# Spontaneous and induced decay of metastable strings and domain walls

@article{Monin2009SpontaneousAI, title={Spontaneous and induced decay of metastable strings and domain walls}, author={Alexander Monin and Mikhail B. Voloshin}, journal={Annals of Physics}, year={2009}, volume={325}, pages={16-48} }

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