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Harmonic mappings, twistors, and sigma models

CIRM Colloquium on Harmonic Mappings, Twistors, and Sigma Models (1986 Luminy, France)

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Published
**1988**
by World Scientific in Singapore, Teaneck, NJ
.

Written in English

- Harmonic maps -- Congresses.,
- Riemannian manifolds -- Congresses.,
- Global differential geometry -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographies.

Statement | Editor, Paul Gauduchon. |

Series | Advanced series in mathematical physics -- vol. 4. |

Contributions | Gauduchon, Paul., Centre international de rencontres mathématiques. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | xix, 368 p. : |

Number of Pages | 368 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL17962763M |

ISBN 10 | 9971507293 |

Twistor spaces for hyperkähler implosions Dancer, Andrew, Kirwan, Frances, and Swann, Andrew, Journal of Differential Geometry, ; Jacobi fields along harmonic 2-spheres in 3- and 4-spheres are not all integrable Lemaire, Luc and Wood, John C., Tohoku Mathematical Journal, ; Twistor geometry and warped product orthogonal complex structures Borisov, Lev, Salamon, Simon, and . C. W. Misner, “ Harmonic maps as models for physical laws,” Phys. Rev. D 18, – (). Google Scholar Crossref; N. Sanchez, Harmonic maps in general relativity and quantum field theory, Harmonic Mappings, Twistors and σ-Models, Advanced Series in Mathematical Physics (World Scientific, Singapore, ), Vol. 4, pp. –

where A(u)(,) denotes the second fundamental form of N ↪ R S 2 be the standard two-dimensional sphere. Then, there is a quantized blowup mechanism of the harmonic map sequence defined on a 2-dimensional domain described as follows [70,97,98,49,99,,87].Missing: sigma models. The harmonic oscillator is a model which has several important applications in both classical and quantum mechanics. It serves as a prototype in the mathematical treatment of such diverse phenomena as elasticity, acoustics, AC circuits, molecular and crystal vibrations, electromagnetic fields and optical properties of matter.

In this section we contrast the classical and quantum mechanical treatments of the harmonic oscillator, and we describe some of the properties that can be calculated using the quantum mechanical harmonic oscillator model. The problems at the end of the chapter require that you do some of these calculations, which involve the evaluation of non. Callan, Jr. and L. Thorlacius, Sigma models and string theory, in Particles, Strings and Supernovae: Proceedings of the Theoretical Advanced Study Institute in Elementary Particle Physics, Brown University, Providence, 6 June–2 July , Vol. 2 (World Scientific, Singapore, ).

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Get this from a library. Harmonic mappings, twistors, and [sigma]-models: JuneCIRM, Luminy, France. [Paul Gauduchon; Centre international de rencontres mathématiques.;]. Harmonic mappings have played in recent years and will likely to play in the future an important role in Differential Geometry and Theoretical Physics, where they are known as s-models.

These Proceedings develop both aspects of the theory, with a special attention to the constructive methods, in particular the so-called twistorial approach.

Sigma models in 2+1 dimensions. Pages Ward, R. Twistors, nilpotent orbits and harmonic maps. Pages Kobak, P. Preview Buy Chapter $ Book Title Harmonic Maps and Integrable Systems Authors. John C. Wood; Series Title Aspects of Brand: Springer Nature.

Colloquium on Harmonic Mappings, Twistors and Sigma Models By Paul Gauduchon Topics: General Theoretical PhysicsAuthor: Paul Gauduchon. HARMONIC Harmonic mappings, TWISTORS, AND a- MODELS JuneCIRM, Luminy, France Editor PAUL GAUDUCHON CNRS, Paris WFORWAiiOt:.'OT!-iEK World Scientific Singapore • New Jersey • London • Hong Kong.

xvii TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface v Presentation vii Liste des Exposes xv. results for conformal mappings have clear analogues for harmonic mappings. Since that time the and sigma models book has developed rapidly, although a number and sigma models book basic problems remain unresolved.

This book is an attempt to make this beautiful material accessible to a wider mathematical public. Most of the book concerns harmonic mappings in the plane, but there.

J. JOST, Lectures on harmonic maps (with applications to conformal mappings and minimal surfaces), Harmonic mappings and minimal immersions (Montecatini ), Lecture Notes in Math.Springer-Verlag ().

Google Scholar. A Connection between Twistors and Superstring Sigma Models on Coset Superspaces Martin Wolfy Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics University of Cambridge Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA, United Kingdom Abstract We consider superstring sigma models that are based on coset superspaces G=Hin.

The energy of harmonic maps obtained by the twistor construction, in: Harmonic Mappings, Twistors, and Sigma Models, World ScientificPDF UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. Geometry of maps between generalized flag manifolds, Jour.

Diff. Geom. 25 () PDF UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. Orbits and harmonic maps. Twistor spaces and harmonic maps This article has been downloaded from IOPscience. Please scroll down to see the full text article.

Russ. Math. Surv. 48 1 (http. Harmonic mappings Sigma models Integrability and symmetries of nonlinear partial differential equations Generalized symmetries and recursion operators Ayşe Kalkanlı Karasu. Integrable systems Symmetries of nonlinear differential equations Singularity analysis Seçkin Kürkçüoğlu.

Noncommutative and Fuzzy Quantum Field TheoriesMissing: twistors. Superstring sigma models 7 Twistors and generalised self-dual Yang-Mills theory 8 Remarks 13 To deﬁne the sigma model action, we consider a map g: Σ → G, where Σ is a world- For text-book treatments of SDYM theory in the context of twistor theory, we refer to [43, 44].

Consider complexiﬁed four-dimensional space-time. Part of the Aspects of Mathematics book series (ASMA, volume E Collapse and exponentiation of infinite symmetry algebras of Euclidean projective and Grassmannian sigma models, J.

Math. Phys. 29 Applications harmoniques de S 2 dans S 4: II, in: Harmonic Mappings, Twistors and o-models, Advanced Series in Math.

Phys. 4 (P. Gauduchon, ed. Dynamic harmonic regression When there are long seasonal periods, a dynamic regression with Fourier terms is often better than other models we have considered in this book.

For example, daily data can have annual seasonality of lengthweekly data has seasonal period of approximat while half-hourly data can have several seasonal. Abstract. We prove the conjecture, posed in by Bolton and Woodward, that the dimension of the space of harmonic maps from the 2-sphere to the $2n$-sphere is $2d+n^2$.

Mathematical definition. Here the notion of the laplacian of a map is considered from three different perspectives. A map is called harmonic if its laplacian vanishes; it is called totally geodesic if its hessian vanishes. Integral formulation. Let (M, g) and (N, h) be Riemannian manifolds.

Given a smooth map f from M to N, the pullback f * h is a symmetric 2-tensor on M; the energy density e Missing: twistors. Colloquium on Harmonic Mappings, Twistors and Sigma Models. Paul Gauduchon; Read more. Article. Calculation of instanton-anti-instanton contributions in quantum mechanics.

April. Harmonic mappings, Twistors, and Sigma models, World Scientific, (). Harmonic maps as model for physical theories, ().

in Harmonic maps and integrable systems. Geometry of N = 2, d = 4 supersymmetric sigma models The geometric meaning of the general q+ action The component action of the general N = 2 sigma model 12 N = 3 supersymmetric Yang–Mills theory N = 3 SYM on-shell constraints N = 3 harmonic variables and interpretation of the N = 3 SYM.

Nonlinear sigma models: Quantum eld theories de ned by group mani-folds and homogeneous spaces. Geometry and topology of Lie groups 4. Administrative 1. Notes for all the lectures will be handed out.

There is a list of useful references and textbooks at the end of this handout. { 4. The sigma model action is S[w]=i f ld(P(x)IZdp.

E (37) Maps rp which extremize this action are called har- monic. The action (37) is invariant under a conformal deformation of the metric g, on E, so the sigma model defined by (37) depends only on E as a Riemann surface. In the context of sigma models, twistor space arises in the following way.CB CB/DUREN Janu Char Count= 0 1 Preliminaries Harmonic Mappings A real-valued function u(x, y)isharmonic if it satisﬁes Laplace’s equation: u = ∂2u ∂x2 ∂2u ∂y2 = 0.

A one-to-one mapping u = u(x, y),v= v(x, y) from a region D in the xy- plane to a region in the uv-plane is a harmonic mapping if the two coordi- nate functions are g: twistors.