String fields and the standard model

Dereli, Tekin and Tucker, Robin (1999) String fields and the standard model. Physical review letters, 82 (21). pp. 4184-4187. ISSN 1079-7114

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Abstract

The Cremmer-Scherk mechanism is generalized in a non-Abelian context. In the presence of the Higgs scalars of the standard model it is argued that fields arising from a low energy effective string action may contribute to the mass generation of the observed vector bosons that mediate the electroweak interactions, and that future analyses of experimental data should consider the possibility of string induced radiative corrections to the Weinberg angle coming from physics beyond the standard model.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical review letters
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 75205
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 12 Aug 2015 09:48
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 09:20
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/75205

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