The Index Theorem and Some Consequences
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Combining Chaps. 3 and 7 one obtains a first formulation of Callias’ index formula for L for the special class of admissible potentials Φ. This class is indeed rather special as we show at the end of Chap. 10 that in this case the index of L vanishes.
KeywordsIndex Theorem Index Formula Admissible Potentials Yang Mills Higgs ﬁelds Invertibility Issue
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