Radiative screening of fifth forces

Burrage, Clare and Copeland, Edmund J. and Millington, Peter (2016) Radiative screening of fifth forces. Physical Review Letters, 117 (21). 211102/1-21102/6. ISSN 1079-7114

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Abstract

We describe a symmetron model in which the screening of fifth forces arises at the one-loop level through the Coleman-Weinberg mechanism of spontaneous symmetry breaking. We show that such a theory can avoid current constraints on the existence of fifth forces but still has the potential to give rise to observable deviations from general relativity, which could be seen in cold atom experiments.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: ©2016 American Physical Society
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Science > School of Physics and Astronomy
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.211102
Depositing User: Burrage, Clare
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2017 12:10
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2017 20:48
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/39507

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