Journal of High Energy Physics

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NLO QCD bottom corrections to Higgs boson production in the MSSM

  • G. Degrassi
  • P. SlavichEmail author
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We present a calculation of the two-loop bottom-sbottom-gluino contributions to Higgs boson production via gluon fusion in the MSSM. The calculation is based on an asymptotic expansion in the masses of the supersymmetric particles, which are assumed to be much heavier than the bottom quark and the Higgs bosons. We obtain explicit analytic results that allow for a straightforward identification of the dominant contributions in the NLO bottom corrections. We emphasize the interplay between the calculations of the masses and the production cross sections of the Higgs bosons, discussing sensible choices of renormalization scheme for the parameters in the bottom/sbottom sector.


Higgs Physics Beyond Standard Model Supersymmetric Standard Model NLO Computations 


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  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di Roma Tre and INFNRomeItaly
  2. 2.LPTHEParisFrance

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