THE HISTORY OF THE GURALNIK, HAGEN AND KIBBLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE THEORY OF SPONTANEOUS SYMMETRY BREAKING AND GAUGE PARTICLES

@article{Guralnik2009THEHO,
  title={THE HISTORY OF THE GURALNIK, HAGEN AND KIBBLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE THEORY OF SPONTANEOUS SYMMETRY BREAKING AND GAUGE PARTICLES},
  author={Gerald S. Guralnik},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={2601-2627}
}
  • G. Guralnik
  • Published 10 June 2009
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics A
I discuss historical material about the beginning of the ideas of spontaneous symmetry breaking and particularly the role of the paper by Guralnik, Hagen and Kibble in this development. I do so adding a touch of some more modern ideas about the extended solution-space of quantum field theory resulting from the intrinsic nonlinearity of nontrivial interactions. 

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