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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000090842
Veröffentlicht am 11.02.2019
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6561-6

Phenomenology of the inflation-inspired NMSSM at the electroweak scale

Hollik, Wolfgang Gregor; Liebler, Stefan; Moortgat-Pick, Gudrid; Paßehr, Sebastian; Weiglein, Georg

The concept of Higgs inflation can be elegantly incorporated in the Next-to-Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (NMSSM). A linear combination of the two Higgs-doublet fields plays the role of the inflaton which is non-minimally coupled to gravity. This non-minimal coupling appears in the low-energy effective superpotential and changes the phenomenology at the electroweak scale. While the field content of the inflation-inspired model is the same as in the NMSSM, there is another contribution to the μ term in addition to the vacuum expectation value of the singlet. We explore this extended parameter space and point out scenarios with phenomenological differences compared to the pure NMSSM. A special focus is set on the electroweak vacuum stability and the parameter dependence of the Higgs and neutralino sectors. We highlight regions which yield a SM-like 125GeV Higgs boson compatible with the experimental observations and are in accordance with the limits from searches for additional Higgs bosons. Finally, we study the impact of the non-minimal coupling to gravity on the Higgs mixing and in turn on the decays of the Higgs bosons in ... mehr

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Theoretische Physik (ITP)
Institut für Theoretische Teilchenphysik (TTP)
Institut für Kernphysik (IKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1434-6044, 1434-6052
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-908420
KITopen-ID: 1000090842
Erschienen in The European physical journal / C
Band 79
Heft 1
Seiten Article: 75
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