See-saw masses for quarks and leptons in SU(5)

  • Thorsten Feldmann


We build on a recent paper by Grinstein, Redi and Villadoro, where a seesaw like mechanism for quark masses was derived in the context of spontaneously broken gauged flavour symmetries. The see-saw mechanism is induced by heavy Dirac fermions which are added to the Standard Model spectrum in order to render the flavour symmetries anomaly-free. In this letter we report on the embedding of these fermions into multiplets of an SU(5) grand unified theory and discuss a number of interesting consequences.


Gauge Symmetry GUT Quark Masses and SM Parameters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physik DepartmentTechnische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany

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