From superconductors and four-manifolds to weak interactions

Edward Witten

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Abstract

The goal of this article is to describe the concept of "gauge symmetry breaking" and its applications to superconductors, four-manifold theory, and particle physics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-391
Number of pages31
JournalBulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Volume44
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

Keywords

  • Four-manifolds
  • Superconductors
  • Weak interactions

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