Regular Article - Theoretical Physics
Simple mass relations for bulk fermions
Department of Physics, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, 560-0043, Japan
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Revised: 23 February 2010
Published online: 28 May 2011
Relations between bulk mass parameters for fermions propagating in higher dimensions are studied in analogy with the empirical mass relation for charged leptons. Masses of three generation of four-dimensional charged leptons are achieved from the bulk mass parameters of the same-order values. We find that the observed pattern of charged-lepton mass spectrum is accommodated approximately in a set of simple relations for bulk and physical masses.
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