Dually charged particle-like solutions in the Weinberg-Salam theory

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Abstract

This work establishes the existence of electrically and magnetically charged static particle-like solutions known as dyons in the Weinberg-Salam theory for the unified electromagnetic and weak interactions. The solutions are obtained through a constrained variational study of the associated action functional which assumes an indefinite form due to the presence of the electric field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-178
Number of pages24
JournalProceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Volume454
Issue number1968
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Boundary value problem
  • Constrained variational principle
  • Dyons
  • Electroweak solitons
  • Indefinite action functional
  • Spherically symmetric solutions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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