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Title: Inertial Symmetry Breaking

Abstract

We review and expand upon recent work demonstrating that Weyl invariant theories can be broken "inertially," which does not depend upon a potential. This can be understood in a general way by the "current algebra" of these theories, independently of specific Lagrangians. Maintaining the exact Weyl invariance in a renormalized quantum theory can be accomplished by renormalization conditions that refer back to the VEV's of fields in the action. We illustrate the computation of a Weyl invariant Coleman-Weinberg potential that breaks a U(1) symmetry together,with scale invariance.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1436718
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-18-076-T; arXiv:1803.06994
1663367
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: TBD
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Hill, Christopher T. Inertial Symmetry Breaking. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Hill, Christopher T. Inertial Symmetry Breaking. United States.
Hill, Christopher T. Mon . "Inertial Symmetry Breaking". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1436718.
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year = {Mon Mar 19 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
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