Puffed noncommutative nonabelian vortices

  title={Puffed noncommutative nonabelian vortices},
  author={Nazim Bouatta and Jarah Evslin and Carlo Maccaferri},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
We present new solutions of noncommutative gauge theories in which coincident unstable vortices expand into unstable circular shells. As the theories are noncommutative, the naive definition of the locations of the vortices and shells is gauge-dependent, and so we define and calculate the profiles of these solutions using the gauge-invariant noncommutative Wilson lines introduced by Gross and Nekrasov. We find that charge 2 vortex solutions are characterized by two positions and a single… 

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