Action for the infrared regime of gauge theories and the problem of color transformations

  title={Action for the infrared regime of gauge theories and the problem of color transformations},
  author={Aiyalam P. Balachandran and V. P. Nair},
  journal={Physical Review D},
It has been known for a while that there is spontaneous breaking of Lorentz symmetry in the nonzero charged sectors of quantum electrodynamics due to the infrared problem of soft photons. More recently, it has also been suggested that similar results hold for color transformations in a nonabelian gauge theory. Here we show that an action where a diffeomorphism has been carried out for the part describing hard gauge particles and matter fields can be used to analyze these issues. In addition to… Expand
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