Marcela Carena

KICP Senior member

Ph.D., University of Hamburg, 1989
Contact Information
Phone: (630) 840-4593
Location: PRC 335
WWW: Web Site
Professor Carena does theoretical research on collider phenomenology, detection of Higgs fields, supersymmetry, electroweak baryogenesis, dark matter, and extra dimensions.
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KICP Publications
2018 | 2016 | 2012

Latest Journal Publications
  1. "Electroweak Baryogenesis From Dark CP Violation", arXiv:1811.09719 (Nov 2018)
  2. "$R_{D^{(ast)}}$ in custodial warped space", arXiv:1809.01107 (Sep 2018)
  3. "Supersymmetry and LHC Missing Energy Signals", arXiv:1809.11082 (Sep 2018)
  4. "Review of Particle Physics*", Physical Review D, Volume 98, Issue 3, id.030001 (Aug 2018)
  5. "Dark Matter: a Critical Review (Theory)", 2nd World Summit: Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe. 25-29 June, 2018. University of Antilles, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France. Online at, id.9 (Jun 2018)
  6. "Probing the electroweak phase transition via enhanced di-Higgs boson production", Physical Review D, Volume 97, Issue 9, id.095032 (May 2018)
  7. "Higgs portals for thermal Dark Matter. EFT perspectives and the NMSSM", Journal of High Energy Physics, Volume 2018, Issue 4, article id. #69, 41 pp (Apr 2018)
  8. "Lμ-Lτ theory of Higgs flavor violation and (g -2 )μ", Physical Review D, Volume 94, Issue 9, id.095026 (Nov 2016)
  9. "Challenges and opportunities for heavy scalar searches in the toverline{t} channel at the LHC", Journal of High Energy Physics, Volume 2016, Issue 11, article id.159, 41 pp (Nov 2016)
  10. "A Second Peak in Diphoton (or Diboson) Resonances", arXiv:1606.06733 (Jun 2016)
  11. "LHC discovery potential for non-standard Higgs bosons in the 3b channel", Journal of High Energy Physics, Volume 2012, article id. #91 (Jul 2012)
  12. "A 125 GeV SM-like Higgs in the MSSM and the γγ rate", Journal of High Energy Physics, Volume 2012, article id. #14 (Mar 2012)
  13. "Light dark matter and the electroweak phase transition in the NMSSM", Physical Review D, vol. 85, Issue 3, id. 036003 (Feb 2012)