Space-time symmetries in gauge theories

P. Forgács, N. S. Manton

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A general definition of symmetries of gauge fields is proposed and a method developed for constructing symmetric fields for an arbitrary gauge group. Scalar fields occur naturally in the formalism and the pure gauge theory reduces to a Higgs model in lower dimensions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-35
Number of pages21
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - febr. 1 1980


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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