Electroweak strings

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Abstract

We give detailed calculations showing the existence of string solutions in the Weinberg-Salam model. We argue that there exists a range of parameters for which the solutions are stable under small perturbations. Some properties of the solutions - such as vortex superconductivity and Aharanov-Bohm interactions - are briefly discussed. We also point out some consequences of these solutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)648-671
Number of pages24
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume397
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 31 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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