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Gravitation and Cosmology

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 31–34 | Cite as

The Higgs field and extra dimensions

  • S. V. Bolokhov
  • K. A. Bronnikov
  • S. G. Rubin
Article

Abstract

We discuss the possible geometric origin of the Higgs field of the Standard model. A model is built where the Higgs field, along with the gauge fields, appears from off-diagonal components of the multidimensional metric. In the low-energy limit, the Higgs field potential and its interaction with the gauge fields of the electroweak theory are reproduced.

Keywords

Gauge Group Extra Dimension Higgs Doublet Factor Space Higgs Field 
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© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Bolokhov
    • 1
  • K. A. Bronnikov
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. G. Rubin
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Gravitation and CosmologyPFURMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Center for Gravitation and Fundamental MetrologyVNIIMSMoscowRussia
  3. 3.National Research Nuclear University MEPhIMoscowRussia

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