The nature of SO(3) breaking into its closed subgroups and the emergence of nonabelian cosmic strings are discussed. Relevance to GUT breaking and thereby to cosmology is pointed out. Classification of cosmic strings are associated with the affine ADE Lie algebras.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Turkish Journal of Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)