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Inverse Supersymmetry Breaking in S1 × R3
Theoretical Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 541 24, Thessaloniki, Greece
Technological Education Institute of Serres, 62124 Serres, Greece
Received: 5 October 2009; in revised form: 27 December 2009 / Accepted: 21 January 2010 / Published: 19 March 2010
Abstract: In this paper, we study the influence of hard supersymmetry breaking terms in a N = 1, d = 4 supersymmetric model, in S1 × R3 spacetime topology. It is shown that when the radius of the compact dimension is large supersymmetry is unbroken, and dynamically breaks as the radius decreases. We point out that this resembles the inverse symmetry breaking of continuous symmetries at finite temperature (however, in the case of supersymmetry, the role of the temperature is played by the compact dimension’s radius). Furthermore, we also find a universality in the dependence of the critical length Lc as a function of a coupling g3, after comparing all cases.
Keywords: Supersymmetry; Effective Potential; Symmetry Breaking
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Oikonomou, V. Inverse Supersymmetry Breaking in S1 × R3. Symmetry 2010, 2, 366-387.
Oikonomou V. Inverse Supersymmetry Breaking in S1 × R3. Symmetry. 2010; 2(1):366-387.
Oikonomou, Vasilis. 2010. "Inverse Supersymmetry Breaking in S1 × R3." Symmetry 2, no. 1: 366-387.