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Bounds on particle masses in the Weinberg-Salam model

Politzer, H. David and Wolfram, Stephen (1979) Bounds on particle masses in the Weinberg-Salam model. Physics Letters B, 82 (2). pp. 242-246. ISSN 0370-2693. doi:10.1016/0370-2693(79)90746-9.

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Various conditions necessary for the self-consistency of the Weinberg-Salam model are used to place constraints on fermion and Higgs Boson masses. We find that spontaneous symmetry breakdown cannot generate fermion masses in excess of about 300 GeV.

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Additional Information:© 1979 Elsevier B.V. Received 30 November 1978. Work supported in part by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. EY76-C-03-0068.
Errata:Errata Physics Letters B, Volume 83, Issues 3–4, 21 May 1979, Pages 421-422
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Department of Energy (DOE)EY76-C-03-0068
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Official Citation:H. David Politzer, Stephen Wolfram, Bounds on particle masses in the Weinberg-Salam model, Physics Letters B, Volume 82, Issue 2, 1979, Pages 242-246, ISSN 0370-2693, (
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