• Variational calculation of the sine-Gordon effective potential

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      Sine-Gordon model; Gaussian effective potential; stability of the vacuum

    • Abstract


      The Gaussian effective potential of the sine-Gordon model is calculated in 1+1 and 2+1 dimensions. Issues like renormalization, vacuum energy and stability of the vacuum are discussed in detail.

    • Author Affiliations


      V C Kuriakose1 2

      1. Department of Physics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin - 682 022, India
      2. Department of Physics, U.C. College, Alwaye - 683 102, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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