1-5 July 2019
The University of Manchester
Europe/London timezone
Home > Timetable > Session details > Contribution details
PDF | XML | iCal

Gauge invariance in PT-symmetric scalar QED

Presented by Dr. Jean ALEXANDRE on 1 Jul 2019 from 15:50 to 16:10
Type: oral presentation
Track: Particle Physics Models of New Physics


Motivated by an alternative description of the Higgs sector, we present an non-Hermitian but PT-symmetric extension of scalar-QED. This extenion involves an imaginary mixing mass term for scalars, but keeps real energies. Fundamental concepts of field theory must be questioned in this approach, like the derivation of the equations of motion, Noether's theorem, gauge invariance, the definition of path integral, ... and we show how a consistent model is possible.


Location: Schuster
Room: Bragg Lecture Theatre

Primary authors