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4D Effective Theory and Geometrical Approach

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dc.contributor.author Salvio, Alberto en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-10-04T10:42:39Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-07T20:27:18Z
dc.date.available 2006-10-04T10:42:39Z en_US
dc.date.available 2011-09-07T20:27:18Z
dc.date.issued 2006-10-04T10:42:39Z en_US
dc.identifier.citation AIP Conf. Proc. 881 (2007) 58-64 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://preprints.sissa.it/xmlui/handle/1963/1865 en_US
dc.description.abstract We consider the 4D effective theory for the light Kaluza-Klein (KK) modes. The heavy KK mode contribution is generally needed to reproduce the correct physical predictions: an equivalence, between the effective theory and the D-dimensional (or geometrical) approach to spontaneous symmetry breaking (SSB), emerges only if the heavy mode contribution is taken into account. This happens even if the heavy mode masses are at the Planck scale. In particular, we analyze a 6D Einstein-Maxwell model coupled to a charged scalar and fermions. Moreover, we briefly review non-Abelian and supersymmetric extensions of this theory. en_US
dc.format.extent 70502 bytes en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SISSA;53/2006/EP en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries arXiv.org;hep-th/0609050 en_US
dc.relation.uri 10.1063/1.2435280 en_US
dc.title 4D Effective Theory and Geometrical Approach 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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