Minimal Super Technicolor

Preprint number: CP3-Origins-2010-1
Authors: Matti Antola (University of Helsinki), Stefano Di Chiara (CP3-Origins), Francesco Sannino (CP3-Origins), and Kimmo Tuominen (CP3-Origins)
External link: arXiv.org

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We introduce novel extensions of the Standard Model featuring a supersymmetric technicolor sector (supertechnicolor). As the first minimal conformal supertechnicolor model we consider N=4 Super Yang-Mills which breaks to N=1 via the electroweak interactions. This is a well defined, economical and calculable extension of the SM involving the smallest number of fields. It constitutes an explicit example of a natural superconformal extension of the Standard Model featuring a well defined connection to string theory. It allows to interpolate, depending on how we break the underlying supersymmetry, between unparticle physics and Minimal Walking Technicolor. We consider also other N=1 extensions of the Minimal Walking Technicolor model. The new models allow all the standard model matter fields to acquire a mass.