# Q-balls with Multiple Charges and Cores

@inproceedings{Lennon2021QballsWM, title={Q-balls with Multiple Charges and Cores}, author={Olivier Lennon}, year={2021} }

Q-balls – whether in the single-field or multi-field context – are usually studied in theories containing only one stabilising symmetry. However, this is not the most general scenario. In this paper, we study a class of theories with multiple symmetries. We consider both the traditional thinand thick-wall limits of these theories, deriving sufficient conditions for existence in the latter case. Moreover, we also introduce a new state that could exist in this class of theory – a cored Q-ball. We…

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### Charge-swapping Q-balls in a logarithmic potential and Affleck-Dine condensate fragmentation

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Abstract
We study charge-swapping Q-balls, a kind of composite Q-ball where positive and negative charges co-exist and swap with time, in models with a logarithmic potential that arises naturally in…

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