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Post doctoral researcher at the Paul Scherrer Institut

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Emanuele Bagnaschi (PSI, Villigen), Henning Bahl (Munich, Max Planck Inst.), Elina Fuchs (Weizmann Inst.), Thomas Hahn (Munich, Max Planck Inst.), Sven Heinemeyer (Cantabria Inst. of Phys. and Madrid, IFT and U. Autonoma, Madrid (main)), Stefan Liebler (KIT, Karlsruhe, TP), Shruti Patel (KIT, Karlsruhe, TP and KIT, Karlsruhe, IKP), Pietro Slavich (Paris, LPTHE), Tim Stefaniak (DESY), Carlos E.M. Wagner (Argonne and Chicago U., EFI and Chicago U., KICP), Georg Weiglein (DESY)

Eur.Phys.J.C 79 (2019) 7, 617

DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7114-8

e-Print: 1808.07542 [hep-ph]

We propose six new benchmark scenarios for Higgs boson searches in the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model. Our calculations follow the recommendations of the LHC Higgs Cross Section Working Group, and benefit from recent developments in the predictions for the Higgs-boson masses and mixing. All of the proposed scenarios are compatible with the most recent results from Run 2 of the LHC. In particular, they feature a scalar with mass and couplings compatible with those of the observed Higgs boson, and a significant portion of their parameter space is allowed by the limits from the searches for SUSY particles and additional Higgs bosons. We define a scenario where all SUSY particles are relatively heavy, and two scenarios with light colorless SUSY particles (charginos, neutralinos and, in one case, staus). In addition, we present two scenarios featuring alignment without decoupling, realized with either the lighter or the heavier scalar being SM-like, and a scenario with $\mathcal{CP}$ violation.

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