Volume 129, Number 5, March 2020
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||The Physics of Elementary Particles and Fields|
|Published online||06 April 2020|
Podolsky electrodynamics from a condensation of topological defects
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2 Institute of Research and Development, Duy Tan University - 3 Quang Trung, Hai Chau, Da Nang, Vietnam
3 Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal da Paraíba - Caixa Postal 5008, 58051-970, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil
Received: 4 December 2019
Accepted: 26 March 2020
In this paper we demonstrate the arising of higher-derivative contributions to the effective action of electrodynamics on the basis of the generalized Julia-Toulouse mechanism and explicitly show that the complete effective action arising within this methodology is nonlocal.
PACS: 11.15.-q – Gauge field theories / 11.15.Kc – Classical and semiclassical techniques
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