Multivortex configurations in the Abelian Higgs model

  • Laurence Jacobs
Gauge Theories
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 135)


Gauge Theory Interaction Energy Field Equation Abelian Higgs Model Complex Scalar Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence Jacobs
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  1. 1.Instituto de FísicaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMéxico

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