Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Electroweak symmetry breaking in other terms
Centre for Particle Physics Phenomenology (CP³-Origins), University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
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Revised: 30 September 2008
Published online: 5 March 2010
We analyse descriptions of electroweak symmetry breaking in terms of ultralocal antisymmetric tensor fields and gauge-singlet geometric variables, respectively; in particular, the Weinberg–Salam model and, ultimately, dynamical electroweak symmetry breaking by technicolour theories with enhanced symmetry groups. Our motivation is to unveil the manifestly gauge-invariant structure of the different realisations. We find, for example, parallels to different types of torsion.
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