We propose a retrofitted gravity-mediation model which alleviates the gravitino overproduction from decays of an inflaton and a supersymmetry breaking field. In the model, we introduce an approximate U(1) symmetry under which the supersymmetry breaking field is charged, although it is broken by a mass term of messenger fields to generate gaugino masses of order the weak scale. In a low-scale inflation model, we find regions in which the gravitino-overproduction problem is avoided.
|Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
|Published - 2007 Oct 9