# Symmetry Breaking in Light-Front ϕ4 Theory

@article{Hiller2016SymmetryBI, title={Symmetry Breaking in Light-Front ϕ4 Theory}, author={John R. Hiller}, journal={Few-body Systems}, year={2016}, volume={58}, pages={43} }

We consider the symmetric and broken phases of light-front $\phi^4$ theory in two dimensions. In both cases the mass of the lowest state is computed and its dependence on the coupling used to infer critical coupling values. The structure of the eigenstate is examined to determine whether it shows the signs of critical behavior, specifically whether the one-body sector becomes improbable relative to the higher Fock sectors. In attempts to establish this behavior, we consider both sector…

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### Light-Front Versus Equal-Time Quantization in $$\varvec{\phi ^4}$$ϕ4 Theory

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There is a discrepancy between light-front and equal-time values for the critical coupling of two-dimensional $$\phi ^4$$ϕ4 theory. A proposed resolution is to take into account the difference…

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