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Magneto-Static Vortices in Two Dimensional Abelian Gauge Theories

  • Jacopo BellazziniEmail author
  • Claudio Bonanno
  • Gaetano Siciliano
Article

Abstract

We study the existence of vortices of the Klein-Gordon-Maxwell equations in the two dimensional case. In particular we find sufficient conditions for the existence of vortices in the magneto-static case, i.e. when the electric potential \({\phi = 0}\). This result, due to the lack of suitable embedding theorems for the vector potential A is achieved with the help of a penalization method.

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

Primary 35J50 Secondary 35Q60 

Keywords

Klein-Gordon-Maxwell equations two dimensional vortex 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacopo Bellazzini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Claudio Bonanno
    • 1
  • Gaetano Siciliano
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica ApplicataUniversità di PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di MatematicaUniversità di BariBariItaly

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