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New Supersymmetric Electroweak Gauge Model with Natural Baryon-Number Conservation

Research paper by Ernest Ma

Indexed on: 23 Sep '93Published on: 23 Sep '93Published in: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology



Abstract

Baryon number (B) is automatically conserved in the standard SU(2) X U(1) electroweak gauge model, but not in its supersymmetric extension where it must be imposed as an extra condition. This undesirable feature is avoided in the conventional left-right supersymmetric extension, but then flavor-changing neutral currents (FCNC) are not naturally suppressed. A new version is proposed with automatic B conservation as well as FCNC suppression (except for u quarks through scalar exchange).