Chromodynamics with n flavors of massless quarks is invariant under chiral U(n)U(n). It is shown that in the limit of a large number of colors, under reasonable assumptions, this symmetry group must spontaneously break down to diagonal U(n).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Physical review letters|
|State||Published - 1980|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physics and Astronomy(all)