# Electroweak symmetry breaking from monopole condensation.

@article{Cski2011ElectroweakSB, title={Electroweak symmetry breaking from monopole condensation.}, author={Csaba Cs{\'a}ki and Yuri Shirman and John Terning}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2011}, volume={106 4}, pages={ 041802 } }

We argue that the electroweak symmetry of the standard model (SM) could be broken via condensation of magnetic monopole bilinears. We present an extension of the SM where this could indeed happen, and where the heavy top mass is also a consequence of the magnetic interactions.

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