Hidden particle production at the ILC

Keisuke Fujii, Hitoshi Hano, Hideo Itoh, Nobuchika Okada, Tamaki Yoshioka

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Abstract

In a class of new physics models, the new physics sector is completely or partly hidden, namely, a singlet under the standard model (SM) gauge group. Hidden fields included in such new physics models communicate with the standard model sector through higher-dimensional operators. If a cutoff lies in the TeV range, such hidden fields can be produced at future colliders. We consider a scalar field as an example of the hidden fields. Collider phenomenology on this hidden scalar is similar to that of the SM Higgs boson, but there are several features quite different from those of the Higgs boson. We investigate productions of the hidden scalar at the International Linear Collider (ILC) and study the feasibility of its measurements, in particular, how well the ILC distinguishes the scalar from the Higgs boson, through realistic Monte Carlo simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Article number015008
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume78
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 14 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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