Supersymmetric three family chiral SU(6) grand unification model from F-theory

Kang Sin Choi, Jihn E. Kim

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Abstract

We obtain a supersymmetric three family chiral SU(6) grand unification model with the global family symmetry SU(3)family from the use of F-theory. This model has nice features, for instance, all the fermion masses are reasonably generated and result in only one pair of Higgs doublets, giving the doublet-triplet splitting from the family symmetry SU(3)family. The proton hexality is also realized toward the proton stability problem. The model also has a room to fit the three gauge couplings using the F-theory flux idea and we obtain the upper bound of proton lifetime in the 1036-37yr region.

Original languageEnglish
Article number065016
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume83
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 9 Mar 2011

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