Vortex solutions in the Weinberg-Salam model

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Abstract

We show that the Weinberg-Salam model has vortex solutions similar to semilocal strings for all values of the parameters. The stability of the solutions under small perturbations will depend on the parameters of the theory and, in particular, on the ratio of the Higgs boson mass to the Z boson mass.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1977-1980
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume68
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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