Dynamical fermion masses under the influence of Kaluza-Klein fermions in extra dimensions

H. Abe, H. Miguchi, T. Muta

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Abstract

The dynamical fermion mass generation in the four-dimensional brane is discussed in a model with five-dimensional Kaluza-Klein fermions in interaction with four-dimensional fermions. It is found that the dynamical fermion masses are generated beyond the critical radius of the compactified extra dimensional space and may be made small compared with the masses of the Kaluza-Klein modes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)445-454
Number of pages10
JournalModern Physics Letters A
Volume15
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Feb 28

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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