# Lepton Number as the Fourth Color

@article{Pati1974LeptonNA, title={Lepton Number as the Fourth Color}, author={Jogesh C. Pati and A. Salam}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={1974}, volume={10}, pages={275-289} }

Universal strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions of leptons and hadrons are generated by gauging a non-Abelian renormalizable anomaly-free subgroup of the fundamental symmetry structure $\mathrm{SU}{(4)}_{L}\ifmmode\times\else\texttimes\fi{}\mathrm{SU}{(4)}_{R}\ifmmode\times\else\texttimes\fi{}\mathrm{SU}({4}^{\ensuremath{'}})$, which unites three quartets of "colored" baryonic quarks and the quartet of known leptons into 16-folds of chiral fermionic multiplets, with lepton number…

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