## The ground states of baryoleptonic Q-balls in supersymmetric models

##### Authors
Shoemaker, Ian M.
Kusenko, Alexander
##### Description
In supersymmetric generalizations of the Standard Model, all stable Q-balls are associated with some flat directions. We show that, if the flat direction has both the baryon number and the lepton number, the scalar field inside the Q-ball can deviate slightly from the flat direction in the ground state. We identify the true ground states of such nontopological solitons, including the electrically neutral and electrically charged Q-balls.
Comment: 9 pages, 1 figure, revtex
##### Keywords
High Energy Physics - Phenomenology