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  • n. Any particle related to a more standard particle by supersymmetry.


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  • This theory suggests that every fundamental particle has a "superpartner" with a slightly different spin.

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  • Tommaso Dorigo, an experimenter at the University of Padua in Italy, doubts that the LHC will find evidence of supersymmetry, a theoretical scheme that predicts a massive "superpartner" for every known particle in physicists 'current "standard model."

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  • Supersymmetry solves this problem by providing a “superpartner” (the “stop quark”) which cancels the interaction with the top and keeps the higgs light.

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  • The existence of the superpartner to the Higgs and the fermion field at about the same mass scale results in the cancellation of these divergences.

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  • Physicists also hope to find evidence for new properties of nature, such as supersymmetry -- the theory that every particle has an undiscovered "superpartner."

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  • Last night before going to bed people here had me somewhat convinced that maybe there was more of a possibility of some weak kind of string theory prediction about ratios of superpartner masses than I had thought possible.

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  • The ‘try to compute the superpartner mass spectrum’ part of string phenomenology is a relatively recent development, from 2005 onwards.

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  • For any values of the superpartner parameters, I surely would start taking a lot more interest in the details of the various supersymmetry breaking schemes out there.

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  • The natural prediction of supersymmetry is that all particles have a superpartner of equal mass.

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  • In SUSY, the lightest superpartner of the SM particles (the LSP) can be neutral and rendered stable by the R-Parity symmetry.

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