Illustrations of vacuum polarization by solitons

R. MacKenzie, Frank Wilczek

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The value and limitations of the adiabatic method for calculating induced charges are discussed in a general way and illustrated in some simple models in 1+1 dimensions. The relevance of the size of solitons is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2194-2200
Number of pages7
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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