# 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} }

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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