Acta Physica Hungarica

, Volume 64, Issue 1–3, pp 147–155 | Cite as

The Higgs meson mass and the scale of new physics in the standard model

  • P. Hasenfratz
  • J. Nager
Elementary Particles and Fields


There are indications for the Weinberg-Salam model being an effective theory only. This would imply a relation between the scale (Λcut) before which new physics should be observed and the Higgs meson massm H. The relation Λcutcut(m H ) is studied in an approximate, but nonperturbative way. Form H m w≳10, Λcut is of the order of the Higgs meson mass itself (i.e. this is an upper bound), while form H m W≲6, Λcut can be very large and no practically interesting constraint emerges.


Renormalization Group Higgs Mass Radiative Correction Effective Theory Gaussian Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Hasenfratz
    • 1
  • J. Nager
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland

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