High Energy Physics Seminars

ics High Energy
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
3:30 PM
Physics Building, Room 204
Daniel Stolarski [Host: Chris Neu]
University of Maryland
"Little Higgs and Superlatives"
Little Higgs models revive the old idea of the Higgs being a pseudo-Goldstone boson. These models are motivated by the little hierarchy problem and present many interesting signatures for the LHC. In this talk I will review the Little Higgs mechanism and describe some of the models in the literature. I will then describe some of the problems with existing models, and conclude by discussing a new model that I worked on with Jesse Thaler and Martin Schmaltz (arXiv:1006.1356 [hep-ph]).

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