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Durham University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Academic Staff

Publication details for Steven Abel

Abel, Steven & Sannino, Francesco (2017). Radiative symmetry breaking from interacting UV fixed points. Physical Review D 96(5): 056028.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

It is shown that the addition of positive mass-squared terms to asymptotically safe gauge-Yukawa theories with perturbative UV fixed points leads to calculable radiative symmetry breaking in the IR. This phenomenon, and the multiplicative running of the operators that lies behind it, is akin to the radiative symmetry breaking that occurs in the supersymmetric standard model.