Magnetic monopoles in grand unified theories

Paul Langacker, So Young Pi

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It is suggested that the magnetic monopoles predicted by grand unified theories would not be produced in significant numbers if electromagnetic gauge invariance is spontaneously broken when the temperature T is greater than Tc1 TeV. A model possessing this behavior is displayed and the cosmological implications are discussed.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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