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Solving the hierarchy problem with exponentially large dimensions

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Arkani-Hamed, N; Hall, L; Smith, D; Weiner, N
Published in: Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
January 1, 2000

In theories with (sets of) two large extra dimensions and supersymmetry in the bulk, the presence of non-supersymmetric brane defects naturally induces a logarithmic potential for the volume of the transverse dimensions. Since the logarithm of the volume rather than the volume itself is the natural variable, parameters of O(10) in the potential can generate an exponentially large size for the extra dimensions. This provides a true solution to the hierarchy problem, on the same footing as technicolor or dynamical supersymmetry breaking. The area moduli have a Compton wavelength of about a millimeter and mediate Yukawa interactions with gravitational strength. We present a simple explicit example of this idea which generates two exponentially large dimensions. In this model, the area modulus mass is in the millimeter range even for six dimensional Planck scales as high as 100 TeV. © 2000 The American Physical Society.

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Published In

Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

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EISSN

1550-2368

ISSN

1550-7998

Publication Date

January 1, 2000

Volume

62

Issue

10

Start / End Page

7

Related Subject Headings

  • Nuclear & Particles Physics
  • 0206 Quantum Physics
  • 0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
  • 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences
 

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Arkani-Hamed, N., Hall, L., Smith, D., & Weiner, N. (2000). Solving the hierarchy problem with exponentially large dimensions. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 62(10), 7. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.62.105002
Arkani-Hamed, N., L. Hall, D. Smith, and N. Weiner. “Solving the hierarchy problem with exponentially large dimensions.” Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology 62, no. 10 (January 1, 2000): 7. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.62.105002.
Arkani-Hamed N, Hall L, Smith D, Weiner N. Solving the hierarchy problem with exponentially large dimensions. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 2000 Jan 1;62(10):7.
Arkani-Hamed, N., et al. “Solving the hierarchy problem with exponentially large dimensions.” Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, vol. 62, no. 10, Jan. 2000, p. 7. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.62.105002.
Arkani-Hamed N, Hall L, Smith D, Weiner N. Solving the hierarchy problem with exponentially large dimensions. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology. 2000 Jan 1;62(10):7.

Published In

Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

DOI

EISSN

1550-2368

ISSN

1550-7998

Publication Date

January 1, 2000

Volume

62

Issue

10

Start / End Page

7

Related Subject Headings

  • Nuclear & Particles Physics
  • 0206 Quantum Physics
  • 0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
  • 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences