Combining Pati-Salam and flavour symmetries

@article{Feldmann2015CombiningPA,
  title={Combining Pati-Salam and flavour symmetries},
  author={Thorsten Feldmann and Florian Hartmann and Wolfgang Kilian and Christoph Luhn},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  year={2015},
  volume={2015},
  pages={1-40}
}
A bstractWe construct an extension of the Standard Model (SM) which is based on grand unification with Pati-Salam symmetry. The setup is supplemented with the idea of spontaneous flavour symmetry breaking which is mediated through flavon fields with renormalizable couplings to new heavy fermions. While we argue that the new gauge bosons in this approach can be sufficiently heavy to be irrelevant at low energies, the fermionic partners of the SM quarks, in particular those for the third… 
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