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Seminario: Going beyond a 4th generation of quarks

Ponente: Mathieu Buchkremer, Université Catholique de Louvain

Lugar: Sala de Seminarios, Dpto. Física Teórica y del Cosmos

Fecha: 29/01/2013

Hora (24h): 16:00

The pattern of masses for the three families of quarks and leptons remains an open question in the Standard Model. In this framework, I will review the past and current status of a perturbative new family of fermions, either chiral or vector-like. The possibility for long-lived heavy quarks, propagating over large distances, will also be examined. As a conclusion, Beyond the Standard Model mass generation mechanisms will be discussed in the context of extended fermion sectors.