Extra Dimensions Motivation

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  • Created by: Pip Ham
  • Created on: 18-12-15 14:22

Motivation

Extra dimensions coculd explain the 'hierarchy problems'

What are the Hierarchy problems?

  • Electroweak/Planck scale difference (the big hierarchy problem)
  • Quark/Lepton mass and mixing angle differences (the flavour hierarchy problem)

Heavy particles that exist in extra dimensions are dark matter candidates

Extra dimensions are required for string theory

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