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Questions tagged [supersymmetric-particles]

Should be used in the context of supersymmetry. A sparticle is also known as a superpartner. Can be used in questions asking the connection between supersymmetry and superstring theory if sparticles are mentioned in the question. Can be used in questions about finding sparticles in the LHC.

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How Supersymmetry solves the hierarchy problem

The fermion contribution to the Higgs mass is $$\Delta m^2_{H}=-\frac{|\lambda_{f}|^2}{8\pi^2}\Lambda^2_{UV}+\dots$$ And the scalar contribution is: $$\Delta m^2_{H}=\frac{\lambda_{s}}{16\pi^2}\...
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Global spontaneusly broken symmetry and SUSY breaking: a “scalar companion” of the Goldstone boson

I was reading the article "Dynamical Supersymmetry Breaking" by Yael Shadmi and Yuri Shirman. In particular i was studing the relation between the presence of a global continus spontaneusly broken ...
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With the LHC about to restart as max energy, are there absolutely no hints or tantalizing signs of Supersymmetry in previous data?

Over the last couple of years I've seen several articles talk about hints or bumps in the data that might point to Supersymmetry. An article in NewScientist from Summer 2012 discussed the discovery of ...
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What does the discovery of the Higgs boson mean for SUSY? [duplicate]

I've seen many differing opinions on how the discovery of the Higgs boson (specifically due to its mass) has effected theories of Super Symmetry, but all seem fairly biased. I'm wondering if someone ...
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Can a superpartner be less massive than its SM counterpart?

Theoretically, can a superpartner be less massive than its standard model counterpart? I realize there are experimental constraints.
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How to find SUSY with near-degenerate masses?

In SUSY models, you can have the case that sparticles and their decay products have near-degenerate masses. For example $$ m(\tilde \chi^\pm_1) - m(\tilde \chi^0_1) < 1\,\mathrm{GeV}$$ Then in ...
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Sparticles: Relationship to supersymmetry and dark matter?

I was attempting to read this paper after watching a show with Brian Greene. As I understand it, sparticles are a prediction of supersymetry, so I was wondering: Wouldn't the discovery of ...