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Higgs, neutrinos, and standard model status

  1. Mar 30, 2013 #1
    I've always understood that the "formula" for the Standard Model is SU(3) × SU(2) × U(1). Since the discovery of the Higgs boson, and observations of neutrino flavor oscillations, has that formula been revised, or is it still the same?
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  3. Mar 30, 2013 #2


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    With the Higgs mechanism, is SU(3) × [SU(2) × U(1) broken to U(1)]. And it describes the interactions (bosons) only, not the leptons.
    Neutrinos are leptons, they don't care about those symmetries in their mixing.
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