Weinberg-Salam model at finite temperature and density

3Citations
Citations of this article
6Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

We present a new gauge fixing condition for the Weinberg-Salam electro-weak theory at finite temperature and density. After spontaneous symmetry breaking occurs, every unphysical term in the Lagrangian is eliminated with our gauge fixing condition. A new and simple Lagrangian can be obtained where we can identify the propagators and vertices. Some consequences are discussed, as the new gauge-dependent masses of the gauge fields and the new Faddeev-Popov Lagrangian. After obtaining the quadratic terms, we calculate exactly the 1-loop effective potential identifying the contribution of every particular field. © 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Loewe, M., Mendizabal, S., & Rojas, J. C. (2005). Weinberg-Salam model at finite temperature and density. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 617(1–2), 87–91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2005.05.010

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free