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I Mirror matter and supersymmetry

  1. Mar 7, 2017 #1
    there is considerable research interest in supersymmetry, both for string theory and particle physics.

    What would be the implications to physics if parity symmetry is a fundamental symmetry, and therefore mirror matter and mirror bosons exist?

    would this imply mirror matter has all same exact properties as ordinary matter including mass, or does parity symmetry have to be broken like supersymmetry?

    if there is both parity symmetry as fundamental symmetry and supersymmetry, does mirror matter also have supersymmetric partners and does the mirror-supersymmetric sector also have to be broken?
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  3. Mar 12, 2017 #2


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    Parity is conserved by the strong and electromagnetic interaction. Do you see any "mirror matter" there?

    We know parity is not conserved everywhere as the weak interaction violates P.
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