The Pionino: An argument against the massless gluino

Michael Joseph Eides, Michael Joseph Vysotsky

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We demonstrate that spontaneous R-invariance breaking in a low energy SUSY theory inevitably leads to an extra light pseudoscalar boson (pionino). As this possibility is experimentally excluded the R-invariance has to be broken explicitly. for example by a lagrangian gluino Majorana mass term.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-84
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Apr 21 1983

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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