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Extended self-dual Skyrme models

Grant number: 19/21909-3
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: February 01, 2020 - February 29, 2020
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Elementary Particle Physics and Fields
Principal Investigator:Luiz Agostinho Ferreira
Grantee:Luiz Agostinho Ferreira
Visiting researcher: Carlos Naya Rodriguez
Visiting researcher institution: Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Lecce (INFN), Italy
Home Institution: Instituto de Física de São Carlos (IFSC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The purpose of this project is the construction of solutions of topological solitons for extended self-dual Skyrme type theories, using numerical methods. The main motivation is the application of such models as low energy effective theories for hadronic and nuclear matter. The visit of Prof. Carlos Naya is important because he is one of the world experts in three dimensional numerical methods for such kind of models. (AU)