Riemann, Topology, and Physics

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ISBN: 978-0-8176-4778-0 (Print) 978-0-8176-4779-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Bernhard Riemann

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Beginnings

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      Pages 11-21

      Doctoral Dissertation

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      Pages 23-41

      Privatdozent at Göttingen

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      Pages 43-62

      Riemann and Dirichlet

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      Pages 63-74

      Full Professor in Göttingen

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      Pages 75-76

      Last Years

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      Pages 77-81

      Posthumous Fate

    9. Back Matter

      Pages 83-83

  3. Topological Themes in Contemporary Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-87

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      Pages 89-93

      Introduction

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      Pages 95-106

      Topological Structures

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      Pages 107-108

      The Connectivity of a Manifold and Quantization of Magnetic Flux

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      Pages 109-112

      Systems with Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking

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      Pages 113-126

      Topology and Liquid Crystals

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      Pages 127-144

      Theory of Gauge Fields

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      Pages 145-156

      Topological Particles

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      Pages 157-166

      Soliton Particles

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      Pages 167-181

      Knots, Links, and Physics

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      Pages 183-190

      What Next?

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      Pages 191-193

      A Brief Historical Survey

    13. Back Matter

      Pages 195-198

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 199-215