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Properties, generations and masses


Delbourgo, R, Properties, generations and masses, arXiv, arXiv, USA, Feb, 2012 (2012) [Magazine Article]

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Schemes based on anticommuting scalar coordinates, corresponding to properties, lead to generations of particles very naturally. In contrast to the standard model, where masses arise through independent Yukawa couplings to a single Higgs isodoublet, property models produce Higgs fields in various multiplet denominations, but contain a single Yukawa coupling. A renormalizable superHiggs potential of quartic order then produces very strongly constrained masses for generations of fields, which depend on just three constants. By allowing for a small parameter, which is meant to characterise the quantum loop effects for the effective potential, one can obtain nonzero masses for the engendered masses. We illustrate the phenomenon for two and three complex coordinates; the more realistic case of five complex coordinates is not yet fully treatable because of its complexity.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:coupling: Yukawa, mass: constraint, effective potential, renormalizable, multiplet, superfield: Higgs, Higgs particle, tachyon, lepton, self-duality
Research Division:Physical Sciences
Research Group:Particle and high energy physics
Research Field:Particle physics
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
UTAS Author:Delbourgo, R (Professor Robert Delbourgo)
ID Code:90645
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Mathematics and Physics
Deposited On:2014-04-15
Last Modified:2014-04-15

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