Spin structures and gauge theory

  • Peter G. O. Freund
Gauge Theory Session Organized by A. Trautman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 116)


Gauge Theory Internal Symmetry Unification Group Statistic Connection Gauge Theory Spin 
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  • Peter G. O. Freund
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  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicago

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