Supertopcolor

Hiraku Fukushima, Ryuichiro Kitano, Masahiro Yamaguchi

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Abstract

We consider a supersymmetric QCD with soft supersymmetry breaking terms as the dynamics for the electroweak symmetry breaking. We find various advantages compared to the non-supersymmetric models, such as a natural incorporation of the dynamical top-quark mass generation (the topcolor mechanism), the existence of a boson-pair condensation (the composite Higgs fields) and a large anomalous dimension of the composite operator to cure the flavor-changing-neutral-current and the S-parameter crises of the technicolor theories. The knowledge of the weakly coupled description (the Seiberg duality) enables us to perform perturbative computations in strongly coupled theories. Working in a large flavor theory where perturbative calculations are reliable in the dual description, one can find a stable vacuum with chiral symmetry breaking. The top/bottom quarks and also the Higgsinos obtain masses through a dynamically generated superpotential.

Original languageEnglish
Article number111
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2011
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sep 28

Keywords

  • Supersymmetry phenomenology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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