# Vortices and Other Topological Solitons in Dense Quark Matter

@article{Eto2014VorticesAO, title={Vortices and Other Topological Solitons in Dense Quark Matter}, author={Minoru Eto and Yuji Hirono and Muneto Nitta and Shigehiro Yasui}, journal={Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics}, year={2014}, volume={2014} }

In this review, we discuss various properties of topological solitons in dense QCD matter, with a particular emphasis on the CFL phase exhibiting superfluidity and superconductivity, and their phenomenological implications in terms of the effective field theories such as the Ginzburg-Landau theory, the chiral Lagrangian, or the Bogoliubov--de Gennes equation. The most fundamental topological excitations are non-Abelian vortices, which are 1/3 quantized superfluid vortices and color magnetic… Expand

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