Knots from wall-antiwall annihilations with stretched strings

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Abstract

A pair of a domain wall and an antidomain wall is unstable to decay. We show that when a vortex string is stretched between the walls, there remains a knot soliton (Hopfion) after the pair annihilation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number121701
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume85
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun 14

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Knots from wall-antiwall annihilations with stretched strings. / Nitta, Muneto.

In: Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, Vol. 85, No. 12, 121701, 14.06.2012.

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