Seminar on Yang - Mills theory


Seminar: Fundamentals of Yang - Mills theory

The seminar will begin on December 17, 2019, 10:30am in SeMath008 with an introductory lecture by Christof Melcher. Further sessions will be announced in the events section.


Connections on fibre bundles, curvature, Chern-Weil theory, Yang-Mills equations,
self-dual solutions, topological solitons and instantons.


  1. M. Atiyah: Geometry of Yang-Mills fields
  2. H. Flanders: Differential forms
  3. D. Freed, K. Uhlenbeck: Instantons and four-manifolds
  4. Y. Yang: Solitons in field theory and nonlinear analysis

For questions, please feel free to contact Olaf Wittich .

On request the seminar will be held in English.