International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 49, Issue 5, pp 1174–1180

The Mysteries of Fermions

Authors

    • Laboratoire de Physique ThéoriqueUniv. Paris-Sud
    • Physics DepartmentUniversity of Marburg
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10773-010-0292-7

Cite this article as:
Weiner, R.M. Int J Theor Phys (2010) 49: 1174. doi:10.1007/s10773-010-0292-7

Abstract

It is conjectured that all known fermions are topological solitons. This could explain the non-observation of bosonic leptons and baryons and provide a physical mechanism for the Pauli exclusion principle.

Keywords

FermionsTopological solitonsSkyrme and Higgs LagrangiansBosonic leptons and baryonsPauli exclusion principleSupersymmetryScalar fields

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