Same sign di-lepton candles of the composite gluons

  • Aleksandr AzatovEmail author
  • Debtosh Chowdhury
  • Diptimoy Ghosh
  • Tirtha Sankar Ray
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


Composite Higgs models, where the Higgs boson is identified with the pseudo-Nambu-Goldstone-Boson (pNGB) of a strong sector, typically have light composite fermions (top partners) to account for a light Higgs. This type of models, generically also predicts the existence of heavy vector fields (composite gluons) which appear as an octet of QCD. These composite gluons become very broad resonances once phase-space allows them to decay into two composite fermions. This makes their traditional experimental searches, which are designed to look for narrow resonances, quite ineffective. In this paper, we as an alternative, propose to utilize the impact of composite gluons on the production of top partners to constrain their parameter space. We place constraints on the parameters of the composite resonances using the 8 TeV LHC data and also assess the reach of the 14 TeV LHC. We find that the high luminosity LHC will be able to probe composite gluon masses up to ∼ 6 TeV, even in the broad resonance regime.


Beyond Standard Model Technicolor and Composite Models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksandr Azatov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Debtosh Chowdhury
    • 2
  • Diptimoy Ghosh
    • 2
    • 3
  • Tirtha Sankar Ray
    • 4
  1. 1.Theory Division, Physics DepartmentCERNGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.INFN — Sezione di RomaRomeItaly
  3. 3.Department of Particle Physics and AstrophysicsWeizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpurIndia

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