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The Magnetic Monopole Seventy-Five Years Later

  title={The Magnetic Monopole Seventy-Five Years Later},
  author={Kenichi Konishi},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • K. Konishi
  • Published 13 February 2007
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
Non-Abelian monopoles are present in the fully quantum mechanical low-energy effective action of many solvable supersymmetric theories. They behave perfectly as pointlike particles carrying non-Abelian dual magnetic charges. They play a crucial role in confinement and in dynamical symmetry breaking in these theories. There is a natural identification of these excitations within the semiclassical approach, which involves the flavor symmetry in an essential manner. We review, in an introductory… 

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