Dimensional reduction of exceptional E6, E8 gauge groups and flavour chirality

Mehmet Koca*

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Ten-dimensional Yang-Mills gauge theories based on the exceptional groups E6 and E8 are reduced to four-dimensional flavour-chiral Yang-Mills-Higgs theories where the extra six dimensions are identified with the compact G2/SU(3) and SO(7)/SO(6) coset spaces. A ten-dimensional E8 theory leads to three families of SU(5), one of which lies in the 144-dimensional representation of SO(10).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)400-402
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number5-6
Publication statusPublished - Jul 5 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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