The Higgs field and extra dimensions

S.V. Bolokhov1, K.A. Bronnikov2 and S.G. Rubin3

Abstract

We discuss the possible geometric origin of the Higgs field of the Standard model. A model is built where the Higgs field, along with the gauge fields, appears from off-diagonal components of the multidimensional metric. In the low-energy limit, the Higgs field potential and its interaction with the gauge fields of the electroweak theory are reproduced.

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