Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 83, Issue 1, pp 11–29 | Cite as

Removable singularities in Yang-Mills fields

  • Karen K. Uhlenbeck


We show that a field satisfying the Yang-Mills equations in dimension 4 with a point singularity is gauge equivalent to a smooth field if the functional is finite. We obtain the result that every Yang-Mills field overR4 with bounded functional (L2 norm) may be obtained from a field onS4=R4∪{∞}. Hodge (or Coulomb) gauges are constructed for general small fields in arbitrary dimensions including 4.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen K. Uhlenbeck
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Illinois at Chicago CircleChicagoUSA

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