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Monogenic differential calculus

Author: F. Sommen
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 326 (1991), 613-632
MSC: Primary 30G35; Secondary 58A10
MathSciNet review: 1012510
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Abstract: In this paper we study differential forms satisfying a Dirac type equation and taking values in a Clifford algebra. For them we establish a Cauchy representation formula and we compute winding numbers for pairs of nonintersecting cycles in $ {\mathbb{R}^m}$ as residues of special differential forms. Next we prove that the cohomology spaces for the complex of monogenic differential forms split as direct sums of de Rham cohomology spaces. We also study duals of spaces of monogenic differential forms, leading to a general residue theory in Euclidean space. Our theory includes the one established in our paper [11] and is strongly related to certain differential forms introduced by Habetha in [4].

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PII: S 0002-9947(1991)1012510-6
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