The Geometry of Symmetry Breaking in Gauge Theories

  • M. E. Mayer
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca book series (FEWBODY, volume 23/1981)


This together with Sections 3 and 6 of the joint contribution with A. Trautman (this volume, pp. 433 to be referred to as Mayer-Trautman) constitutes a summary of the first two lectures. Much of the material is available elsewhere [1], so only results and some open questions are discussed. The subject matter of the second two lectures is treated in the following contribution (pp. 491).


Gauge Theory Higgs Boson Symmetry Breaking Base Space Principal Bundle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. E. Mayer
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniv. of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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