Minimal conformal technicolor and precision electroweak tests

  title={Minimal conformal technicolor and precision electroweak tests},
  author={Jared A. Evans and J. Galloway and M. Luty and R. Tacchi},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
We study the minimal model of conformal technicolor, an SU(2) gauge theory near a strongly coupled conformal fixed point, with conformal symmetry softly broken by technifermion mass terms. Conformal symmetry breaking triggers chiral symmetry breaking in the pattern SU(4) → Sp(4), which gives rise to a pseudo-Nambu-Goldstone boson that can act as a composite Higgs boson. The top quark is elementary, and the top and electroweak gauge loop contributions to the Higgs mass are cut off entirely by… Expand

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