Supersymmetric Solitons 1st Edition

Ebook Details


M. Shifman, A. Yung

Year 2009
Pages 274
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Language en
ISBN 9780521516389
File Size 1.81 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

This book summarizes major advances in critical solitons in supersymmetric theories, and their implications for understanding basic dynamical regularities of nonsupersymmetric theories. After an extended introduction on the theory of critical solitons, including a historical introduction, the authors focus on three topics: non-Abelian strings and confined monopoles; reducing the level of supersymmetry; and domain walls as D brane prototypes. They also provide a thorough review of issues at the cutting edge, such as non-Abelian flux tubes. The book presents an extensive summary of the current literature so researchers in this field can understand the background and related issues.