Emanuele Bagnaschi

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Post doctoral researcher at the Paul Scherrer Institut

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Emanuele Bagnaschi (PSI, Villigen), Giuseppe Degrassi (INFN, Rome and Rome U.), Sebastian Paßehr (Paris, LPTHE), Pietro Slavich (Paris, LPTHE)

Eur.Phys.J.C 79 (2019) 11, 910

DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7417-9

e-print: 1908.01670 [hep-ph]

We improve the determination of the Higgs-boson mass in the MSSM with heavy superpartners, by computing the two-loop threshold corrections to the quartic Higgs coupling that involve both the strong and the electroweak gauge couplings. Combined with earlier results, this completes the calculation of the two-loop QCD corrections to the quartic coupling at the SUSY scale. We also compare different computations of the relation between the quartic coupling and the pole mass of the Higgs boson at the EW scale. We find that the numerical impact of the new corrections on the prediction for the Higgs mass is modest, but comparable to the accuracy of the Higgs-mass measurement at the LHC.

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