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Sign of the Proton-Neutron Mass Difference and a Ghost Scalar Meson

Suzuki, Mahiko and Zachariasen, Fredrik (1966) Sign of the Proton-Neutron Mass Difference and a Ghost Scalar Meson. Physical Review Letters, 17 (19). pp. 1033-1035. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:SUZprl66a

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Abstract

A new interpretation of the proton-neutron mass difference has been given independently by Pagels [1] and Fried and Truong [2]. In this note, it is shown that, if this model works, it implies a ghost scalar meson with T=1 and G=-1. Use is made of the technique of spontaneous symmetry-breaking theory [3]. By identifying the ghost with that of the Regge-pole model, one can crudely estimate the magnitude of the feedback by means of a linear extrapolation.


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Additional Information:© 1966 The American Physical Society. Received 3 October 1966. Work supported in part by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Prepared under Contract N o. AT(11-1)-68 for the San Francisco Operations Office, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
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