FLAVOR CONSTRAINTS ON THEORY SPACE

@article{Simmons2003FLAVORCO,
  title={FLAVOR CONSTRAINTS ON THEORY SPACE},
  author={E. Simmons and R. Chivukula and N. Evans},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology},
  year={2003},
  pages={373-379}
}
Composite Higgs models based on the chiral symmetries of "theory space" can produce Higgs bosons with masses of order 100 GeV from underlying strong dynamics at scales up to 10 TeV without fine tuning. This talk argues that flavor-violating interactions generically arising from underlying flavor dynamics constrain the Higgs compositeness scale to be at least 75 GeV, implying that significant fine-tuning is required. Bounds from CP violation and weak isospin violation are also discussed. 
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