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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 980687, 12 pages
Research Article

The Higgs Sector of the Minimal SUSY Model

1Universitè de Strasbourg, IPHC, 23 rue du Loess, 67037 Strasbourg, France
2CNRS, UMR7178, 67037 Strasbourg, France

Received 23 April 2015; Revised 17 June 2015; Accepted 25 June 2015

Academic Editor: Kai Schmidt-Hoberg

Copyright © 2015 Lorenzo Basso. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The publication of this article was funded by SCOAP3.


I review the Higgs sector of the extension of the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM). I will show that the gauge kinetic mixing plays a crucial role in the Higgs phenomenology. Two light bosons are present, a MSSM-like one and a -like one, which mix at one loop solely due to the gauge mixing. After briefly looking at constraints from flavour observables, new decay channels involving right-handed (s)neutrinos are presented. Finally, how model features pertaining to the gauge extension affect the model phenomenology, concerning the existence of R-Parity-conserving minima at loop level and the Higgs-to-diphoton coupling, will be reviewed.