126 GeV Higgs in next-to-minimal universal extra dimensions

Thomas Flacke, Kyoungchul Kong, Seong Chan Park

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The discovery of a Higgs boson and precise measurements of its properties open a new window to test physics beyond the standard model. Models with Universal Extra Dimensions are not an exception. Kaluza-Klein excitations of the standard model particles contribute to the production and decay of the Higgs boson. In particular, parameters associated with third generation quarks are constrained by Higgs data, which are relatively insensitive to other searches often involving light quarks and leptons. We investigate implications of the 126 GeV Higgs in next-to-minimal Universal Extra Dimensions, and show that boundary terms and bulk masses allow a lower compactification scale as compared to in minimal Universal Extra Dimensions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)262-267
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Funding Information:
TF is supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MEST) N01120547 . KK is supported in part by the US DOE Grant DE-FG02-12ER41809 and by the University of Kansas General Research Fund allocation 2301566 . SC is supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2011-0010294) and (2011-0029758) .

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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