Quantum relaxation of the Higgs mass
ARC Center of Excellence for Particle Physics at the Terascale, School of Physics, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
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Accepted: 12 August 2015
Published online: 25 August 2015
I put forward a qualitatively new dynamical mechanism for solving the electroweak hierarchy problem that does not require new physics at the electroweak scale. I argue that the infrared fluctuations of the gravitational field may provide a partial screening of the Higgs mass, similar to the infrared screening of the electric charge in quantum electrodynamics.
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