We present a series of existence theorems for multiple vortex solutions in the Gudnason model of the N=2 supersymmetric field theory where non-Abelian gauge fields are governed by the pure Chern-Simons dynamics at dual levels and realized as the solutions of a system of elliptic equations with exponential nonlinearity over two-dimensional domains. In the full plane situation, our method utilizes a minimization approach, and in the doubly periodic situation, we employ an inequality-constrained minimization approach. In the latter case, we also obtain sufficient conditions under which we show that there exist at least two gauge-distinct solutions for any prescribed distribution of vortices. In other words, there are distinct solutions with identical vortex distribution, energy, and electric and magnetic charges.
- Calculus of variations
- Systems of nonlinear elliptic equations
- Vortices in gauge field theory
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