Quantum Theory of Planar Kinks in a Finite Easy Plane Ferromagnetic Chain

  • J. F. Lemmens
  • W. J. M. de Jonge
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 23)


Kink-like profiles, that can be described by the sine-Gordon equation, have received much attention during the last decade, especially in their relation to the non-linear excitations of one-dimensional ferromagnets with an easy plane. The properties of the kinks rely on the mapping


Coherent State Periodic Array Quantum Fluctuation Easy Plane Soliton Energy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Lemmens
    • 1
  • W. J. M. de Jonge
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Applied MathematicsUniversity of Antwerp (RUCA)AntwerpenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsEindhoven University of TechnologyMB EindhovenThe Netherlands

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