• A study of the Higgs effect in the five-dimensional Kaluza-Klein theory

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      Higgs effect; Kaluza-Klein theory; spectrum analysis; unitary gauge

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      The complete expression of the five-dimensional Einstein-Hilbert action as an expansion in fields in the Appelquist-Chodos parametrization of the Kaluza-Klein metric has been given in this paper. It is explicitly shown that a unitary gauge can be fixed in which in each of the charge sectors the vector and the scalar fields are absorbed as Goldstone modes leaving behind the Pauli-Fierz Lagrangian for massive charged spin-2 field.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Amar Maheshwari1 2

      1. International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Miramare, Trieste, Italy
      2. Department of Physics, Regional College of Education, Mysore - 570 006, India
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