Possible phase transition of fractional spin in the O(3) model

Dimitra Karabali, Ganpathy Murthy

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Abstract

Fractional angular momentum in the O(3) nonlinear model coupled to an Abelian gauge field with a topological mass is studied semiclassically. The results are suggestive of a phase transition in the fractionalization as the mass parameter is varied.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1522-1524
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical review D
Volume35
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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