Nonabelian Cosmic Strings from SO(3) Gauge Symmetry

Mehmet Koca*

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-401
Number of pages5
JournalTurkish Journal of Physics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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