10-15 April 2016
UZ Obergurgl
Europe/Zurich timezone

Induced Electroweak Symmetry Breaking and the Composite Twin Higgs

11 Apr 2016, 18:20
20m
UZ Obergurgl

UZ Obergurgl

University Center Obergurgl Gaisbergweg 5 6456 Obergurgl Austria
Talk MON2

Speaker

Dr Kiel Howe (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

Description

Induced electroweak symmetry breaking is an alternative to the Standard Model mechanism for triggering the Higgs vev which can preserve a Standard-Model-like Higgs decoupled from additional states. In composite Higgs models, this provides a natural mechanism to explain a hierarchy $v \ll f$ between the EWSB scale and the global symmetry breaking scale. In particular, we describe how composite twin Higgs models with minimal tuning can be realized with this mechanism. A unique feature of this model is the presence of both lower and *upper* bounds on the composite global symmetry breaking scales $\sim 700$ GeV $ \lt f \lt \sim 2$ TeV.

Primary author

Dr Kiel Howe (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

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