Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2014:177 | Cite as

Neutrino masses and conformal electro-weak symmetry breaking

  • Manfred Lindner
  • Steffen Schmidt
  • Juri Smirnov
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Dimensional transmutation in classically conformal invariant theories may explain the electro-weak scale and the fact that so far nothing but the Standard Model (SM) particles have been observed. We discuss in this paper implications of this type of symmetry breaking for neutrino mass generation.


Higgs Physics Neutrino Physics 


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  • Manfred Lindner
    • 1
  • Steffen Schmidt
    • 1
  • Juri Smirnov
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für KernphysikHeidelbergGermany

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