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    Baby Skyrmions stabilized by canonical quantization

    Acus, A. and Norvaisas, E. and Schnir, Ya. (2009) Baby Skyrmions stabilized by canonical quantization. Physics Letters B, 682 (1). pp. 155-162. ISSN 0370-2693

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    We analyse the effect of the canonical quantization of the rotational mode of the O(3) o-model which includes the Skyrme term. Numerical evidence is presented that the quantum correction to the mass of the rotationally-invariant charge n = 1, 2 configurations may stabilize the solution even in the limit of vanishing potential. The corresponding range of values of the parameters is discussed.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: This work is supported by the Science Foundation of Ireland in the framework of the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Frontiers Programme (RFP) project RFP07/FPHY330. We are grateful Tigran Tchrakian for valuable discussions and remarks. Preprint of Article published by Elsevier © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
    Keywords: Baby Skyrmions; canonical quantization; Skyrme;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 2632
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    Depositing User: CS Editor
    Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2011 15:51
    Journal or Publication Title: Physics Letters B
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Refereed: No
    Funders: Science Foundation Ireland
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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