Symmetry and emergence

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In a modern understanding of particle physics, global symmetries are approximate and gauge symmetries may be emergent. This view, which has echoes in condensed-matter physics, is supported by a variety of arguments from experiment and theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-119
Number of pages4
JournalNature Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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