Resonant slepton production and right sneutrino dark matter in left-right supersymmetry

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dc.contributor.author Frank, Mariana
dc.contributor.author Fuks, Benjamin
dc.contributor.author Huitu, Katri
dc.contributor.author Rai, Santosh Kumar
dc.contributor.author Waltari, Harri
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-29T12:18:01Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-29T12:18:01Z
dc.date.issued 2017-05-03
dc.identifier.citation Frank , M , Fuks , B , Huitu , K , Rai , S K & Waltari , H 2017 , ' Resonant slepton production and right sneutrino dark matter in left-right supersymmetry ' , Journal of High Energy Physics , vol. 2017 , no. 05 , 015 . https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP05(2017)015
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dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-7754-9320/work/37105244
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-1626-1585/work/33531973
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/187064
dc.description.abstract Right-handed sneutrinos are natural components of left-right symmetric supersymmetric models where the gauge sector is extended to include right-handed weak interactions. Unlike in other models where right-handed sneutrinos are gauge singlets, here the right sneutrino is part of a doublet and could be a dark matter candidate whose annihilation proceeds via gauge interactions. We investigate this possibility, and find that relic density, low-energy observable and direct supersymmetry search constraints can be satisfied when the lightest supersymmetric particle is a right-handed sneutrino. We introduce benchmarks for left-right supersymmetric realizations where either a sneutrino or a neutralino is the lightest superpartner. We then study the LHC signals arising through resonant right-handed slepton production via a W-R gauge-boson exchange that lead to final states enriched in leptons, additionally containing a large amount of missing transverse momentum, and featuring a low jet multiplicity. We find that such a resonant production would boost the chances of discovering these weakly interacting supersymmetric particles for a mass range extending beyond 1TeV already with a luminosity of 100 fb(-1). Finally, we compare sneutrino versus neutralino scenarios, and comment on differences with other sneutrino dark matter models. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of High Energy Physics
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Supersymmetry Phenomenology
dc.subject LEFT-RIGHT MODEL
dc.subject LEFT-RIGHT SYMMETRY
dc.subject STRONG CP PROBLEM
dc.subject PARITY
dc.subject EXTENSIONS
dc.subject BOSON
dc.subject MASS
dc.subject 114 Physical sciences
dc.title Resonant slepton production and right sneutrino dark matter in left-right supersymmetry en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Department of Physics
dc.contributor.organization Helsinki Institute of Physics
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP05(2017)015
dc.relation.issn 1029-8479
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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