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Intermediate Scale Accidental Axion and ALPs

Dias, Alex G.;
  • Published: 28 Sep 2014
  • Publisher: Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, DESY, Hamburg
  • Country: Germany
We discuss the problem of constructing models containing an axion and axion-like particles, motivated by astrophysical observations, with decay constants at the intermediate scale ranging from $10^9$GeV to $10^{13}$GeV. We present examples in which the axion and axion-like particles arise accidentally as pseudo Nambu-Goldstone bosons of automatic global chiral symmetries, in models having exact discrete symmetries.
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