Knots from wall-antiwall annihilations with stretched strings

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A pair of a domain wall and an antidomain wall is unstable to decay. We show that when a vortex string is stretched between the walls, there remains a knot soliton (Hopfion) after the pair annihilation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number121701
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun 14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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