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MCTP HET BROWN BAG SEMINAR | Sequestered String Scenarios: Global Embedding, de Sitter Modulistabilisation and Soft-Terms

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12:00 AM
3481 Randall Lab

will present promising type IIB string models which allow for inflation, low energy supersymmetry and gauge coupling unification with no cosmological moduli problem. I will first describe how to embed these models in a compact Calabi-Yau with all closed string moduli stabilised in a de Sitter vacuum. I will then analyse soft supersymmetry breaking showing how the Standard Model can be sequestered from the supersymmetry breaking sources, resulting in soft terms hierarchically smaller than the gravitino mass.

Michele Cicoli