Printer Friendly

Topological solitons.

0521838363

Topological solitons.

Manton, Nicholas and Paul Sutcliffe.

Cambridge U. Pr.

2004

493 pages

$120.00

Hardcover

Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics

QC174

Manton (U. of Cambridge, UK) and Sutcliffe (U. of Kent, UK) provide discussion of the state of research concerning topological solitons. Chapters contain discussion of solitons in classical field theories and the forces that exist between solitons, a survey of static and dynamic multi-soliton solutions, and discussion of kinks in one dimension, lumps and vortices in two dimensions, monopoles and Skyrmions in three dimensions, and instantons in four dimensions. In addition, the mathematical models of static multi-soliton solutions that satisfy Bogomolny equations and the notion of geodesic dynamics on moduli space are described. Graduate students and researchers in theoretical physics and applied mathematics will be the book's main audience.

([c] 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
COPYRIGHT 2005 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:SciTech Book News
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Sep 1, 2005
Words:139
Previous Article:Multivariate t distributions and their applications.
Next Article:New England starwatch; the essential guide to our night sky.
Topics:


Related Articles
Discrete and continuous nonlinear Schrodinger systems.
The Direct Method in Soliton Theory.
Frobenius Algebras and 2D Topological Quantum Field Theories.
Topological solitons.
Chern-Simons theory, matrix models and topological strings.
QCD@Work: Proceedings.
Topological Degree Theory and Applications.
The structure of compact groups; a primer for students, a handbook for the expert, 2d rev. ed.
Functional analysis; v.1: A gentle introduction.
Topological methods for set-valued nonlinear analysis.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |