Dynamical instability of symmetric vortices

  • Luís Almeida

    Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
  • Yan Guo

    Brown University, Providence, USA


Using the Maxwell-Higgs model we prove that linearly unstable symmetric vortices in the Ginzburg-Landau theory are dynamically unstable in the norm (which is the natural norm for the problem).

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Luís Almeida, Yan Guo, Dynamical instability of symmetric vortices. Rev. Mat. Iberoam. 17 (2001), no. 2, pp. 409–419

DOI 10.4171/RMI/299