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In physics a dyon is an object that carries both electric charge as well as magnetic charge. For fundamental particles this would correspond to magnetic monopoles which are also electrically charged. More generally, higher dimensional branes may (or may not) be dyons in that they are electrically as well as magnetically charged under the appropriate higher gauge field.
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dyonic$\,$black M2-branes (M5-branes wrapped on a 3-manifold, see also at NS5-branes – D2/D4/NS5-bound states):
J.M. Izquierdo, Neil Lambert, George Papadopoulos, Paul Townsend, Dyonic Membranes, Nucl. Phys. B460:560-578, 1996 (arXiv:hep-th/9508177)
Michael Green, Neil Lambert, George Papadopoulos, Paul Townsend, Dyonic $p$-branes from self-dual $(p+1)$-branes, Phys.Lett.B384:86-92, 1996 (arXiv:hep-th/9605146)
Nicolò Petri, slide 14 of Surface defects in massive IIA, talk at Recent Trends in String Theory and Related Topics 2018 (pdf)
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