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Loop corrections to dark matter direct detection in a pseudoscalar mediator dark matter model

Abstract If dark matter (DM) is a fermion and its interactions with the standard model particles are mediated by pseudoscalar particles, the tree-level amplitude for the DM-nucleon elastic scattering is suppressed by the momentum transfer in the non-relativistic limit. At the loop level, on the other hand, the spin-independent contribution to the cross section appears without...

Muon specific two-Higgs-doublet model

We investigate a new type of a two-Higgs-doublet model as a solution of the muon g − 2 anomaly. We impose a softly-broken Z 4 symmetry to forbid tree level flavor changing neutral currents in a natural way. This Z 4 symmetry restricts the structure of Yukawa couplings. As a result, extra Higgs boson couplings to muons are enhanced by a factor of tan β, while their couplings to...

Emergent two-Higgs doublet models

We investigate origin of three features that are often assumed in analysis of two-Higgs doublet models: (i) softly broken Z 2 symmetry, (ii) CP invariant Higgs potential, and (iii) degenerated mass spectra. We extend electroweak gauge symmetry, introducing extra gauge symmetry and extra scalars, and we show that our models effectively derive two-Higgs doublet models at low energy...

Dark matter physics, flavor physics and LHC constraints in the dark matter model with a bottom partner

In the scenario that dark matter (DM) is a weakly interacting massive particle, there are many possibilities of the interactions with the Standard Model (SM) particles to achieve the relic density of DM. In this paper, we consider a simple DM model where the DM candidate is a complex scalar boson. The model contains a new complex gauge singlet scalar boson and a new fermion whose...

Prospects for spin-1 resonance search at 13 TeV LHC and the ATLAS diboson excess

Motivated by ATLAS diboson excess around 2 TeV, we investigate a phenomenology of spin-1 resonances in a model where electroweak sector in the SM is weakly coupled to strong dynamics. The spin-1 resonances, W′ and Z′, are introduced as effective degrees of freedom of the dynamical sector. We explore several theoretical constraints by investigating the scalar potential of the...

Quantum corrections to the spin-independent cross section of the inert doublet dark matter

The inert Higgs doublet model contains a stable neutral boson as a candidate of dark matter. We calculate cross section for spin-independent scattering of the dark matter on nucleon. We take into account electroweak and scalar quartic interactions, and evaluate effects of scattering with quarks at one-loop level and with gluon at two-loop level. These contributions give an...

Lepton-specific two Higgs doublet model as a solution of muon g − 2 anomaly

AbstractWe discuss the Type-X (lepton-specific) two Higgs doublet model as a solution of the anomaly of the muon g − 2. We consider various experimental constraints on the parameter space such as direct searches for extra Higgs bosons at the LEP II and the LHC Run-I, electroweak precision observables, the decay of B s → μ+μ−, and the leptonic decay of the tau lepton. We find that...

Gauge invariant Barr-Zee type contributions to fermionic EDMs in the two-Higgs doublet models

We calculate all gauge invariant Barr-Zee type contributions to fermionic electric dipole moments (EDMs) in the two-Higgs doublet models (2HDM) with softly broken Z 2 symmetry. We start by studying the tensor structure of h → VV ′ part in the Barr-Zee diagrams, and we calculate the effective couplings in a gauge invariant way by using the pinch technique. Then we calculate all...

Rapid identification of a narcotic plant Papaver bracteatum using flow cytometry

In May 2011, numerous poppy plants closely resembling Papaver bracteatum Lindl., a type of narcotic plant that is illegal in Japan, were distributed directly from several large flower shops or through online shopping throughout Japan, including the Tokyo Metropolitan area. In order to better identify the narcotic plants, the relative nuclear DNA content at the vegetative stage...