Q-ball dynamics

Battye, Richard A. and Sutcliffe, Paul M. (2000) Q-ball dynamics. Nuclear Physics B, 590 (1-2). pp. 329-363. ISSN 0550-3213. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0550-3213(00)00506-X

Abstract

We investigate the dynamics of Q-balls in one, two and three space dimensions, using numerical simulations of the full nonlinear equations of motion. We find that the dynamics of Q-balls is extremely complex, involving processes such as charge transfer and Q-ball fission. We present results of simulations which illustrate the salient features of 2-Q-ball interactions and give qualitative arguments to explain them in terms of the evolution of the time-dependent phases. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Q-balls; soliton dynamics; numerical simulations
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: P. Ogbuji
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2009 17:22
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2014 10:35
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16097 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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