Recent Developments in Finite Energy (Topological) Monopole Theory

  • L. O’Raifeartaigh
  • S. Rouhani
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca book series (FEWBODY, volume 23/1981)


Recent activity in the study of static, finite-energy, topologically charged monopole systems is reviewed. The main developments have been the study of axially symmetric systems, the proof of existence of static multimonopole configurations for large monopole separations, and the explicit construction of single monopoles of arbitrary charge and of multimonopole configurations for small monopole separations.


Gauge Field Topological Charge Higgs Field Backlund Transformation Bogomolny Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. O’Raifeartaigh
    • 1
  • S. Rouhani
    • 1
  1. 1.Dublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin 4Ireland

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