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Gauge Theory and Higgs Mechanism

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What is Gauge Theory and how does it relate to electroweak symmetry? How does the breaking of a symmetry cause a reaction such as the obtaining of mass?


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English: An overview of particle physics


In particle physics, the Higgs mechanism is a kind of mass generation mechanism, a process that gives mass to elementary particles.


Please read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higgs_mechanism


Gauge theory is the successful field theory explaining the dynamics of elementary particles.


Read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gauge_theory




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