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WP17 Mathematical Gauge Theory II (MB3)

The module covers the following topics: Four-dimensional geometry and self-duality, Yang-Mills-Higgs functionals and the first and second order Yang-Mills equations, Donaldson invariants, Seiberg-Witten theory, selected applications to four-manifolds. The central aim is to develop an understanding for the application of ideas from physics to pure mathematics.
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