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Johan Rathsman. Photo.

Johan Rathsman

Senior lecturer

Johan Rathsman. Photo.

Light Higgs bosons in phenomenological NMSSM

Author

  • F. Mahmoudi
  • Johan Rathsman
  • O. Stal
  • L. Zeune

Summary, in English

We consider scenarios in the next-to-minimal supersymmetric model (NMSSM) where the CP-odd and charged Higgs bosons are very light. As we demonstrate, these can be obtained as simple deformations of existing phenomenological MSSM benchmarks scenarios with parameters defined at the weak scale. This offers a direct and meaningful comparison to the MSSM case. Applying a wide set of up-to-date constraints from both high-energy collider and flavor physics, the Higgs boson masses and couplings are studied in viable parts of parameter space. The LHC phenomenology of the light Higgs scenario for neutral and charged Higgs boson searches is discussed.

Department/s

  • Theoretical Particle Physics

Publishing year

2011

Language

English

Publication/Series

European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields

Volume

71

Issue

4

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Springer

Topic

  • Subatomic Physics

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1434-6044