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Soliton Stability in a Z (2) Field Theory
Mathematics and Statistics Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • J. J. P. Veerman, Portland State University
  • D. Bazeia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Fernando Moraes, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
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  • Solitons -- Stability,
  • Condensed matter physics,
  • Lagrangian functions
We investigate the stability of the coupled soliton solutions of a two-component Z(2) vector fieldmodel, in contraposition to similar solutions of a Z(2)×Z(2)model recently introduced. We demonstrate that the coupled soliton solutions of the Z(2) model are classically unstable.

This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Journal of Mathematical Physics. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication.

A definitive version was subsequently published in Journal of Mathematical Physics and can be found online at:

* At the time of publication J. J. P. Veerman was affiliated with Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

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J. J. P. Veerman, D. Bazeia and Fernando Moraes. "Soliton Stability in a Z (2) Field Theory" (1999)
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