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Tony Gherghetta


PHYS 329 (office), 301-9198
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Summary of Interests
Physics beyond the Standard Model; LHC phenomenology; Supersymmetry; Extra dimensions; AdS/CFT and holography.

Advisees and Collaborators

Daniel Sword Graduate Fellow
Thomas Kelley Graduate Fellow
Joel Giedt Research Associate
Brian Batell Graduate Fellow
Kenji Kadota Research Associate
Stefan Groot Nibbelink Research Associate

Selected Publications

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

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)

J. Barnard, B. Farmer, T. Gherghetta and M. White, Natural Gauge Mediation with a Bino NLSP at the LHC, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 241801 (2012)

N. Craig, S. Dimopoulos and T. Gherghetta, Split Families Unified, JHEP 1204, 116 (2012)

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