Higgs pain? Take a preon!
1997 (English)In: Proceedings of the Meeting on 'The Fundamental Structure of Matter' and 'Tests of the Electroweak Symmetry Breaking', Ouranoupolis, Greece, May 1997, 1997Conference paper (Refereed)
The Higgs mechanism is the favourite cure for the main problem with electroweak unification, namely how to reconcile a gauge theory with the need for massive gauge bosons. This problem does not exist in preon models for quark and lepton substructure with composite $Z^0$ and $W$s, which, consequently, also avoid all other theoretical complications and paradoxes with the Higgs mechanism. We present a new, minimal preon model, which explains the family structure, and predicts several new, heavy quarks, leptons and vector bosons. Our preons obey a phenomenological supersymmetry, but without so-called squarks and sleptons, since this SUSY is effective only on the composite scale.
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IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-30819Local ID: 4c777500-eb80-11db-88eb-000ea68e967bOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-30819DiVA: diva2:1004048
Higgs pain? Take a preon! : 27/05/1997 - 31/05/1997
Godkänd; 1997; 20070415 (ysko)2016-09-302016-09-30Bibliographically approved