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MSSM Higgs benchmark scenarios for Run 2 and beyond: the low tan β region

Bahl, Henning; Liebler, Stefan; Stefaniak, Tim

We propose two new benchmark scenarios for Higgs-boson searches in the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM ). These scenarios are specifically designed for the low tanβ
region. A light Higgs-boson mass prediction compatible with the observed value of 125GeV
is ensured in almost the entire parameter space by employing a flexible supersymmetric (SUSY) mass scale, reaching values of up to 10 16 GeV
. The MSSM Higgs-sector predictions are evaluated in an effective field theory (EFT ) framework that exhibits a Two-Higgs-Doublet-Model at the low scale. In the first scenario all SUSY particles are relatively heavy, whereas the second scenario features light neutralinos and charginos. Both scenarios are largely compatible with the most recent results from Run 2 of the LHC , and we highlight the main phenomenological features relevant for future LHC searches. In particular, we provide a detailed discussion of heavy Higgs-boson decays to neutralinos and charginos in the second scenario, and the arising collider signatures, in order to facilitate the design of dedicated LHC searches in the near future.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000093899
Veröffentlicht am 18.04.2019
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6770-z
Zitationen: 2
Web of Science
Zitationen: 2
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Theoretische Physik (ITP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1434-6044, 1434-6052
KITopen-ID: 1000093899
Erschienen in The European physical journal / C
Band 79
Heft 3
Seiten Art.Nr.: 279
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