TY - JOUR

T1 - Family gauge symmetry and Koide's mass formula

AU - Sumino, Yukinari

N1 - Funding Information:
The author is grateful to K. Tobe for discussion. This work is supported in part by Grant-in-Aid for scientific research No. 17540228 from MEXT, Japan.

PY - 2009/2/2

Y1 - 2009/2/2

N2 - Koide's mass formula is an empirical relation among the charged lepton masses which holds with a striking precision. We propose a mechanism for cancelling the QED correction to Koide's formula. This is discussed in an effective theory with U (3) family gauge symmetry and a scenario in which this symmetry is unified with SU (2)L symmetry at 102 - 103 TeV scale.

AB - Koide's mass formula is an empirical relation among the charged lepton masses which holds with a striking precision. We propose a mechanism for cancelling the QED correction to Koide's formula. This is discussed in an effective theory with U (3) family gauge symmetry and a scenario in which this symmetry is unified with SU (2)L symmetry at 102 - 103 TeV scale.

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U2 - 10.1016/j.physletb.2008.12.060

DO - 10.1016/j.physletb.2008.12.060

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:58249142588

SN - 0370-2693

VL - 671

SP - 477

EP - 480

JO - Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics

JF - Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics

IS - 4-5

ER -