Symmetry Breaking in Light-Front ϕ4 Theory

John R Hiller

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Abstract

We consider the symmetric and broken phases of light-front ϕ4 theory in two dimensions. In both cases the mass of the lowest state is computed and its dependence on the coupling used to infer critical coupling values. The structure of the eigenstate is examined to determine whether it shows the signs of critical behavior, specifically whether the one-body sector becomes improbable relative to the higher Fock sectors. In attempts to establish this behavior, we consider both sector-independent and sector-dependent constituent masses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number43
JournalFew-Body Systems
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2017

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