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Physics - Particle and Nuclear Physics | Analysis of the Electric Dipole Moment in the R-parity Violating Supersymmetric Standard Model

Analysis of the Electric Dipole Moment in the R-parity Violating Supersymmetric Standard Model

Series: Springer Theses

Yamanaka, Nodoka

2014, XIV, 219 p. 52 illus., 7 illus. in color.

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  • Identifies a new limit to the CP violation of the R-parity-violating supersymmetry using the linear programming method
  • Revises the two-loop level Barr-Zee type RPV contribution to the fermion EDM
  • Provides a detailed review of supersymmetry, the many-body physics of the electric dipole moments
  • Nominated as an outstanding contribution by Osaka University's Physics Department in 2012

In this thesis the author discusses the phenomenology of supersymmetric models by means of experimental data set analysis of the electric dipole moment. There is an evaluation of the elementary processes contributing to the electric dipole moments within R-parity-violating supersymmetry, which call for higher-order perturbative computations.

A new method based on linear programming is developed and for the first time the non-trivial parameter space of R-parity violation respecting the constraints from existing experimental data of the electric dipole moment is revealed. As well, the impressive efficiency of the new method in scanning the parameter space of the R-parity-violating sector is effectively demonstrated. This new method makes it possible to extract from the experimental data a more reliable constraint on the R-parity violation.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Beyond the standard model - Electric dipole moment - Linear programming - Low energy precision test - R-parity violation - Supersymmetric models

Related subjects » Particle and Nuclear Physics - Theoretical, Mathematical & Computational Physics

Table of contents 

Introduction.- The Supersymmetry.- Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model.- R-parity Violation and Phenomenological Constraints.- Backgrounds and Motivations for EDM Search.- Hadron Level Calculation.- Nuclear Level Calculation.- Atomic Level Calculation.- EDM in the Standard Model.- Constraints on Supersymmetric Models from Electric Dipole Moments.- Leading RPV Contributions to the EDM Observables.- Classification of RPV Couplings and RPV Dependence to EDM Observables.- Reappraisal of Constraints on R-parity Violation from EDM at the Leading Order.- Analysis of the Maximal CP Violation of RPV Interactions within 205Tl, 199Hg, 129Xe and Neutron EDM-Constraints Using Linear Programming Method.- Analysis of the RPV Contribution to the P, CP-odd 4-fermion Interaction at the One-loop Level.- Summary and Future Prospects.- Appendix.

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