Dynamical gauge symmetry breaking in strongly coupled lattice theories

Simon Catterall, Aarti Veernala

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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)
Article number114510
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 26 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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