Deconstructing a Natural and Flavorful Supersymmetric Standard Model

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11040079

Abstract

Using the framework of deconstruction, we construct simple, weakly-coupled supersymmetric models that explain the Standard Model flavor hierarchy and produce a flavorful soft spectrum compatible with precision limits. Electroweak symmetry breaking is fully natural/ the mu-term is dynamically generated with no B mu-problem and the Higgs mass is easily raised above LEP limits without reliance on large radiative corrections. These models possess the distinctive spectrum of superpartners characteristic of 'effective supersymmetry': the third generation superpartners tend to be light, while the rest of the scalars are heavy.