Higgs mass from D-terms: a litmus test

  title={Higgs mass from D-terms: a litmus test},
  author={Clifford Cheung and Hannes L.L. Roberts},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
A bstractWe explore supersymmetric theories in which the Higgs mass is boosted by the non-decoupling D-terms of an extended U(1)X gauge symmetry, defined here to be a general linear combination of hypercharge, baryon number, and lepton number. Crucially, the gauge coupling, gX, is bounded from below to accommodate the Higgs mass, while the quarks and leptons are required by gauge invariance to carry non-zero charge under U(1)X. This induces an irreducible rate, σBR, for pp → X → ℓℓ relevant to… 
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