Monopole-antimonopole interaction potential

Ayush Saurabh, Tanmay Vachaspati

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Abstract

We numerically study the interactions of twisted monopole-antimonopole pairs in the 't Hooft-Polyakov model for a range of values of the scalar to vector mass ratio. We also recover the sphaleron solution at maximum twist discovered by Taubes [Commun. Math. Phys. 86, 257 (1982)CMPHAY0010-361610.1007/BF01206014] and map out its energy and size as functions of parameters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number103536
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume96
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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