# Classical skyrmions in SU(N)/SO(N) cosets

@article{Gillioz2011ClassicalSI, title={Classical skyrmions in SU(N)/SO(N) cosets}, author={Marc Gillioz}, journal={Journal of High Energy Physics}, year={2011}, volume={2011}, pages={1-14} }

We construct the skyrmion solutions appearing in the coset spaces SU(N)/SO(N) for N > 2 and compute their classical mass. For N = 3, the third homotopy group $ {\pi_3}\left( {{{{{\text{SU}}(3)}} \left/ {{{\text{SO}}(3)}} \right.}} \right) = {\mathbb{Z}_4} $ implies the existence of two distinct solutions: the skyrmion of winding number two has spherical symmetry and is found to be the lightest non-trivial field configuration; the skyrmion and antiskyrmion of winding number plus and minus one…

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