Geometric bounds on Kaluza–Klein masses

  • A. Mukherjee
  • R. Tabbash
Theoretical physics

DOI: 10.1007/s100520100643

Cite this article as:
Mukherjee, A. & Tabbash, R. Eur. Phys. J. C (2001) 20: 193. doi:10.1007/s100520100643

Abstract.

We point out geometric upper and lower bounds on the masses of bosonic and fermionic Kaluza–Klein excitations in the context of theories with large extra dimensions. The characteristic compactification length scale is set by the diameter of the internal manifold. Based on geometrical and topological considerations, we find that certain choices of compactification manifolds are more favored for phenomenological purposes.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg / Società Italiana di Fisica 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Mukherjee
    • 1
  • R. Tabbash
    • 1
  1. 1.Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (S.I.S.S.A.), Via Beirut 2-4, 34014 Trieste, Italy IT
  2. 2.Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sez. di Trieste, Via Valerio 2, 34127 Trieste, Italy IT