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By Mariano Quiros, Rosa Dominguez Tenreiro

ISBN-10: 9971503069

ISBN-13: 9789971503062

ISBN-10: 9971503093

ISBN-13: 9789971503093

The e-book discusses, in line with a sequence of lectures given by means of the authors on the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid discusses the relation among cosmology and particle physics at a pedagogical point. the subjects coated include a lot precious introductory fabrics. Very beneficial as a textual content for graduate scholars during this box.

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S. Krusch, Homotopy of rational maps and the quantization of Skyrmions. Ann. Phys. 304 (2003) 103. 10. W. von Oertzen, M. Freer and Y. Kanada-En’yo, Nuclear clusters and nuclear molecules. Phys. Rep. 432 (2006) 43. 11. N. Manton and P. Sutcliffe, Topological Solitons (Chapter 9). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004. 12. S. R. Nappi, The Skyrme model with pion masses. Nucl. Phys. B233 (1984) 109. page 36 May 31, 2016 8:58 ws-rv961x669-2ndEdition-961x669 BC: 9710 - The Multifaceted Skyrmion - 2nd Edn.

Conclusion We have reviewed Skyrme’s original model and its application to modelling nuclei. Work over the last twenty years has led to a much greater understanding of the classical Skyrmion solutions for quite a large range of baryon numbers. A key discovery is that for the physical value of the pion mass the solutions have a much more compact structure than for massless pions. These compact structures have many similarities to α-particle and other cluster models of nuclei. We have reviewed the rigid body quantisation of these Skyrmions.

May 31, 2016 8:58 ws-rv961x669-2ndEdition-961x669 BC: 9710 - The Multifaceted Skyrmion - 2nd Edn. Skyrmions and Nuclei MultifacetII 9 The model has a conserved, integer-valued topological charge B, the baryon 3 number. This is the degree of the map U : R → SU (2), which is well-defined because U → 1 at spatial infinity. 4) which is proportional to the Jacobian of the map U . In Skyrme units there is the Faddeev–Bogomolny energy bound, E ≥ 12π 2 |B|, although equality is not attained for any field configurations with non-zero B.

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