Quantum evaporation of classical breathers

Jan Ollé, Oriol Pujolàs, Tanmay Vachaspati, George Zahariade

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We apply the recently discovered classical-quantum correspondence to study the quantum evaporation of breathers in an extended sine-Gordon model. We present numerical results for the decay rate of the breather as a function of the coupling strength in the model. This is a complete treatment of the backreaction of quantum radiation on the classical dynamics of oscillons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number045011
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 13 2019

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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