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Differential Geometrical Methods in Theoretical Physics

  • K. Bleuler
  • M. Werner

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 250)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. The Impact of Physics on Geometry

    1. Michael Atiyah
      Pages 1-9
  3. Mathematical Contributions

    1. George W. Mackey
      Pages 11-36
    2. Friedrich Hirzebruch
      Pages 37-63
    3. V. G. Kac, R. V. Moody, M. Wakimoto
      Pages 109-128
  4. Special Aspects of String Theory

    1. Luis Alvarez-Gaumé
      Pages 129-144
  5. Conformal Invariance and Integrable Systems

  6. Two Classical Domains: — Symplectic Structures in Physics — General Relativity

    1. Shlomo Stemberg
      Pages 261-293
    2. Yuval Ne’eman, Djordje Šijački
      Pages 333-343
    3. Peter W. Michor
      Pages 345-371
    4. Bernard S. Kay
      Pages 373-393
  7. Supersymmetric Structures

  8. Concluding Remarks

    1. Michael Atiyah
      Pages 461-461
  9. Observations of Two of Our Brightest Stars

    1. Leopold Halpern
      Pages 463-471

About this book

Keywords

Theoretical physics conformal field theory gauge theory quantum field theory string theory

Editors and affiliations

  • K. Bleuler
    • 1
  • M. Werner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical Nuclear PhysicsUniversity of BonnBonnGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-7809-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-8459-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-7809-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-2185
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