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Accelerating Solitons

Speaker: Andrew Royston (Pennsylvania State University)

Event Details

We show that the leading semiclassical behavior of soliton form factors at arbitrary momentum transfer is controlled by solutions to a new wave-like integro-differential equation that describes solitons undergoing acceleration. We work in the context of two-dimensional linear sigma models for concreteness, but our methods are purely semiclassical and generalizable.  This talk is based on work done in collaboration with Ilarion Melnikov and Costis Papageorgakis.

Sep 13, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (CDT)
Building / Address
Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy, College Station, Texas, 77843
Hosted By
Falk Hassler