# Minimal conformal technicolor and precision electroweak tests

@article{Evans2010MinimalCT, title={Minimal conformal technicolor and precision electroweak tests}, author={Jared A. Evans and Jamison Galloway and Markus A. Luty and Ruggero Altair Tacchi}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2010}, volume={2010}, pages={1-31} }

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…

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