Publications [#247486] of Berndt Mueller

Papers Published
  1. Schäfer, A; Müller, B; Greiner, W, New scheme for spontaneous symmetry breaking of color SU(3), Physical Review Letters, vol. 50 no. 26 (1983), pp. 2047-2050 [doi] .

    A new spontaneous-symmetry-breaking mechanism is formulated for SU(3), which is used to describe the formation of bags around quarks. The Higgs field is replaced by the scalar product of two colored fermion fields. This model gives mass only to one gluon (equivalent to Aμ8) when spontaneously broken. The consequences of this scheme are discussed, and it is argued that it can explain several puzzling high-energy heavy-ion experiments. © 1983 The American Physical Society.