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The Lee-Wick standard model

Grinstein, Benjamín and O'Connell, Donal and Wise, Mark B. (2008) The Lee-Wick standard model. Physical Review D, 77 (2). Art. No. 025012. ISSN 2470-0010. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GRIprd08a

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Abstract

We construct a modification of the standard model which stabilizes the Higgs mass against quadratically divergent radiative corrections, using ideas originally discussed by Lee and Wick in the context of a finite theory of quantum electrodynamics. The Lagrangian includes new higher derivative operators. We show that the higher derivative terms can be eliminated by introducing a set of auxiliary fields; this allows for convenient computation and makes the physical interpretation more transparent. The theory is thought to be unitary, but nevertheless, it does not satisfy the usual analyticity conditions.


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Additional Information:©2008 The American Physical Society. (Received 24 July 2007; published 14 January 2008) D.O.C. would like to thank Stephen Adler for a helpful discussion and for pointing out a useful reference. The work of B.G. was supported in part by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-FG03-97ER40546, while the work of D.O.C. and M.B.W. was supported in part by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-FG03-92ER40701.
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