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University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series > Topological Solitons from Geometry

## Topological Solitons from GeometryAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Dunajski, M (University of Cambridge)
- Friday 07 December 2012, 10:40-11:20
- Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Mustapha Amrani. Topological Dynamics in the Physical and Biological Sciences Solitons are localised non-singular lumps of energy which describe particles non perturbatively. Finding the solitons usually involves solving nonlinear differential equations, but I shall show that in some cases the solitons emerge directly from the underlying space-time geometry: certain abelian vortices arise from surfaces of constant mean curvature in Minkowski space, and skyrmions can be constructed from the holonomy of gravitational instantons. This talk is part of the Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- All CMS events
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