• Fractionally charged non-leaking dyons and fermions in a bag

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      Non-leaking dyons; fermions; spherical bag; unitary matrix

    • Abstract


      We consider a fermion of chargee confined to a spherical bag with a Dirac monopole of strengthg at its centre. We find that the boundary conditions making the lowest angular momentum hamiltonian self-adjoint are characterized by a unitary matrixU, and the corresponding vacuum charge has a fractional part 2|eg|α/π where detU = -exp (2). Boundary conditions for conservation of helicity,CP, CT andPT are displayed. We demonstrate the possibility of a fractionally charged dyon whose interaction with a fermion conserves helicity. We also show thatthe simultaneous validity of helicity, CP, CT and PT requires integer vacuum charge.

    • Author Affiliations


      S M Roy1 Virendra Singh1

      1. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Bombay - 400 005, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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