Battye, R.A. and Sutcliffe, P.M. (1998) Knots as stable soliton solutions in a three-dimensional classical field theory. Physical Review Letters, 81 (22). pp. 4798-4801. ISSN 0031-9007.
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We examine in detail recent claims that knotlike structures exist in a simple classical field theory which are stabilized by the Hopf charge. We present minimum energy configurations for changes one to eight generated numerically. It is found that the solutions exhibit. spectacular variety of behavior including closed loops, linked loops, and, most interestingly, knots. [S0031-9007(98)07755-2].
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science|
|Depositing User:||I. Ghose|
|Date Deposited:||04 Apr 2009 21:00|
|Last Modified:||04 Apr 2009 21:00|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/17577 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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