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technicolor

Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

In the context of the standard model of particle physics, technicolor is a proposal for realizing electroweak symmetry breaking not via a Higgs boson which is a fundamental particle, but by realizing it as a bound state of auxiliary fermions and introduing new gauge fields.

References

Revised on December 14, 2012 06:43:41 by Urs Schreiber (71.195.68.239)