Nonlinear Differential Equations in Physics and Their Geometrical Integrability Properties

  • Ling-Lie Chau
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 245)


The attempt of this line of research is to try to treat Yang-Mills, and gravitational fields as nonlinear systems, and try to see how much they possess the geometrical integrability properties that have been the guiding force in many two-dimension nonlinear systems. Though the study so far has been quite formal and mathematical, the ultimate goal we have in mind is for particle physics: to solve the full Yang Mills and gravitational fields, and to formulate new ways to quantize the fields.


Supergravity Theory Conformal Supergravity Backlund Transformation Ricatti Equation Generalize Covariant Derivative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ling-Lie Chau
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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