**Gauge Theory for Fiber Bundles**

by Peter W. Michor

**Publisher**: Universitaet Wien 1991**ISBN/ASIN**: 8870882470**ISBN-13**: 9788870882476**Number of pages**: 106

**Description**:

Gauge theory usually investigates the space of principal connections on a principal fiber bundle (P,p,M,G) and its orbit space under the action of the gauge group (called the moduli space), which is the group of all principal bundle automorphisms of P which cover the identity on the base space M. It is the arena for the Yang-Mills-Higgs equations which allows a satisfactory unified description of electromagnetic and weak interactions, which was developed by Glashow, Salam, and Weinberg.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(600KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Lectures on Minimal Surface Theory**

by

**Brian White**-

**arXiv**

The goal was to give beginning graduate students an introduction to some of the most important basic facts and ideas in minimal surface theory. Prerequisites: the reader should know basic complex analysis and elementary differential geometry.

(

**3838**views)

**Algebraic geometry and projective differential geometry**

by

**Joseph M. Landsberg**-

**arXiv**

Homogeneous varieties, Topology and consequences Projective differential invariants, Varieties with degenerate Gauss images, Dual varieties, Linear systems of bounded and constant rank, Secant and tangential varieties, and more.

(

**10587**views)

**Lectures on Exterior Differential Systems**

by

**M. Kuranishi**-

**Tata Institute of Fundamental Research**

Contents: Parametrization of sets of integral submanifolds (Regular linear maps, Germs of submanifolds of a manifold); Exterior differential systems (Differential systems with independent variables); Prolongation of Exterior Differential Systems.

(

**7101**views)

**Manifolds: Current Research Areas**

by

**Paul Bracken (ed.)**-

**InTech**

Differential geometry is a very active field of research and has many applications to areas such as physics and gravity, for example. The papers in this book cover a number of subjects which will be of interest to workers in these areas.

(

**1359**views)