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Constraints on charged-Higgs-boson couplings

Abbott, L. F. and Sikivie, P. and Wise, M. B. (1980) Constraints on charged-Higgs-boson couplings. Physical Review D, 21 (5). pp. 1393-1403. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ABBprd80

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Abstract

Using the experimental value of the KL-KS mass difference, the authors derive constraints on charged-Higgs-boson couplings in gauge theories of the weak and electromagnetic interactions. These bounds severely restrict the possible magnitude of charged-Higgs-boson effects in K and D meson decays. The results are based on the observation that charged-Higgs-boson-exchange contributions to K0-K0 mixing are of order 1/MH^2 whereas the corresponding W-boson contribution is only of order mc^2/MW^4.


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Additional Information:©1980 The American Physical Society. Received 2 July 1979. This work was supported by the Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00515. One of us (M.B.W.) also received financial support from the National Research Council of Canada. We thank M. Barnett and G. L. Kane for stimulanting discussions.
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