class of models is built around the correspondence that exists in the large N limit between the correlation functions of supersymmetric theories and those of their non-supersymmetric orbifold daughters. By identifying the mechanism which underlies the cancellation of one loop quadratic divergences in these theories, we are able to construct simple extensions of the Standard Model which are radiatively stable at one loop. Ultraviolet completions of these theories can be obtained by imposing suitable boundary conditions on an appropriate supersymmetric higher dimensional theory compactified down to four dimensions. We construct a specific model based on these ideas which stabilizes the weak scale up to about 20 TeV and where the states which cancel the top loop are scalars not charged under Standard Model color. Its collider signatures are distinct from conventional supersymmetric theories and include characteristic events with hard leptons and missing energy.

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  • Grant Number: AC02-76SF00515
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Burdman, Gustavo; Chacko, Z.; Goh, Hock-Seng & Harnik, Roni. Folded Supersymmetry and the LDP Paradox, article, September 21, 2006; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc883624/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.