publication . Article . Other literature type . 1981

A simple solution to the strong CP problem with a harmless axion

Michael Dine; Willy Fischler; Mark Srednicki;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 1981 Journal: Physics Letters B, volume 104, pages 199-202 (issn: 0370-2693, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
We describe a simple generalization of the Peccei-Quinn mechanism which eliminates the strong CP problem at the cost of a very light, very weakly coupled axion. The mechanism requires no new fermions and is easily implemented in grand unified theories.
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arXiv: High Energy Physics::Phenomenology
free text keywords: Nuclear and High Energy Physics, Particle physics, Fermion, Axion, Physics, Current algebra, Quantum chromodynamics, Axino, Axion Dark Matter Experiment, CP violation, Strong CP problem
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