Publications Meetings The Profession Membership Programs Math Samplings Policy & Advocacy In the News About the AMS
   
Mobile Device Pairing
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

From superconductors and four-manifolds to weak interactions


Author: Edward Witten
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 44 (2007), 361-391
MSC (2000): Primary 81Q99, 53D45
Published electronically: April 23, 2007
MathSciNet review: 2318156
Full-text PDF

Abstract | References | Similar Articles | Additional Information

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.


References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)


Similar Articles

Retrieve articles in Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society with MSC (2000): 81Q99, 53D45

Retrieve articles in all journals with MSC (2000): 81Q99, 53D45


Additional Information

Edward Witten
Affiliation: School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Email: witten@ias.edu

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-07-01167-6
PII: S 0273-0979(07)01167-6
Keywords: Superconductors, weak interactions, four-manifolds
Received by editor(s): February 26, 2007
Published electronically: April 23, 2007
Additional Notes: Supported in part by NSF Grant PHY-0503584.
Article copyright: © Copyright 2007 American Mathematical Society