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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2015, Article ID 686572, 22 pages
Review Article

Lepton Flavor Violation beyond the MSSM

1Instituto de Física Corpuscular, CSIC, Universitat de València, Apartado 22085, 46071 Valencia, Spain
2IFPA, AGO Département, Université de Liège, Bat. B5, Sart-Tilman, 4000 Liège 1, Belgium

Received 27 March 2015; Accepted 22 June 2015

Academic Editor: Michal Malinský

Copyright © 2015 A. Vicente. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The publication of this article was funded by SCOAP3.


Most extensions of the Standard Model lepton sector predict large lepton flavor violating rates. Given the promising experimental perspectives for lepton flavor violation in the next few years, this generic expectation might offer a powerful indirect probe to look for new physics. In this review we will cover several aspects of lepton flavor violation in supersymmetric models beyond the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model. In particular, we will concentrate on three different scenarios: high-scale and low-scale seesaw models as well as models with R-parity violation. We will see that in some cases the LFV phenomenology can have characteristic features for specific scenarios, implying that dedicated studies must be performed in order to correctly understand the phenomenology in nonminimal supersymmetric models.