Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 175, Issue 3, pp 457–520 | Cite as

Geometry of quantum principal bundles I

  • Mićo Durdević


A theory of principal bundles possessing quantum structure groups and classical base manifolds is presented. Structural analysis of such quantum principal bundles is performed. A differential calculus is constructed, combining differential forms on the base manifold with an appropriate differential calculus on the structure quantum group. Relations between the calculus on the group and the calculus on the bundle are investigated. A concept of (pseudo)tensoriality is formulated. The formalism of connections is developed. In particular, operators of horizontal projection, covariant derivative and curvature are constructed and analyzed. Generalizations of the first Structure Equation and of the Bianchi identity are found. Illustrative examples are presented.


Neural Network Manifold Complex System Structural Analysis Nonlinear Dynamics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mićo Durdević
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  1. 1.Faculty of PhysicsUniversity of BelgradeBeogradSerbia, Yugoslavia

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