Topcolor assisted technicolor

@article{Hill1995TopcolorAT,
  title={Topcolor assisted technicolor},
  author={C. Hill},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
  year={1995},
  volume={345},
  pages={483-489}
}
  • C. Hill
  • Published 1995
  • Physics
  • Physics Letters B
A condensate, tt, arising from O(TeV) scale “topcolor”, in addition to technicolor (and ETC) may naturally explain the gauge hierarchy, the large top quark mass, and contains a rich system of testable consequences. A triplet of strongly coupled pseudo-Nambu-Goldstone bosons, “top-pions”, near the top mass scale is a generic prediction of the models. A new class of technicolor schemes and associated phenomenology is suggested in this approach. 

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