Solutions to the Rb, Rc, and αs puzzles by vector fermions

Chia Hung V. Chang, Darwin Chang, Wai Yee Keung

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Abstract

We propose two minimal extensions of the standard model, both of which can accommodate the recent puzzling observations about the excess in Rb and the deficit in Rc. The discrepancy in the low energy and high energy determinations of αs can be resolved in the second model. Each model requires three additional heavy vectorial fermions. The current phenomenological constraints and the new potential phenomena are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7051-7056
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume54
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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