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Author Dvali, Gia
Source CERN Document Server
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Date Created 2011-07-06
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Modern physics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Particle Physics - Theory
Abstract We give a simple argument suggesting that in a consistent quantum field theory tunneling from Minkowski to a lower energy vacuum must be impossible. Theories that allow for such a tunneling also allow for localized states of negative mass, and therefore, should be inconsistent.
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-01-01