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Lectures on Solitons

  • W. N. Cottingham
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 255)

Abstract

The solitons of a field theory are field configurations which are twisted. A simple example is that of a metal strip with one edge fixed horizontally and hanging under gravity.

Keywords

Gauge Field Magnetic Monopole Field Configuration Skyrme Model Potential Energy Density 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. N. Cottingham
    • 1
  1. 1.H.H. Wills Physics LaboratoryUniversity of BristolBristolUSA

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