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Harmonic Spheres Conjecture

  • Armen Sergeev
Conference paper
Part of the Operator Theory: Advances and Applications book series (OT, volume 236)

Abstract

We discuss the harmonic spheres conjecture, relating the 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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