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Title: Sequestering in String Theory

Abstract

We study sequestering, a prerequisite for flavor-blind supersymmetry breaking in several high-scale mediation mechanisms, in compactifications of type IIB string theory. We find that although sequestering is typically absent in unwarped backgrounds, strongly warped compactifications do readily sequester. The AdS/CFT dual description in terms of conformal sequestering plays an important role in our analysis, and we establish how sequestering works both on the gravity side and on the gauge theory side. We pay special attention to subtle compactification effects that can disrupt sequestering. Our result is a step toward realizing an appealing pattern of soft terms in a KKLT compactification.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
901841
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-12382
hep-th/0703105; TRN: US200717%%87
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; COMPACTIFICATION; STRING MODELS; SUPERSYMMETRY; SYMMETRY BREAKING; Theory-HEP,HEPTH

Citation Formats

Kachru, Shamit, McAllister, Liam, and Sundrum, Raman. Sequestering in String Theory. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2007/10/013.
Kachru, Shamit, McAllister, Liam, & Sundrum, Raman. Sequestering in String Theory. United States. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2007/10/013.
Kachru, Shamit, McAllister, Liam, and Sundrum, Raman. Wed . "Sequestering in String Theory". United States. doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2007/10/013. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/901841.
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