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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 379–392 | Cite as

Conformal invariance and the Higgs boson mass in the Weinberg-Salam theory with gravitational mechanism of instability

  • V. M. Nikolaenko
  • G. N. Shikin
  • K. P. Staniukowicz
Research Articles

Abstract

The assumption that the Higgs scalar field equation is conformally invariant leads to new features of the unified gauge theories including classical gravitation. Both the self-consistent approach and the external curved space-time method are discussed here. The purpose is to compute the upper and lower bounds on the mass of the stable Higgs particle. Also an attempt to obtain a discrete mass spectrum at classical level was made.

Keywords

Gauge Theory Higgs Boson Conformal Invariance Boson Mass Classical Level 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Nikolaenko
    • 1
  • G. N. Shikin
    • 1
  • K. P. Staniukowicz
    • 1
  1. 1.USSR State Committee for StandardsMoscowUSSR

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