Monopole catalysis of Skyrmion decay

Curtis Gove Callan, Edward Witten

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Abstract

A semiclassical model of baryon-monopole interactions is presented. The model, which could serve as the basis for practical calculations of catalysis cross sections, interpolates between a soliton model of baryons at large distances and a radial field theory near the monopole core.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-176
Number of pages16
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume239
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 25 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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