Gauge Theory and Gravitation: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Gauge Theory and Gravitation (g & G) Held at Tezukayama University Nara, Japan, August 20-24, 1982

Gauge Theory and Gravitation: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Gauge Theory and Gravitation (g & G) Held at Tezukayama University Nara, Japan, August 20-24, 1982

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540119944
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 04/05/1983
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , #176
Edition description: 1983
Pages: 319
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

A micro-deSitter spacetime with constant torsion: A new vacuum solution of the Poincaré gauge field theory.- New general relativity - Translation gauge theory -.- Generalizations of gravitational theory based on group covariance.- Algebraic construction of static axially symmetric self-dual fields.- Space-time structure of gravitational solitons.- Dyon black hole in the Tomimatsu-Sato-Yamazaki space-time.- Massive gauge theories in three dimensions (= at high temperature).- Gluon condensation and confinement of quarks.- Generalized string amplitude and wave equation for hadrons.- Stochastic quantization and large N reduction.- Variational methods in the master field formulation for QCD3+1.- Confinement by thick magnetic vortices.- Renormalizability of massive Yang-Mills theory.- Absence of particle creation as an equilibrium condition.- Renormalization and scaling of non-Abelian gauge fields in curved space-time.- Two-point functions and renormalized observables.- Vacuum energy in the bag model.- Stochastic quantization and Gribov problem.- The geometry of the configuration space of non abelian gauge theories.- Lattice gauge theory — a progress report.- Recent developments in the theory of large N gauge fields.- Topological excitations on a lattice.- Observation of Aharonov-Bohm effect by electron holography.- BPS transformation and color confinement.- Covariant operator formalism of gauge theories and its extension to finite temperature.- Path integration at the crossroad of stochastic and differential calculus.- Manifestly covariant canonical formalism of quantum gravity - A brief survey -.- A gauge invariant resummation of quantum gravity.- “The gauge invariant effective action for quantum gravity and its semi-quantitative approximation”.- Background field method of gauge theory and the renormalization problem.- Supersymmetric grand unification.- Aspects of grand unified models with softly broken supersymmetry.- Supersymmetric dipole mechanism and vacuum energy.- Nosonomy of an inverted hierarchy model.- Grand unified theories with symmetry and local supersymmetry.- The auxiliary field/ultraviolet finiteness connection.- Consistency of coupling in supergravity with propagating lorentz connexion.- Cosmological phase transition in microcanonical gravity.- Dimensional reduction.- Kaluza-Klein type theory.- Pregeometry.- Scale invariant scalar-tensor theory and the origin of gravitational constant and particle masses.- Concluding remarks.- Quantized strings and QCD.- One-loop divergences and ?-functions in supergravity theories.- A geometrical foundation of a unified field theory.

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