Creation of Magnetic Monopoles in Classical Scattering

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Abstract

We consider the creation of 't Hooft-Polyakov magnetic monopoles by scattering classical wave packets of gauge fields. An example with eight clearly separated magnetic poles created with parity violating helical initial conditions is shown. No clear separation of topological charge is observed with corresponding parity symmetric initial conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number181601
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume117
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 27 2016

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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