Monopole pair production in compact U(1)

Jay Fineberg*

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We use the compact U(1) theory formulated on a euclidean lattice to calculate the strength of electromagnetic coupling to magnetic monopoles. We find that the coupling strength goes as exp(-π/α).

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)135-139
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 8 Aug 1985
Externally publishedYes


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