Absolute proton stability in unified models of strong, weak and electromagnetic interactions

Paul George Langacker, Gino Segre, Arthur Weldon

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Abstract

We show that the proton can be made absolutely stable, without introducing superheavy bosons, by imposing a global U(1) color symmetry on the Higgs couplings of the theory. Vector-like SU(5) and SU(6) models are discussed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-90
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume73
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 30 1978

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Absolute proton stability in unified models of strong, weak and electromagnetic interactions'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this