# Superconformally Covariant OPE and General Gauge Mediation

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## Abstract

After a short introduction to general gauge mediation, we use the operator product expansion (OPE) to explore the dynamics of the hidden sector of SUSY breaking, much like the OPE is used in e+e- scattering to hadrons in QCD. Along the way we derive consequences that the N=1 superconformal symmetry puts on three-point functions of two current superfields with an arbitrary superconformal primary operator. Using those constraints we construct a supermultiplet'' of OPEs. Finally, we give approximations to soft masses, which can be used even in strongly-coupled theories.
References: arXiv:1107.1721, 1109.4940