Chapter 13. Non-Perturbative Methods in Gauge Field Theories

  1. Mike Guidry

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch13

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications

How to Cite

Guidry, M. (2007) Non-Perturbative Methods in Gauge Field Theories, in Gauge Field Theories: An Introduction with Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617357.ch13

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 28 OCT 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471631170

Online ISBN: 9783527617357

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Keywords:

  • methodology;
  • quantum field;
  • gauge field theory;
  • non-perturbative structure;
  • parameters

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lattice Gauge Theory

  • Topology of Group Manifolds

  • Solitons in (1+1) Dimensions

  • Quantization of Solitons

  • More Dimensions and Derrick's Theorem

  • Topological Conservation Laws in (2+1) and (3+1) Dimensions

  • Yang-Mills Instantons

  • Skyrmions

  • Background and Further Reading