Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Flavor-diagonal CP violation
Enrico Fermi Institute and Department of Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
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Published online: 8 September 2012
The focus of this brief review is on new physics (NP) sources of CP violation, especially related to the flavor-diagonal phenomena of electric dipole moments (EDMs) of elementary particles and atoms. Using weak scale supersymmetry as an example, we illustrate various aspects of the “new physics CP-problem”. We also explore the interplay between flavor-changing and flavor-diagonal CP violation in the context of the recent hints from the Tevatron for new sources of CP violation in the B-meson systems.
© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg and Società Italiana di Fisica, 2012