Goldstone Bosons in Effective Theories with Spontaneously Broken Flavour Symmetry

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Albrecht, Michaela E.; Feldmann, Thorsten; Mannel, Thomas;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/JHEP10(2010)089
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology
    arxiv: High Energy Physics::Phenomenology | High Energy Physics::Lattice

The Flavour Symmetry of the Standard Model (SM) gauge sector is broken by the fermion Yukawa couplings. Promoting the Yukawa matrices to scalar spurion fields, one can break the flavour symmetry spontaneously by giving appropriate vacuum expectation values (VEVs) to the... View more
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