publication . Preprint . Article . Other literature type . 2017

ALPs Effective Field Theory and Collider Signatures

Brivio, I.; Gavela, M.B.; Merlo, L.; Mimasu, K.; No, J.M.; del Rey, R.; Sanz, V.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 28 Aug 2017
Abstract
We study the leading effective interactions between the Standard Model fields and a generic singlet CP-odd (pseudo)Goldstone boson. Two possible frameworks for electroweak symmetry breaking are considered: linear and non-linear. For the latter case, the basis of leading effective operators is determined and compared with that for the linear expansion. Associated phenomenological signals at colliders are explored for both scenarios, deriving new bounds and analyzing future prospects, including LHC and High Luminosity LHC sensitivities. Mono-$Z$, mono-$W$, $W$-photon plus missing energy and on-shell top final states are most promising signals expected in both fram...
Subjects
arXiv: High Energy Physics::Phenomenology
free text keywords: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology, Regular Article - Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics, QB460-466, Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity, QC770-798, QC, Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous), Engineering (miscellaneous), Particle physics, Physics, Effective field theory, Collider, law.invention, law
Funded by
EC| ELUSIVES
Project
ELUSIVES
The Elusives Enterprise: Asymmetries of the Invisible Universe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 674896
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-ITN-ETN
,
NSF| Programs on Critical Problems in Physics, Astrophysics and Biophysics at the Aspen Center for Physics
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1066293
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences | Division of Physics
,
EC| InvisiblesPlus
Project
InvisiblesPlus
InvisiblesPlus
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 690575
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-RISE
,
EC| INVISIBLES
Project
INVISIBLES
INVISIBLES
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 289442
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP3 | PEOPLE
,
EC| DARKHORIZONS
Project
DARKHORIZONS
Dark Matter and the Early Universe in the LHC Era
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 648680
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-COG
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[13] D. B. Kaplan, Opening the Axion Window, Nucl. Phys. B260 (1985) 215-226.

[24] B. Grzadkowski, M. Iskrzynski, M. Misiak, and J. Rosiek, Dimension-Six Terms in the Standard Model Lagrangian, JHEP 10 (2010) 085, [arXiv:1008.4884]. [OpenAIRE]

[25] F. Feruglio, The Chiral Approach to the Electroweak Interactions, Int. J. Mod. Phys. A8 (1993) 4937-4972, [hep-ph/9301281].

[26] R. Alonso, M. B. Gavela, L. Merlo, S. Rigolin, and J. Yepes, Minimal Flavour Violation with Strong Higgs Dynamics, JHEP 06 (2012) 076, [arXiv:1201.1511].

[27] A. Azatov, R. Contino, and J. Galloway, Model-Independent Bounds on a Light Higgs, JHEP 04 (2012) 127, [arXiv:1202.3415]. [Erratum: JHEP04,140(2013)].

[28] R. Alonso, M. B. Gavela, L. Merlo, S. Rigolin, and J. Yepes, The Effective Chiral Lagrangian for a Light Dynamical "Higgs Particle", Phys. Lett. B722 (2013) 330-335, [arXiv:1212.3305]. [Erratum: Phys. Lett.B726,926(2013)]. [OpenAIRE]

61 references, page 1 of 5
Abstract
We study the leading effective interactions between the Standard Model fields and a generic singlet CP-odd (pseudo)Goldstone boson. Two possible frameworks for electroweak symmetry breaking are considered: linear and non-linear. For the latter case, the basis of leading effective operators is determined and compared with that for the linear expansion. Associated phenomenological signals at colliders are explored for both scenarios, deriving new bounds and analyzing future prospects, including LHC and High Luminosity LHC sensitivities. Mono-$Z$, mono-$W$, $W$-photon plus missing energy and on-shell top final states are most promising signals expected in both fram...
Subjects
arXiv: High Energy Physics::Phenomenology
free text keywords: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology, Regular Article - Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics, QB460-466, Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity, QC770-798, QC, Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous), Engineering (miscellaneous), Particle physics, Physics, Effective field theory, Collider, law.invention, law
Funded by
EC| ELUSIVES
Project
ELUSIVES
The Elusives Enterprise: Asymmetries of the Invisible Universe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 674896
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-ITN-ETN
,
NSF| Programs on Critical Problems in Physics, Astrophysics and Biophysics at the Aspen Center for Physics
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 1066293
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences | Division of Physics
,
EC| InvisiblesPlus
Project
InvisiblesPlus
InvisiblesPlus
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 690575
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-RISE
,
EC| INVISIBLES
Project
INVISIBLES
INVISIBLES
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 289442
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP3 | PEOPLE
,
EC| DARKHORIZONS
Project
DARKHORIZONS
Dark Matter and the Early Universe in the LHC Era
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 648680
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-COG
61 references, page 1 of 5

[4] A. R. Zhitnitsky, On Possible Suppression of the Axion Hadron Interactions. (In Russian), Sov. J. Nucl. Phys. 31 (1980) 260. [Yad. Fiz.31,497(1980)].

[5] M. Dine, W. Fischler, and M. Srednicki, A Simple Solution to the Strong CP Problem with a Harmless Axion, Phys. Lett. B104 (1981) 199-202. [OpenAIRE]

[6] J. E. Kim, Weak Interaction Singlet and Strong CP Invariance, Phys. Rev. Lett. 43 (1979) 103.

[7] M. A. Shifman, A. I. Vainshtein, and V. I. Zakharov, Can Confinement Ensure Natural CP Invariance of Strong Interactions?, Nucl. Phys. B166 (1980) 493-506. [OpenAIRE]

[8] S. Dimopoulos and L. Susskind, A Technicolored Solution to the Strong CP Problem, PRINT-79-0196 (COLUMBIA), CU-TP-148-MC, CU-TP-148.

[9] S. Dimopoulos, A Solution of the Strong CP Problem in Models with Scalars, Phys. Lett. B84 (1979) 435-439.

[10] S. H. H. Tye, A Superstrong Force with a Heavy Axion, Phys. Rev. Lett. 47 (1981) 1035. [OpenAIRE]

[11] B. Holdom and M. E. Peskin, Raising the Axion Mass, Nucl. Phys. B208 (1982) 397-412.

[12] J. E. Kim, A Composite Invisible Axion, Phys. Rev. D31 (1985) 1733.

[13] D. B. Kaplan, Opening the Axion Window, Nucl. Phys. B260 (1985) 215-226.

[24] B. Grzadkowski, M. Iskrzynski, M. Misiak, and J. Rosiek, Dimension-Six Terms in the Standard Model Lagrangian, JHEP 10 (2010) 085, [arXiv:1008.4884]. [OpenAIRE]

[25] F. Feruglio, The Chiral Approach to the Electroweak Interactions, Int. J. Mod. Phys. A8 (1993) 4937-4972, [hep-ph/9301281].

[26] R. Alonso, M. B. Gavela, L. Merlo, S. Rigolin, and J. Yepes, Minimal Flavour Violation with Strong Higgs Dynamics, JHEP 06 (2012) 076, [arXiv:1201.1511].

[27] A. Azatov, R. Contino, and J. Galloway, Model-Independent Bounds on a Light Higgs, JHEP 04 (2012) 127, [arXiv:1202.3415]. [Erratum: JHEP04,140(2013)].

[28] R. Alonso, M. B. Gavela, L. Merlo, S. Rigolin, and J. Yepes, The Effective Chiral Lagrangian for a Light Dynamical "Higgs Particle", Phys. Lett. B722 (2013) 330-335, [arXiv:1212.3305]. [Erratum: Phys. Lett.B726,926(2013)]. [OpenAIRE]

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