EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 70, 20141st International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||10 April 2014|
Strings and extra dimensions: Mass hierarchies and experimental signatures
Department of Physics, CERN - Theory Unit, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland
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Published online: 10 April 2014
Lowering the string scale in the TeV region provides a theoretical framework for solving the mass hierarchy problem and unifying all interactions. The apparent weakness of gravity can then be accounted by the existence of large internal dimensions, in the submillimeter region, and transverse to a braneworld where our universe must be confined. I review the main properties of this scenario and its experimental implications.
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