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Gauge Fields, Fermions and Mass Gaps in 6D Brane Worlds

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dc.contributor.author Parameswaran, Susha L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Randjbar-Daemi, S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Salvio, Alberto en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-09-07T11:33:08Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-07T20:27:30Z
dc.date.available 2006-09-07T11:33:08Z en_US
dc.date.available 2011-09-07T20:27:30Z
dc.date.issued 2006-09-07T11:33:08Z en_US
dc.identifier.citation Nucl. Phys. B 767 (2007) 54-81 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://preprints.sissa.it/xmlui/handle/1963/1854 en_US
dc.description.abstract We study fluctuations about axisymmetric warped brane solutions in 6D minimal gauged supergravity. Much of our analysis is general and could be applied to other scenarios. We focus on bulk sectors that could give rise to Standard Model gauge fields and charged matter. We reduce the dynamics to Schroedinger type equations plus physical boundary conditions, and obtain exact solutions for the Kaluza-Klein wave functions and discrete mass spectra. The power-law warping, as opposed to exponential in 5D, means that zero mode wave functions can be peaked on negative tension branes, but only at the price of localizing the whole Kaluza-Klein tower there. However, remarkably, the codimension two defects allow the Kaluza-Klein mass gap to remain finite even in the infinite volume limit. In principle, not only gravity, but Standard Model fields could `feel' the extent of large extra dimensions, and still be described by an effective 4D theory. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SISSA;47/2006/EP en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries arXiv.org;hep-th/0608074 en_US
dc.relation.uri 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2006.12.020 en_US
dc.title Gauge Fields, Fermions and Mass Gaps in 6D Brane Worlds en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.contributor.department Elementary Particle Theory en_US
dc.contributor.area Physics en_US


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