Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 156, Issue 1, pp 1028–1040 | Cite as

Scattering of vortices in the Abelian Higgs model

  • R. V. Palvelev


We study the scattering of vortices in the Abelian (2+1)-dimensional Higgs model. We show that in the case of the symmetric head-on collision of N vortices, their trajectories are rotated by the angle π/N after the collision.


vortex equation Ginzburg-Landau equation adiabatic limit vortex scattering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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