Unknotted ring defects in ordered media are classified in terms of the homotopy theory. It is also investigated what type of point defects will appear when a radius of the ring defect tends to zero.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Communications in Mathematical Physics|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1988|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Mathematical Physics