Matryoshka skyrmions

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We construct a stable Skyrmion in 3+1 dimensions as a sine-Gordon kink inside a domain wall within a domain wall in an O(4) sigma model with hierarchical mass terms without the Skyrme term. We also find that higher dimensional Skyrmions can stably exist with a help of non-Abelian domain walls in an O(N) model with hierarchical mass terms without a Skyrme term, which leads to a matryoshka structure of Skyrmions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-71
Number of pages10
JournalNuclear Physics B
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jul 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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