Il Nuovo Cimento C

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 559–572 | Cite as

Magnetic monopoles

  • P. Musset
Article

Summary

Theoretical foundations for the existence of magnetic monopoles are given. Consequences extracted from cosmological and astrophysical considerations on the abundance of magnetic monopoles today are reviewed. The latest experimental results in the search for classical monopoles as well as for grand unified monopoles are summarized.

PACS. 94.40

Cosmic rays 

Riassunto

Si danno i fondamenti teorici per l'esistenza di monopoli magnétici. Si esaminano le conseguenze tratte da considerazioni cosmologiche e astrofisiche sull'abbondanza di monopoli magnetici attuale. Si riassumono i piú recenti risultati sperimentali sulla ricerca di monopoli classici e di quelli della grande unificazione.

Резюме

Приводятся теоретические обоснования сушствования магнитных монополей. Анализируются следствия из космологических и астрофизических рассмотрений, касающиеся распространенноси магнитных мононолей в настоящее время. Приводятся последние экспериментальные результаты по поискы классических монополей и монополей Великого Объединения.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Musset
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  1. 1.C.E.R.N.GenevaSwitzerland

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