Skyrmions from Instantons inside Domain Walls
Abstract
Some years ago, Atiyah and Manton described a method to construct approximate Skyrmion solutions from YangMills instantons. Here we present a dynamical realization of this construction using domain walls in a fivedimensional gauge theory. The nonAbelian gauge symmetry is broken in each vacuum but restored in the core of the domain wall, allowing instantons to nestle inside the wall. We show that the world volume dynamics of the wall is given by the Skyrme model, including the fourderivative term, and the instantons appear as domain wall Skyrmions.
 Authors:
 Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, 1528551 (Japan)
 Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0WA (United Kingdom)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 20699697
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 25; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.252003; (c) 2005 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; GAUGE INVARIANCE; INSTANTONS; MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS; SKYRME POTENTIAL; SOLITONS; STRING MODELS; YANGMILLS THEORY
Citation Formats
Eto, Minoru, Nitta, Muneto, Ohashi, Keisuke, and Tong, David. Skyrmions from Instantons inside Domain Walls. United States: N. p., 2005.
Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.252003.
Eto, Minoru, Nitta, Muneto, Ohashi, Keisuke, & Tong, David. Skyrmions from Instantons inside Domain Walls. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.252003.
Eto, Minoru, Nitta, Muneto, Ohashi, Keisuke, and Tong, David. Fri .
"Skyrmions from Instantons inside Domain Walls". United States.
doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.252003.
@article{osti_20699697,
title = {Skyrmions from Instantons inside Domain Walls},
author = {Eto, Minoru and Nitta, Muneto and Ohashi, Keisuke and Tong, David},
abstractNote = {Some years ago, Atiyah and Manton described a method to construct approximate Skyrmion solutions from YangMills instantons. Here we present a dynamical realization of this construction using domain walls in a fivedimensional gauge theory. The nonAbelian gauge symmetry is broken in each vacuum but restored in the core of the domain wall, allowing instantons to nestle inside the wall. We show that the world volume dynamics of the wall is given by the Skyrme model, including the fourderivative term, and the instantons appear as domain wall Skyrmions.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.252003},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 25,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Fri Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2005}
}
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