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Tony Gherghetta

TATEH 375-14 (office), 301-9198
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APS Fellow, 2015
ARC Federation Fellow, 2008-2013
Research Innovation Award, 2004
Grant-In-Aid of Research Artistry and Scholarship, 2003
Member of Particle Data Group, 2002-present

Summary of Interests
Physics beyond the Standard Model; LHC phenomenology; Supersymmetry; Extra dimensions; AdS/CFT and holography.

Selected Publications

J.L. Evans, T. Gherghetta, N. Nagata and Z. Thomas,, Naturalizing Supersymmetry with a Two-Field Relaxion Mechanism, JHEP 1609, 150 (2016)

J. Barnard, T. Gherghetta, T.S. Ray and A. Spray, The Unnatural Composite Higgs, JHEP 1501, 067 (2015)

J. Barnard, T. Gherghetta and T. S. Ray, UV Descriptions of Composite Higgs Models Without Elementary Scalars, JHEP 1402, 002 (2014)

T. Gherghetta, B. von Harling, A.D. Medina and M.A. Schmidt, The Scale-Invariant NMSSM and the 126 GeV Higgs Boson, JHEP 1302, 032 (2013)

T. Gherghetta, B. von Harling and N. Setzer, A Natural Little Hierarchy from Accidental SUSY, JHEP 1107, 011 (2011)

B. Batell and T. Gherghetta, Localized U(1) Gauge Fields, Millicharged Particles, and Holography, Phys.Rev.D73, 045016, (2006)

T. Gherghetta, Dirac Neutrino Masses with Planck Scale Lepton Number Violation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 161601 (2004)

T. Gherghetta and A. Pomarol, Bulk Fields and Supersymmetry in a Slice of AdS, Nucl. Phys. B 586, 141 (2000).

K.R. Dienes, E. Dudas and T. Gherghetta, Extra Spacetime Dimensions and Unification, Phys. Lett. B 436, 55 (1998).


Ph.D. Physics, University of Chicago, 1994
M.S. Physics, University of Chicago, 1991
B.Sc. Physics & Mathematics, University of Western Australia, 1987