Relaxing the Higgs mass bound in singlet extensions of the MSSM

Kazunori Nakayama, Norimi Yokozaki, Kazuya Yonekura

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We show that the upper bound on the lightest Higgs mass in the MSSM is relaxed by introducing a singlet which couples to the Higgs fields, even at a large tan β region, preferable for explaining the muon anomalous magnetic moment. In the models of a singlet extension, it is known that the upper bound is relaxed by a tree-level contribution, especially at small tanβ region. For large tanβ, however, the requirement for the perturbativity on the singlet-Higgs coupling up to the GUT scale prevents the lightest Higgs from obtaining a large tree-level mass. We construct an explicit UV complete model which allows large singlet-Higgs coupling at low energy without disturbing the perturbativity. The UV completion can be applied for any singlet extension of the MSSM. Moreover, we point out that the radiative correction from the singlet-Higgs coupling becomes dominant, and the lightest Higgs mass can be easily as heavy as 130GeV if this coupling is large enough even for large tanβ.

Original languageEnglish
Article number021
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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