The U(1) Problem: Instantons, Axions, and Familons

  • Frank Wilczek
Part of the The Subnuclear Series book series (SUS, volume 21)


The U(1) problem began as a rather obscure difficulty in current algebra, but over time it has stimulated some remarkable theoretical ideas which may even in a quite literal sense describe the bulk of the Universe!


Chiral Symmetry Goldstone Boson Pseudoscalar Meson Higgs Field Family Symmetry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Wilczek
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA

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