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Vortex profiles and vortex interactions at the electroweak crossover

Ernst-Michael Ilgenfritz; Maxim Chernodub; Arwed Schiller;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 1999
Abstract
Local correlations of Z-vortex operators with gauge and Higgs fields (lattice quantum vortex profiles) as well as vortex two-point functions are studied in the crossover region near a Higgs mass of 100 GeV within the 3D SU(2) Higgs model. The vortex profiles resemble certain features of the classical vortex solutions in the continuum. The vortex-vortex interactions are analogous to the interactions of Abrikosov vortices in a type-I superconductor.
Subjects
arXiv: Condensed Matter::SuperconductivityHigh Energy Physics::LatticeHigh Energy Physics::Phenomenology
free text keywords: High Energy Physics - Lattice, High Energy Physics - Phenomenology, Nuclear and High Energy Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Gauge (firearms), Higgs field, Vortex, Higgs boson, Superconductivity, Quantum electrodynamics, Electroweak interaction, Crossover, Quantum vortex, Physics

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