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Mean-field gauge interactions in five dimensions II. The orbifold

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dc.contributor.author Irges, N en
dc.contributor.author Knechtli, F en
dc.contributor.author Yoneyama, K en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:09:30Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:09:30Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en
dc.identifier.issn 05503213 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/29861
dc.title Mean-field gauge interactions in five dimensions II. The orbifold en
heal.type journalArticle en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2012.08.011 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2012.08.011 en
heal.publicationDate 2012 en
heal.abstract We study Gauge-Higgs Unification in five dimensions on the lattice by means of the mean-field expansion. We formulate it for the case of an SU(2) pure gauge theory and orbifold boundary conditions along the extra dimension, which explicitly break the gauge symmetry to U(1) on the boundaries. Our main result is that the gauge boson mass computed from the static potential along four-dimensional hyperplanes is non-zero implying spontaneous symmetry breaking. This observation supports earlier data from Monte Carlo simulations in Irges and Knechtli (2007) [12]. © 2012 Elsevier B.V. en
heal.journalName Nuclear Physics B en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2012.08.011 en
dc.identifier.volume 865 en
dc.identifier.issue 3 en
dc.identifier.spage 541 en
dc.identifier.epage 567 en


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