Physics Letters, B
We investigate the existence and properties of kink-like solitons in a class of models with two interacting scalar fields. In particular, we focus on models that display both double and single-kink solutions, treatable analytically using the Bogomol'nyi–Prasad–Sommerfield bound (BPS). Such models are of interest in applications that include Skyrmions and various superstring-motivated theories. Exploring a region of parameter space where the energy for very different spatially-bound configurations is degenerate, we show that a newly-proposed momentum–space entropic measure called Configurational Entropy (CE) can distinguish between such energy-degenerate spatial profiles. This information-theoretic measure of spatial complexity provides a complementary perspective to situations where strictly energy-based arguments are inconclusive.
Dartmouth Digital Commons Citation
Correa, R.A.C.; Dutra, A. de Souza; and Gleiser, M., "Information-Entropic Measure of Energy-Degenerate Kinks in Two-Field Models" (2014). Dartmouth Scholarship. 2026.