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Morse Theoretic Aspects of Yang-Mills Theory

  • Raoul Bott
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 59)

Abstract

Let me start in the manner I have learned of late from all you Physicists, with a modest list of topics to be covered in these two lectures. My topics are:
  1. (i)

    Algebraic topology

     
  2. (ii)

    Morse theory

     
  3. (iii)

    Equivariant Morse theory

     
  4. (iv)

    Pertinence of (i), (ii), and (iii) to the solutions of the classical Yang-Mills Equations.

     

Keywords

Modulus Space Vector Bundle Riemann Surface Conjugate Point Morse Theory 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raoul Bott
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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