Geometry, Topology and Physics, Second Edition

Copertina anteriore
CRC Press, 04/giu/2003 - 596 pagine
9 Recensioni
Differential geometry and topology have become essential tools for many theoretical physicists. In particular, they are indispensable in theoretical studies of condensed matter physics, gravity, and particle physics. Geometry, Topology and Physics, Second Edition introduces the ideas and techniques of differential geometry and topology at a level suitable for postgraduate students and researchers in these fields.

The second edition of this popular and established text incorporates a number of changes designed to meet the needs of the reader and reflect the development of the subject. The book features a considerably expanded first chapter, reviewing aspects of path integral quantization and gauge theories. Chapter 2 introduces the mathematical concepts of maps, vector spaces, and topology. The following chapters focus on more elaborate concepts in geometry and topology and discuss the application of these concepts to liquid crystals, superfluid helium, general relativity, and bosonic string theory. Later chapters unify geometry and topology, exploring fiber bundles, characteristic classes, and index theorems. New to this second edition is the proof of the index theorem in terms of supersymmetric quantum mechanics. The final two chapters are devoted to the most fascinating applications of geometry and topology in contemporary physics, namely the study of anomalies in gauge field theories and the analysis of Polakov's bosonic string theory from the geometrical point of view.

Geometry, Topology and Physics, Second Edition is an ideal introduction to differential geometry and topology for postgraduate students and researchers in theoretical and mathematical physics.
  

Cosa dicono le persone - Scrivi una recensione

Nessuna recensione trovata nei soliti posti.

Libri correlati

Indice

Quantum Physics
1
3
81
Homology Groups
93
Homotopy Groups
121
Manifolds
169
de Rham Cohomology Groups
226
Riemannian Geometry
244
torsion tensor
256
Fibre Bundles
348
Connections on Fibre Bundles
374
Characteristic Classes
419
Index Theorems
453
Anomalies in Gauge Field Theories
501
Bosonic String Theory
528
References
560
Copyright

Complex Manifolds
308

Parole e frasi comuni

Brani popolari

Pagina iii - Supersymmetric Gauge Field Theory and String Theory D BAILIN and A LOVE Mechanics of Deformable Media AB BHATIA and RN SINGH...

Riferimenti a questo libro

Tutti i risultati di Google Ricerca Libri »

Citazioni da pagine web

Nakahara M. Geometry, topology and physics(T)(497s).djvu: eknigu
Nakahara M. Geometry, topology and physics(T)(497s).djvu .... Please wait[ Download Nakahara M. Geometry, topology and physics(T)(497s).djvu ] ...
www.eknigu.org/ info/ M_Mathematics/ MD_Geometry%20and%20topology/ Nakahara%20M.%20Geometry,%20topology%20and%20physics(...

Geometry Topology and Physics Second Edition - ebook download
Geometry Topology and Physics Second Edition. Author: M Nakahara Format: PDF Size: 4MB ... Geometry Topology and Physics Second Edition, $10 ...
download-ebook.in/ index.php?target=desc& ebookid=5115

physicsnetbase: Physics References Online
Geometry, Topology and Physics introduces the ideas and techniques of ... Geometry, Topology and Physics is an ideal introduction to differential geometry ...
www.physicsnetbase.com/ ejournals/ books/ book_summary/ summary.asp?id=2645

citeulike: Geometry, Topology and Physics, Second Edition ...
TY - BOOK ID - citeulike:798212 TI - Geometry, Topology and Physics, Second Edition (Graduate Student Series in Physics) PB - {Taylor & Francis} SN ...
www.citeulike.org/ user/ cursonivel1/ article/ 798212

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK FOR PHYSICS 229 M. Nakahara, Geometry, Topology ...
M. Nakahara, Geometry, Topology, and Physics, 2nd edition, Taylor and Francis, 2003. ADDITIONAL REFERENCES FOR PHYSICS 229. ba Dubrovin, at Fomenko, ...
theory.caltech.edu/ classes/ ph229a/ 229refs.pdf

MATH / PHYSICS Research Group Courses
Geometry, Topology and Physics, M. Nakahara, Adam Hilger; Topology and Geometry for Physicists, C. Nash and S. Sen, Academic Press; Differential Topology ...
www.physics.upenn.edu/ mprg/ edcourses.html

Nakahara, Geometry, Topology, and Physics - Qwiki
Miko Nakahara, Geometry, Topology, and Physics, 2003. Retrieved from "http://qwiki.stanford.edu/wiki/Nakahara%2c_geometry%2c_topology%2c_and_physics" ...
qwiki.stanford.edu/ index.php/ Nakahara,_Geometry,_Topology,_and_Physics

Topological signature of first-order phase transitions in a mean ...
Madan B. and Keyes T., J. Chem. Phys., 98 (1993) 3342. Nakahara M., Geometry, Topology and Physics Adam Hilgher, Bristol (1991). ...
www.iop.org/ EJ/ article/ 0295-5075/ 62/ 6/ 775/ node1.html

Introduction to Differential Geometry Text - Physics Forums Library
The book I learnt from was 'Geometry, Topology and Physics' by Nakahara. I thoroughly recommend it - its explanations are clear and it is never vague or ...
www.physicsforums.com/ archive/ index.php/ t-108999.html

Errata to Geometry, Topology and Physics 2nd Edition by M ...
Errata to Geometry, Topology and Physics 2nd Edition by M. Nakahara. p. 64: Remove the i in eq. (1.293). p. 65: Remove the i in eqs. (1.300), (1.304). ...
theory.caltech.edu/ classes/ ph229a/ nakerrata2l.pdf

Informazioni sull'autore (2003)

Nakahara, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Kinki University, Japan.

Informazioni bibliografiche