Dynamical gauge symmetry breaking in strongly coupled lattice theories

Simon M Catterall, Aarti Veernala

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Abstract

We show how a strongly coupled lattice theory consisting of just fermions and gauge fields can exhibit a dynamical Higgs mechanism through the formation of a gauge-invariant four-fermion condensate. Furthermore, we argue that this lattice Higgs phase may survive into the continuum limit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume88
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 26 2013

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Dynamical gauge symmetry breaking in strongly coupled lattice theories. / Catterall, Simon M; Veernala, Aarti.

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