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This paintings incorporates a number of articles and overview papers via the writer on a variety of matters in quantum box idea, gauge box thought and quantum gravity. It covers: the mathematical facets of the renormalization strategy had to relate bodily observable phenomena to the first variables in those theories; an outline of primary prolonged items comparable to monopoles and instantons, elements of quantum chromodynamics; and, ultimately, the author's method of the matter of quantizing the gravitational strength by means of contemplating black holes. All of those themes are vital for the knowledge of the effortless debris.

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26 G. ' t HOOFT 141 F. E n g l e r t and R. Brout, Phys. Rev. W. Higgs, Phys. Letters 12 ( 1 9 6 4 ) 132; Phys. Rev. Letters 13 ( 1 9 6 4 ) 508; Phys. Rev. S. R. B. Kibble, Phys. Rev. B. Kibble, Phys. Rev. 155 ( 1 9 6 7 ) 6 2 7 . 151 S. Weinberg, Phys. Rev. Letters 19 ( 1 9 6 7 ) 1264. 161 J . S . Bell and R. Jackiw, Nuovo Cimento 60A ( 1 9 6 9 ) 4 7 . 171 See however a l s o t h e approach of A. Slavnov, Theor. and Math. Phys. 13 ( 1 9 7 2 ) 174. *Reprinted from Proceedings of the Adriatic S m e r Meeting on Particle Physics, Rovinj, Yugoslavia, September 2 3 - O c t o b e r 5, 1973.

Our model evidently contains three massive spin-one particles Ba a massless photon Ap (with only two lJ, possible helicities), one massive spinless particle 2, and three massive Fermions X and $i (of which the latter form a doublet). i) It is instructive to consider first the classical field equations. Just as in electrodynamics one must choose a gauge condition in order to remove the gauge freedom. In general, we can write - 22 G. 16) where Ca(x) is some function of the fields that must not be gauge invariant.

13) The tenn gbreak arises from t h e A 2 term and breaks t h e g l o b a l SU(2) symmetry ( t h e Fennion masses are a l s o s p l i t ) . 10) i n v a r i a n t . T h i s is t h e new symmetry leave8 t h e s p i n o r $), group, broken by t h e A 2 tenn. A 8 w e do n o t i n s i s t on eq. ( 2 . 9 ) f o r F, o u r s h i f t is f r e e , and w e g e t a new " f r e e parameter" B i n ( 2 . 1 1 ) . I n g e n e r a l , we s h a l l req u i r e t h a t a l l diagrams where t h e 2 p a r t i c l e vanishes i n t o t h e vacuum cancel ( f i g .

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