# Partial Symmetries of Weak Interactions

@article{Glashow1961PartialSO, title={Partial Symmetries of Weak Interactions}, author={Sheldon Lee Glashow}, journal={Nuclear Physics}, year={1961}, volume={22}, pages={579-588} }

Weak and electromagnetic interactions of the leptons are examined under the hypothesis that the weak interactions are mediated by vector bosons. With only an isotopic triplet of leptons coupled to a triplet of vector bosons (two charged decay-intermediaries and the photon) the theory possesses no partial-symmetries. Such symmetries may be established if additional vector bosons or additional leptons are introduced. Since the latter possibility yields a theory disagreeing with experiment, the… Expand

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