Finiteness conditions and gauge-symmetry breakdown in N=2 supersymmetric models

J. M. Frère, L. Mezincescu, York Peng Yao

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In the framework of N=2 supersymmetric models, with matter representations chosen to ensure a vanishing function, we work out the relations between soft N=1 supersymmetric and/or supersymmetry-breaking terms which preserve finiteness. We show explicitly in an SU(2) example that these very simple conditions are supple enough to allow for a spontaneous symmetry breaking of the gauge group, with a potential bounded from below.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1196-1201
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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