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The Last Heavy Lepton and The Next One

  • T. F. Walsh
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 49)

Abstract

The present leptonic SU2 × U1 weak interaction theory was formulated in 1967 (Ref. 1), ten years after the familiar V-A theory (Ref. 2). A decade later still, the low energy limit of this theory is now the successor to the V-A theory (Ref. 3). A brief explanation of why this is so (and why I will not discuss models) is in order. Most of us believe that charged current interactions are mediated by exchange of a massive charged vector boson (Ref. 1,2). In the low energy limit the V-A fheory with eμ universality results.

Keywords

Current Algebra Class Current Heavy Lepton Elementary Fermion Charged Current Interaction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. F. Walsh
    • 1
  1. 1.Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, DESYHamburg 52Germany

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