International Journal of Modern Physics A (Impact Factor: 1.13). 01/2012; 22(32). DOI: 10.1142/S0217751X07037275
Source: arXiv

ABSTRACT We build the complete supersymmetric version of a 3-4-1 gauge model using the superfield formalism. We point out that a discrete symmetry, similar to the R-symmetry in the minimal supersymmetric standard model, is possible to be defined in this model. Hence we have both R-conserving and R-violating possibilities. We also discuss some phenomenological results coming from this model.

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