Electroweak phase transition in a model with gauged lepton number

  • Alfredo Aranda
  • Enrique Jiménez
  • Carlos A. Vaquera-Araujo
Open Access
Regular Article - Theoretical Physics

Abstract

In this work we study the electroweak phase transition in a model with gauged lepton number. Here, a family of vector-like leptons is required in order to cancel the gauge anomalies. Furthermore, these leptons can play an important role in the transition process. We find that this framework is able to provide a strong transition, but only for a very limited number of cases.

Keywords

Beyond Standard Model Higgs Physics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfredo Aranda
    • 1
    • 2
  • Enrique Jiménez
    • 3
  • Carlos A. Vaquera-Araujo
    • 1
  1. 1.Facultad de Ciencias, CUICBASUniversidad de ColimaColimaMéxico
  2. 2.Dual C-P Institute of High Energy PhysicsColimaMéxico
  3. 3.Instituto de FísicaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMéxicoMéxico

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