Monopole-antimonopole solution of the SU(2) Yang-Mills-Higgs model

  title={Monopole-antimonopole solution of the SU(2) Yang-Mills-Higgs model},
  author={Burkhard Kleihaus and Jutta Kunz Nui Maynooth and Ireland and University of Oldenburg and H Germany},
  journal={Physical Review D},
As shown by Taubes, in the Bogomol'nyi-Prasad-Sommerfield limit the SU(2) Yang-Mills-Higgs model possesses smooth finite energy solutions, which do not satisfy the first order Bogomol'nyi equations. We construct numerically such a non-Bogomol'nyi solution, corresponding to a monopole-antimonopole pair, and extend the construction to a finite Higgs potential. 

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