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Topological Concepts in Nuclear Physics: The Deuteron as a Bi-Skyrmion

  • L. C. Biedenharn
  • E. Sorace
  • M. Tarlini

Abstract

This conference has been organized by Bruno Gruber around the theme of symmetry, and it is useful therefore to begin by recalling that symmetry groups appear in quantal physics in three distinct ways: (a) linearly in the Wigner mode, (b) non-linearly in the Heisenberg mode, and (c) topologically in what might well be called the Dirac mode, since the first application occurred in Dirac’s famous magnetic monopole paper. The subject to be discussed here will actually involve all three of these modes.

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Baryon Number Magnetic Monopole Skyrme Model Minimal Energy Configuration Quantal Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. C. Biedenharn
    • 1
  • E. Sorace
    • 2
  • M. Tarlini
    • 2
  1. 1.Duke UniversityDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Università di FirenzeFirenzeItalia

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