International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 575–592 | Cite as

Spin-gauge theory of gravity with Higgs-field mechanism

  • H. Dehnen
  • E. Hitzer
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Abstract

We propose a Lorentz-covariant Yang-Mills spin-gauge theory, where the function-valued Dirac matrices play the role of a nonscalar Higgs-field. As symmetry group we chooseSU(2) xU(1). After symmetry breaking a nonscalar Lorentz-covariant Higgs-field gravity appears, which can be interpreted within a classical limit as Einstein's metrical theory of gravity, where we restrict ourselves in a first step to its linearized version.

Keywords

Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Symmetry Group Classical Limit 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Dehnen
    • 1
  • E. Hitzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of KonstanzKonstanzGermany

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