Higgs mass from neutrino-messenger mixing

  • Pritibhajan Byakti
  • Charanjit K. KhosaEmail author
  • V. S. Mummidi
  • Sudhir K. Vempati
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


The discovery of the Higgs particle at 125 GeV has put strong constraints on minimal messenger models of gauge mediation, pushing the stop masses into the multi-TeV regime. Extensions of these models with matter-messenger mixing terms have been proposed to generate a large trilinear parameter, A t , relaxing these constraints. The detailed survey of these models [1, 2] so far considered messenger mixings with only MSSM superfields. In the present work, we extend the survey to MSSM with inverse-seesaw mechanism. The neutrino-sneutrino corrections to the Higgs mass in the inverse seesaw model are not significant in the minimal gauge mediation model, unless one considers messenger-matter interaction terms. We classify all possible models with messenger-matter interactions and perform thorough numerical analysis to find out the promising models. We found that out of the 17 possible models 9 of them can lead to Higgs mass within the observed value without raising the sfermion masses significantly. The successful models have stop masses ∼1.5 TeV with small or negligible mixing and yet a light CP even Higgs at 125 GeV.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pritibhajan Byakti
    • 1
    • 3
  • Charanjit K. Khosa
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. S. Mummidi
    • 2
  • Sudhir K. Vempati
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for High Energy PhysicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Harish-Chandra Research InstituteAllahabadIndia
  3. 3.Department of Theoretical PhysicsIndian Association for the Cultivation of ScienceKolkataIndia

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