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Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2017:162 | Cite as

Slepton non-universality in the flavor-effective MSSM

  • M. Luisa López-Ibáñez
  • Aurora Melis
  • M. Jay Pérez
  • Oscar VivesEmail author
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics

Abstract

Supersymmetric theories supplemented by an underlying flavor-symmetry \( {\mathcal{G}}_f \) provide a rich playground for model building aimed at explaining the flavor structure of the Standard Model. In the case where supersymmetry breaking is mediated by gravity, the soft-breaking Lagrangian typically exhibits large tree-level flavor violating effects, even if it stems from an ultraviolet flavor-conserving origin. Building on previous work, we continue our phenomenological analysis of these models with a particular emphasis on leptonic flavor observables. We consider three representative models which aim to explain the flavor structure of the lepton sector, with symmetry groups \( {\mathcal{G}}_f=\Delta (27) \), A4, and S3.

Keywords

Quark Masses and SM Parameters Supersymmetric Standard Model Supersymmetry Breaking Supersymmetric Effective Theories 

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departament de Física Tèorica, Universitat de València and IFIC, Universitat de València-CSICBurjassot (València)Spain
  2. 2.Valencia State College, Osceola CampusKissimmeeU.S.A.

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