Old and New Processes of Vorton Formation Contribution to 35th Karpacs Meeting (

Astract After a brief explanation of the concept of a vorton, quantitative estimates of the vorton population that would be produced in various cosmic string scenarios are reviewed. Attention is drawn to previously unconsidered mechanisms that might give rise to much more prolific vorton formation that has been envisaged hitherto. This review is an updated… CONTINUE READING