The observed constraints on the variability of the proton to electron mass ratio µ and the fine structure constant α are used to establish constraints on the variability of the Quantum Chromodynamic Scale and a combination of the Higgs Vacuum Expectation Value and the Yukawa couplings. Further model dependent assumptions provide constraints on the Higgs VEV and the Yukawa couplings separately. A primary conclusion is that limits on the variability of dimensionless fundamental constants such as µ and α provide important constraints on the parameter space of new physics and cosmologies.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - Feb 23 2017|
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