Research in Engineering and Aviation

Mass Matrix with Symmetric Mixing

February 1991

Author(s): Dixit, V.V., Santhanam, T.S., and Thacker, W.D.

Journal: Physical Review D, Vol. 43, pp. 945-947 (1991). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.43.945


Extending the work of Barnhill, we propose distributing the mixing matrix between the up and down quarks equally. With this choice of gauge eigenstates, the resulting mixing matrix in the new basis is simply the identity and the gauge bosons couple to these states in an essentially trivial manner.