The Hyperbolic Higgs

  • Timothy Cohen
  • Nathaniel Craig
  • Gian F. Giudice
  • Matthew McCullough
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We introduce the Hyperbolic Higgs, a novel solution to the little hierarchy problem that features Standard Model neutral scalar top partners. At one-loop order, the protection from ultraviolet sensitivity is due to an accidental non-compact symmetry of the Higgs potential that emerges in the infrared. Once the general features of the effective description are detailed, a completion that relies on a five dimensional supersymmetric framework is provided. Novel phenomenology is compared and contrasted with the Twin Higgs scenario.


Beyond Standard Model Field Theories in Higher Dimensions Supersymmetric Standard Model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy Cohen
    • 1
  • Nathaniel Craig
    • 2
  • Gian F. Giudice
    • 3
  • Matthew McCullough
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical ScienceUniversity of OregonEugeneU.S.A.
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraU.S.A.
  3. 3.Theoretical Physics DepartmentCERNGenevaSwitzerland

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