Searching for the spin-0 leptons of supersymmetry

Glennys R. Farrar, Pierre Fayet

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    Abstract

    The production and subsequent decay of spin-0 electrons and muons in e+e- annihilation leads to distinctive noncoplanar e+e- or μ+μ- production, with missing energy carried away by photinos or goldstinos. We give the cross section predicted by supersymmetry for creating pairs of these new spin-0 particles. Present e+e- annihilation experiments imply that their masses must be larger than 3 1 2GeV/c2, and in the near future PETRA experiments will either observe them or raise this limit to ∼15 GeV/c2.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)191-194
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysics Letters B
    Volume89
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 14 1980

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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