Inventing an Elementary Particle
My contribution to this workshop is history not physics. I shall give a personal account of the “invention” of what a British Sunday paper recently described as “the mythical Higgs’ particle”. I hope to have convinced you by my presence at this meeting that I am not a myth, even if the particle named after me is.
KeywordsGauge Theory Higgs Boson Gauge Invariance Goldstone Boson Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking
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