2 TeV Walking Technirho at LHC?
The ATLAS collaboration has recently reported an excess of about 2.5 global significance at around 2 TeV in the diboson channel with the boson-tagged fat dijets, which may imply a new resonance beyond the standard model. We provide a possible explanation of the excess as the isospin-triplet technivector mesons (technirhos, denoted as ) of the walking technicolor in the case of the one-family model as a benchmark. As the effective theory for the walking technicolor at the scales relevant to the LHC experiment, we take a scale-invariant version of the hidden local symmetry model so constructed as to accommodate technipions, technivector mesons, and the technidilaton in such a way that the model respects spontaneously broken chiral and scale symmetries of the underlying walking technicolor. In particular, the technidilaton, a (pseudo) Nambu-Goldstone boson of the (approximate) scale symmetry predicted in the walking technicolor, has been shown to be successfully identified with the 125 GeV Higgs. Currently available LHC limits on those technihadrons are used to fix the couplings of technivector mesons to the standard-model fermions and weak gauge bosons. We find that the technirho’s are mainly produced through the Drell-Yan process and predominantly decay to the dibosons, which accounts for the currently reported excess at around 2 TeV. The consistency with the electroweak precision test and other possible discovery channels of the 2 TeV technirhos are also addressed.
Introduction. -- The key particle responsible for the origin of the mass, a Higgs boson, was discovered at the LHC in 2012 Aad:2012tfa (). However, the dynamical origin of the Higgs and hence of the electroweak (EW) symmetry breaking is yet to be elucidated, suggesting existence of a theory beyond the Standard Model (SM) to be explored at the LHC Run-II.
One of the candidates for the theory beyond the SM to account for the dynamical origin of the EW symmetry breaking is the walking technicolor based on the approximately scale-invariant gauge dynamics, which has a large anomalous dimension , and the technidilaton, a pseudo Nambu-Goldstone (NG) boson of the approximate scale symmetry, as a light composite Higgs Yamawaki:1985zg (). In this theory the EW symmetry breaking is triggered by the technifermion condensation , like the quark condensation in QCD, and the technidilaton arises as a composite flavor-singlet scalar meson formed by the -bound state, directly linking to the dynamical breaking mechanism of the EW symmetry. In a particular walking technicolor model, the ‘‘one-family model’’ with technifermions, the technidilaton successfully accounts for the 125 GeV Higgs at LHC Matsuzaki:2012gd (); Matsuzaki:2012vc (); Matsuzaki:2012mk (); Matsuzaki:2012xx (); Shinya:scgt15 ().
The one-family model, originally proposed as a naive scale-up version of QCD Farhi:1979zx (); Farhi:1980xs (), in fact turned out to be a promising candidate for the walking technicolor in the new context of large gauge theory with gauge group Appelquist:1996dq () through the conformal phase transition Miransky:1996pd () characterized by the Miransky scaling which is the crucial ingredient of the walking technicolor Yamawaki:1985zg (): the mass and the couplings of the technidilaton were calculated through both the ladder calculations and the holographic model, with the best fit to the 125 GeV Higgs for and Matsuzaki:2012gd (); Matsuzaki:2012vc (); Matsuzaki:2012mk (); Matsuzaki:2012xx () 111 In the ladder calculations, the light technidilaton can naturally be realized in the large and limit, with fixed (“anti-Veneziano limit”), in a sense similar to the meson in QCD as a pseudo NG boson in the same limit, with (Veneziano limit), both having the vanishing mass limit though not exact massless point. See discussions in Refs. Shinya:scgt15 (); Matsuzaki:2015sya (). The holographic model Matsuzaki:2012xx () gives even more reduction of the technidilaton mass due to the large technigluon condensate which is missing in the ladder approximation. . Among other walking technicolor models, the one-family model is special in the sense that it is the most straightforward and natural model setting for the extended technicolor (ETC) as a standard way to give masses to the quarks and leptons. The value is further selected as an interesting model setting within the ETC framework Kurachi:2015bva (). Furthermore, recent lattice studies Aoki:2013xza (); Appelquist:2014zsa (); Hasenfratz:2014rna () suggest that QCD has desired walking signals of the condensate with an approximate scale symmetry and a large anomalous dimension . Moreover, a light flavor-singlet scalar meson as a candidate for the technidilaton has been discovered on the lattice for the QCD Aoki:2014oha () 222 A similar light flavor-singlet scalar meson on the lattice has also been found in the QCD Aoki:2013zsa (); Fodor:2014pqa (); Brower:2014ita (). Although many lattice results indicate that the is in the conformal window where the chiral and scale symmetries are not spontaneously broken and hence no dilaton exists, such a light scalar in QCD may be a generic feature of the conformal (scale-symmetric) dynamics common to QCD. .
Besides the technidilaton at 125 GeV, the one-family model of the walking technicolor predicts a rich composite spectra in several-TeV region to be seen at LHC Run II: the model consists of techniquarks (3-colored doublets) and technileptons (1-noncolored doublet), having the same SM quantum numbers as those of the one-generation of the SM fermions, and hence possesses a large global chiral symmetry, , in which the EW and QCD charges are partially embedded. The chiral symmetry as well as the EW symmetry is thus broken by the technifermion-chiral condensate, down to the vectorial symmetry , giving rise to 63 NG bosons, the composite technipions, where 3 linear combinations of them are eaten by weak bosons and , with the rest all becoming very massive to several-TeV scale by the explicit breaking of the symmetry due to the ETC gauge interactions as well as the EW and the QCD gauge interactions 333 Although there are only three exact NG bosons to be absorbed into and , they are linear combinations of all the flavors and hence the system is completely different from the one-doublet model based on . Also note that the explicit breaking gauge interactions are rather weak at the relevant energy scale so that the masses of all the 60 left-over technipions may be estimated by the perturbative estimate, which are actually greatly enhanced to the several TeV’s region by the large anomalous dimension of the walking dynamics. The discovery of the technipions at LHC Run II is an issue of the one-family model of the walking technicolor Kurachi:2014xla (). .
In addition, the walking technicolor has massive vector mesons (technirhos) which are suggested to have mass much heavier in units of the decay constant of technipion than that of QCD rho mesons: in various calculations, ladder Harada:2003dc (), holography Matsuzaki:2012xx () and the lattice Appelquist:2014zsa (); LatKMI (). The technirhos should couple to the weak boson pairs to be seen as distinct resonances in the diboson channel at the LHC. Discovering the technirhos in the diboson channel thus would be a smoking-gun of the walking technicolor. In particular, the one-family model predicts a rich spectra of 63 of such composite vector mesons at several-TeV scale, all of which will be discovered at Run II LHC.
Very recently, the ATLAS collaboration Aad:2015owa () has reported an excess of about 2.5 global significance at around 2 TeV in the diboson channel with the boson-tagged fat dijets. This may imply new resonance(s) like the technirhos 444 The CMS has also done a similar diboson analysis and reported moderate excesses near 2 TeV Khachatryan:2014hpa ()..
In this paper, we discuss possibilities to explain the excess from the one-family model of the walking technicolor which already successfully explained the 125 GeV Higgs in terms of the technidilaton. To address the technihadron phenomenologies at the LHC, we employ a low-energy effective theory for the walking technicolor, what we call the scale-invariant version of hidden local symmetry (sHLS) model Kurachi:2014qma (), constructed from the low-lying technihadrons including the technidilaton, and technipions and technirhos. We constrain the couplings of the technirhos to the SM fermions and weak gauge bosons. by taking into account currently available LHC limits on the technihadrons and the size of the resonance width GeV in the diboson channel with boson-tagged fat dijets implied by the ATLAS data Aad:2015owa ().
We find that the isospin-triplet technirhos, denoted as , can have the couplings large enough to be mainly produced through the Drell-Yan (DY) process analogously to the - mixing and predominantly decay into the dibosons. We then compute the fat-dijet mass distribution at the almost same level of the acceptance and efficiencies for the event selection as those in the ATLAS analysis Aad:2015owa (), and find that the with the mass of 2 TeV can account for the currently reported excess in the diboson channel. The consistency with the electroweak precision test and the discovery possibilities of the in other channels are also discussed.
The model. -- We begin by introducing the effective technihadron Lagrangian (sHLS) for the one-family model of the walking technicolor Kurachi:2014qma (), which is a version of the original HLS model Bando:1984ej () made scale-invariant so as to respect the scale symmetry of the underlying walking technicolor. The sHLS Lagrangian is constructed, based on the nonlinear realization of both the chiral symmetry and the scale symmetry, together with the hidden local symmetry , which is a spontaneously broken gauge symmetry. The model is characterized by the coset space , with the basic quantities being the nonlinear bases such that and . They are parametrized by the technipion fields and the technidilaton , with the technipion decay constant and the technidilaton decay constant , respectively. In addition, are also parameterized by the fictitious NG boson fields to be absorbed into the gauge bosons (technirhos) of the spontaneously broken HLS, , with the gauge coupling . The practical building blocks are and , which are constructed from the -nonlinear bases () as , where the covariant derivatives are and with the external gauge fields including the SM gauge fields. (More details such as the transformation properties of these nonlinear bases under the -symmetry and scale symmetry are given in Ref. Kurachi:2014qma ().)
The Lagrangian corresponding to the - and scale-invariant action at the leading order of the derivative expansion is thus written as follows:
where and is a parameter to be fixed later. In Eq.(1) we have indicated, by the ellipsis, other terms explicitly breaking the -symmetry and scale symmetry, including the -potential fixed by the scale anomaly of the underlying walking technicolor Matsuzaki:2012vc () and the SM gauge boson-kinetic terms. There are also higher derivative terms of , etc., which will be discussed later.
The couplings of the technihadrons are obtained by expanding the sHLS Lagrangian in powers of the technihadron fields () embedded into and . The way of embedding technihadron fields and the SM gauge bosons into the 8-flavor matrix forms and the explicit expressions of the technihadron couplings (in the unitary gauge of the HLS) are given in Ref.Kurachi:2014qma (). Here we just pick up the couplings of the isospin-triplet color-singlet technirhos from the reference, which are relevant to the diboson resonance at the mass TeV 555The Lagrangian Eq.(1) contains other isospin-triplet color-singlet technirhos which are not produced by the Drell-Yan process by the symmetry Kurachi:2014qma (). Although the symmetry as well as the full chiral symmetry is already violated explicitly in Eq.(1) due to the introduction of the SM gauge couplings, there still exist no mixings between the and at tree level, thanks to the spontaneously broken gauge symmetry which is of course exact without explicit breaking, as explicitly shown in Ref. Kurachi:2014qma (). They do not mix at one-loop level , neither. They can actually mix each other through the electroweak interactions at two-loop order , which are highly suppressed by the loop factor to be negligible for the discussions in the present case. .
The couplings to the SM- fermion pair arise from the mixing between the SM gauge bosons and present in the term of Eq.(1) as an analogue of the - mixing in QCD. The interaction terms take the form
where and () respectively denote the electromagnetic coupling and the (sine of) standard weak mixing angle. The SM fermion currents are defined as , and () with the electromagnetic charge for the -fermion and the isospin charges for the up- and down-sector -fermions. The -SM gauge boson-mixing strength is expressed in terms of the sHLS parameters as . The prefactor stands for the number of electroweak doublets formed by technifermions, which is 4 in the case of the one-family model. Note that the dependence is canceled out in the combination : where GeV (See also Eq.(7) below). In reaching Eq.(2) we have also used the mass formula obtained from the () term of Eq.(1):
where we have set it to 2 TeV for the present analysis.
As to the couplings to the weak gauge bosons, the mainly couples to the longitudinal modes 666 The couplings to the transverse modes of the weak gauge bosons turn out to be highly suppressed by a factor of , hence the are hardly produced via the vector boson fusion and vector-boson associate processes. , where and stand for the NG bosons eaten by the and , respectively. The -- vertices thus arise from the term of Eq.(1):
where in terms of the original Lagrangian parameters. Note the prefactor in front of the -- coupling: this is the characteristic feature of the one-family model of walking technicolor and realizes the smaller width by a factor of , compared to the naive scale-up version of QCD having only the one weak doublet, as will be seen clearly below.
It turns out that the does not couples to the technidilaton involving the SM gauge bosons ( and photon ) because of the scale invariance Fukano:2015uga ().
As we mentioned before, all the 60 technipions not eaten by the and bosons in the one-family model acquire masses due to the explicit breaking of the chiral symmetry by the EW and QCD as well as the ETC gauge couplings, which are enormously enhanced to the order of by the large anomalous dimension as a salient feature of the walking technicolor Kurachi:2014xla (), and hence should be larger than the technirho mass. Thereby, we will ignore the 2 TeV couplings to technipions.
In addition to the leading order terms in Eq.(1), one may incorporate higher-derivative coupling terms, so-called terms, introduced as in the original HLS formulation applied to QCD Tanabashi:1993np (); Harada:2003jx (),
where becomes (non-Abelian terms and technipion terms) in the unitary gauge of the HLS. The order of magnitude for the parameters and can be estimated by the naive dimensional analysis to be for . These terms affect the -- and -- couplings at the on-shell of the : the coupling in Eq.(2) and the coupling in Eq.(4) are then modified as
Thus, by including the possible higher derivative terms, the couplings relevant to the 2 TeV phenomenology are found to be controlled by the four parameters , , and with the parameters and being redundant for the present analysis. In place of the original parameters and , we shall use and with the replacement in Eq.(6) taken into account. Among those four parameters, the technipion decay constant is related to the EW scale GeV for the one-family model with four weak-doublets, , as
through the mass formula obtained by examining the term in Eq.(1). The HLS gauge coupling is then determined through the mass formula in Eq.(3), once the mass is set to 2 TeV and the parameter is chosen. Then, with two inputs , we are left only with the two parameters
Constraining the couplings. -- Using Eqs.(2), (4) we compute the partial decay widths of the as functions of and . The couplings are implemented by using the FeynRules Christensen:2008py () and the MadGraph5_aMC@NLO Alwall:2014hca () is used for the estimation of the decay widths. We constrain the size of the total widths to be 100 GeV in light of the ATLAS data on the diboson-tagged dijet mass distribution Aad:2015owa (), so that the relevant couplings and are constrained.
In Fig. 1 we show the contour plot in the plane together with the 95% C.L. limits at around 2 TeV for candidates reported from the ATLAS and CMS experiments Aad:2014aqa (); Khachatryan:2015sja (); Khachatryan:2014xja (); Aad:2014pha (); Aad:2014xka (); Khachatryan:2014gha (); Aad:2015ufa (); Khachatryan:2014tva (); ATLAS:2014wra (); Aad:2014cka (); Khachatryan:2014fba (); Khachatryan:2014hpa () 777 In addition to limits shown in Fig. 1, there are other limits from Higgs plus weak bosons reported from the ATLAS and CMS Aad:2015yza (); Khachatryan:2015bma (), in which the analyses are based on the Higgs decay to or . However, the s in the present study do not decay to the Higgs candidate (technidilaton) Fukano:2015uga (), so we have not incorporated those constraints in the figure. . The upper bounds of the cross sections used to make the plots are as follows:
where in the last line we have quoted the upper limit set on generic narrow resonances (with the width being 0.1 percent of the mass) decaying to the -jet reported from the CMS group Khachatryan:2015sja (), while the ATLAS bound Aad:2014aqa () includes all the jet candidates. The cross sections have been computed by using CTEQ6L1 Stump:2003yu () parton distribution functions. Though the result is not changed by the value of the parameter 888 The parameter choice a = 1 is special, corresponding to the locality of the deconstructed extra dimension (3-site model in the linear moose. , for just a practical reason, we have chosen in computing the cross sections and decay widths. From the figure, we see that the coupling is constrained by requiring the total width for to be GeV as . Hereafter, as a reference value, we shall take 999 The is slightly smaller than the QCD value for , which can be understood by the scaling, and destructive axialvector- contribution which is mimicked by the size of in the sHLS model (see also summary and discussion in the later section).
As to the , we may choose a typical set of the values satisfying the current LHC limits as
in which the first value (250 GeV) is supported from nonperturbative calculations of a large walking gauge theory Harada:2003dc (); Appelquist:2014zsa (), which are currently possible to quote at hand, the third one (650 GeV) is a representative of the maximal value satisfying the dilepton constraint, and the middle value (500 GeV) is just a sample in between the other two 101010 In terms of the original Lagrangian parameters, , and in Eqs.(1), (5) and (6), we have , and for , , TeV and GeV. The estimated size of and are compatible with the order of magnitude estimated by the naive dimensional analysis, (see also text). The large value of implies large corrections from higher order in the HLS chiral perturbation theory, with the expansion parameter , in comparison with the real-life QCD (), . Origin of the large corrections will be discussed in the Summary and discussion. .
and the dominant branching ratios,
The are mainly produced via the DY process with the as in Eq.(11). The total cross sections at the center of mass energy 8 TeV are computed by using the CTEQ6L1 Stump:2003yu () parton distribution functions to be
Other subdominant decay and production properties are to be given in another publication.
The technirho signals at 2 TeV in the fat-dijet mass distribution with the diboson-tagged. -- Now that all the parameters are fixed, we are ready to discuss the signals in the dijet mass distribution with the EW diboson tagged, in comparison with the ATLAS data Aad:2015owa (). To calculate the dijet mass distribution, we use the FeynRules Christensen:2008py () to implement the couplings, fixed as above, into the MadGraph5_aMC@NLO Alwall:2014hca () and generate the cross sections at the parton level. For the hadronization and parton showering, PYTHIA 8.1.86 Sjostrand:2006za () is used. The events are generated by using the CTEQ6L1 Stump:2003yu () parton distribution functions and the jets are reconstructed through the Cambridge-Aachen algorithm Dokshitzer:1997in (); Wobisch:1998wt () with the radius parameter (C/A ) by the FastJet 3.0.6 Cacciari:2011ma ().
To make a direct comparison with the ATLAS analysis, the C/A jets (called fat-jets hereafter) are processed through a splitting and filtering algorithm described as ‘‘BDRS-A" in Ref. BDRS-A (), similar to the algorithm in Ref. BDRS () but modified for high- boson jets in ATLAS analysis. After that, we apply the same event selections as in Ref. Aad:2015owa (): i) the number of fat-jets ; ii) the momentum balance , where and are the transverse momenta of the two leading subjets found by the BDRS-A algorithm, and are the - distance and mass of the two subjets, respectively; iii) the transverse momentum for the leading fat-jet , GeV; iv) the pseudo-rapidity for the two leading fat-jets , ; v) the rapidity difference between the two leading fat-jets, ; vi) the asymmetry for the two leading fat-jets, ; vii) the number of charged-particle tracks associated with the original ungroomed fat-jet, ; viii) the range of the fat-jet masses, , for the selection, for the selection, and , , for the selection where . For vii), since the charged-particle track reconstruction is not performed in this study, the requirement is not directly applied. Instead, assuming that the has the same distribution as the signal used in ATLAS (Fig. 1b of Ref. Aad:2015owa ()) and hence the scaling factor ( in Ref. Aad:2015owa ()) defined as the ratio of the cut efficiency in data to that in the simulation is applicable, the signal yields are scaled by the square of the product of the cut efficiency and the scaling factor. The cut efficiency is estimated from the signal distribution shown in Fig. 1b of Ref. Aad:2015owa (). In addition, to account for the migration due to ATLAS detector resolution, the fat-jet momentum/energy and mass values are smeared by Gaussian distributions with the mean of 0 and the standard deviations of 5% (as in Ref. Aad:2015owa ()) and 8% (taken from GeV bin in Table 2 of Ref. BDRS-A ()), respectively.
In Fig. 2 we show the technirho signals in the fat-dijet mass distributions with the diboson tagged for the (top panel) and (bottom panel) selections at TeV and the integrated luminosity . From the ATLAS result Aad:2015owa () we see that at 2.0 (1.9) TeV, the number of observed events are 8(5) and 7(4) per 100 GeV bin over the expected background 2 (3) for the and selections, respectively. In comparison with the data, Fig. 2 implies that the 2 TeV with GeV can explain the excess with about 3 local (2.5 global) significance for both the and selections.
The ATLAS collaboration Aad:2015owa () have also reported an excess by about 2.9 (local significance) in the channel. As listed in the item viii) of the event selection above, the and selections are distinguished only by the fat-jet mass ranges, hence the boson (e.g. its charge) is not clearly identified in the analysis. Therefore, the events may contaminate in the channel, although the does not couple to in the model discussed here. In Fig. 3 we plot the fat-jet mass distributions of the 2 TeV in the selection for . From the ATLAS result Aad:2015owa () we read off the 3 (5) observed events/100 GeV over the expected background at 2.0 (1.9) TeV. The figure shows that the 2 TeV with GeV can also account for the excess in the channel.
Summary and discussion. -- In summary, we have discussed the 2 TeV diboson signals for the isospin-triplet color-singlet technirhos () in the one-family model of the walking technicolor. It has been shown that the with the narrow width 100 GeV and a large Drell-Yan coupling, such as , can account for the excesses in the fat-dijet mass distributions in the diboson channel recently reported from the ATLAS group, consistently with the current-observed limits in other channels.
Some comments are in order:
1) We have shown in Fig. 3 that the 2 TeV with GeV is consistent with the excess seen in the channel. This is largely because the events become broadly distributed in fat-jet mass due to finite detector resolution and hence some fraction of events are selected by the fat-jet mass cut of the selection. The experimental capability to separate from in decays of high-mass resonances will be an important ingredient to further test the models discussed in this study. Exploiting the leptonic decays (, ) will provide a handle to separate them from or decay, while it requires a large dataset due to a small branching fraction. Hence it is interesting to explore separation techniques based on the hadronic decays.
Shown in Fig. 1 of Ref. Aad:2015owa () are reconstructed fat-jet mass distributions of hadronically decaying and bosons, as simulated for the 1.8 TeV graviton decaying into . As clearly seen, the and bosons can be statistically separated by GeV at peak positions if the excess remains and sufficient statistics is accumulated. In addition, the ATLAS study on charged-particle tracks associated with fat-jets from high- hadronic bosons Ref. TheATLAScollaboration:2013sia () shows that the and can be separated at the level of % efficiency with rejection of about 4. This technique is expected to be less performant for separation between and resonances because a mixture of in would be less distinguishable from in on average. We however expect this charge measurement to provide additional discrimination between and resonances by adopting the technique separately to higher and lower mass fat-jets in selected events.
2) The sHLS model we have employed throughout the present study can be viewed as the low-energy effective theory induced from the underlying walking technicolor. Actually, the DY coupling of the technirho, , detected at the LHC, should include contributions from not only the walking technicolor sector, but also an ETC sector, which communicates between the technifermion and the SM fermion sectors and hence necessary to account for the SM-fermion mass generation. The ETC yields an effective four-fermion interaction among the technifermions of the form , with being the generators, which affects . In that sense, the size of the constrained by the current LHC data, mainly from the dilepton channel, would imply the desired amount of the ETC contributions: one may take the value of the DY coupling estimated only from the walking technicolor sector to be GeV, supported from the result of nonperturbative calculations presently at hand Harada:2003dc (); Appelquist:2014zsa (). Then the rest may be supplied from the ETC, say for the total . This implies an indirect constraint on modeling of the ETC derived from the current LHC data from the dilepton channel. Note that in the present analysis, such ETC effects can be, in a sense, mimicked by the parameter in Eq.(5) which shifts the as in Eq.(6) just like .
3) With such a large DY coupling of the technirho at hand, one might suspect the large contribution to the parameter Peskin:1990zt+ (). One can in fact estimate the size of the coming only from the technirho contribution within the sHLS model, to find for GeV, where for the one-family model. However, the techni-axialvector (techni-) contribution may cancel the large term: in the one-family model of the walking technicolor, it has been suggested from several approaches Harada:2003dc (); Haba:2010hu (); Matsuzaki:2012xx (); Appelquist:2014zsa () that the masses of the techni- and - mesons are degenerate, , due to the characteristic walking feature. Taking into account this, one may add the techni- meson contribution to the as . Thus, if (including possible ETC contributions), the parameter can be vanishingly small to be , as it happens in a different context Casalbuoni:1995yb (): this can actually take place in the one-family model of the walking technicolor, in view of a holographic dual MY (). If it is the case we may expect a new type DY process through the techni- meson at 2 TeV.
4) Note also that the presence of the techni- mesons generically modify the coupling due to the mixing between the pions and axialvector mesons, as in the case of the generalized HLS model Bando:1987ym () in application to QCD. Such a role of the shift effects can actually be played by the term in Eq.(5), instead of the techni- mesons, as in Eq.(6).
5) As to the DY coupling, it is furthermore indicated that if the diboson excess is explained by the presence of the 2 TeV technirhos with the large DY coupling GeV which barely satisfies the current dilepton limit, the 2 TeV , as well as the 2 TeV techni- mesons having the same amount of the DY coupling to suppress the parameter, can necessarily be seen also in the dilepton channel as quite narrow resonances at the LHC-Run II, which could be possible at the earlier stage of the running. To put it the other way around, if the and techni- would have somewhat small DY coupling like GeV or less and the diboson excess goes away in the future, it might be hard to detect the and techni- at the LHC. Other technirhos in the one-family model could then be discovered through other channels. In this sense, the fate of the currently reported diboson excess is linked with which channels and technivectors and techni-axialvectors are accessible at the LHC-Run II.
More detailed analysis on the promising LHC signals for the technivector and axialvector mesons in the one-family model of the walking technicolor will be pursued in the future.
Acknowledgements.We are grateful to K. Tobe for useful comments. This work was supported in part by the JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) #15K17645 (S.M.) and MEXT KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas #25105011 (M.K.).
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