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Harmonic Spheres Conjecture

  • Armen Sergeev
Conference paper
Part of the Trends in Mathematics book series (TM)

Abstract

We discuss the harmonic spheres conjecture, relatingthe space of harmonic maps of the Riemann sphere into the loop space of a compact Lie group G with the moduli space of Yang–Mills G-fields on four-dimensional Euclidean space.

Keywords

Harmonic spheres Yang–Mills fields instantons loop spaces Atiyah theorem Donaldson theorem Hilbert–Schmidt Grassmannian 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Steklov Mathematical InstituteMoscowRussia

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