A model behind the standard model
Abstract
In spite of its many successes, the standard model makes many empirical assumptions in the Higgs and fermion sectors for which a deeper theoretical basis is sought. Starting from the usual gauge symmetry, u(1)×su(2)×su(3) plus the three assumptions of (A) scalar fields as vielbeins in internal symmetry space, (B) the ”confinement picture” of symmetry breaking, (C) generations as ”dual” to colour, we are led to a scheme that offers (I) geometrical significance to scalar fields, (II) a theoretical criterion for what scalar fields are to be introduced, (III) a partial explanation of why su(2) appears broken while su(3) confines, (IV) baryon lepton number (BL) conservation, (V) the standard electroweak structure, (VI) a 3valued generation index for leptons and quarks, and (VII) a dynamical system with all the essential features of an earlier phenomenological model, which gave a good description of the known mass and mixing patterns of quarks and leptons including neutrino oscillations. There are other implications, the consistency of which with experiment, however, has not yet been systematically explored. A possible outcome is a whole new branch of particle spectroscopy from su(2) confinement, potentially as rich in details as that of hadrons from colour confinement, which will be accessible to experiment at high energy.
 Publication:

European Physical Journal C
 Pub Date:
 November 2007
 DOI:
 10.1140/epjc/s1005200704064
 arXiv:
 arXiv:hepph/0611364
 Bibcode:
 2007EPJC...52..635C
 Keywords:

 High Energy Physics  Phenomenology;
 High Energy Physics  Theory
 EPrint:
 62 pages