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Gauge Fields and Instantons

  • Gregory L. Naber
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Part of the Texts in Applied Mathematics book series (TAM, volume 25)

Abstract

The Im ℍ-valued 1-form \(\omega = \mathrm{Im}\,(\bar{{q}}^{1}{\mathit{dq}}^{1} +\bar{ {q}}^{2}{\mathit{dq}}^{2})\) will occupy center stage for much of the remainder of our story. We begin by adopting its two most important properties ((5.9.10) and (5.9.11)) as the defining conditions for a connection on a principal bundle.

Keywords

Modulus Space Gauge Transformation Gauge Field Principal Bundle Gauge Potential 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory L. Naber
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsDrexel UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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