New measure of fine tuning

Athron, P. and Miller, D.J. (2007) New measure of fine tuning. Physical Review D, 76(7), 075010. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.76.075010)

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The solution to fine tuning is one of the principal motivations for beyond the standard model (BSM) studies. However constraints on new physics indicate that many of these BSM models are also fine-tuned (although to a much lesser extent). To compare these BSM models it is essential that we have a reliable, quantitative measure of tuning. We review the measures of tuning used in the literature and propose an alternative measure. We apply this measure to several toy models and the minimal supersymmetric standard model.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Miller, Dr David
Authors: Athron, P., and Miller, D.J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review D
Publisher:American Physical Society

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