Fermionic UV completions of composite Higgs models

Gabriele Ferretti (Department of Fundamental Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg, Sweden) ; Denis Karateev (SISSA, Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste, Italy)

18 March 2014

Abstract: We classify the four-dimensional purely fermionic gauge theories that give a UV completion of composite Higgs models. Our analysis is at the group theoretical level, addressing the necessary (but not sufficient) conditions for the viability of these models, such as the existence of top partners and custodial symmetry. The minimal cosets arising are those of type SU(5)/SO(5) and SU(4)/Sp(4). We list all the possible “hyper-color” groups allowed and point out the simplest and most promising ones.


Published in: JHEP 1403 (2014) 077
Published by: Springer/SISSA
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP03(2014)077
arXiv: 1312.5330
License: CC-BY-4.0



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