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Epilogue: Non-Abelian Gauge Theories

  • G. Scharf
Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)

Abstract

It is of course highly desirable to extend the methods developed in this book to non-abelian gauge theories. The main problem that arises in this connection is the meaning of non-abelian gauge invariance in the quantum theory. To introduce this concept, we formulate the gauge invariance of QED, discussed in Sect. 4.6, in a slightly different way.

Keywords

Gauge Transformation Gauge Invariance Gauge Potential Adiabatic Limit Commutation Rule 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Scharf
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität Zürich, Büro 36-K-70ZürichSwitzerland

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