Generalized monopoles in six-dimensional non-Abelian gauge theory

Hironobu Kihara, Yutaka Hosotani, Muneto Nitta

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A spherically symmetric monopole solution is found in SO(5) gauge theory with Higgs scalar fields in the vector representation in six-dimensional Minkowski spacetime. The action of the Yang-Mills fields is quartic in field strengths. The solution saturates the Bogomolny bound and is stable.

Original languageEnglish
Article number041701
Pages (from-to)041701-1-041701-4
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Feb
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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