nLab
5d Chern-Simons theory

Context

\infty-Chern-Simons theory

∞-Chern-Weil theory

∞-Chern-Simons theory

∞-Wess-Zumino-Witten theory

Ingredients

Definition

Examples

Quantum field theory

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

higher dimensional Chern-Simons theory in dimension 5.

References

A general account of the structure is in

Remarks on applications in phenomemenological models are in

  • C. Hill, Physics of D=5D = 5 Chern-Simons term (pdf)

The relation to 5-dimensional supergravity is discussed in

  • A. Ceresole, A. Lerda, and P. van Nieuwenhuizen , Five-dimensional gravitational super Chern-Simons terms, Phys. Rev. D 34, 1744–1748 (1986)

  • Yuji Tachikawa, Five-dimensional Chern-Simons terms and Nekrasov’s instanton counting (arXiv:hep-th/0401184)

Revised on January 4, 2013 04:35:04 by Urs Schreiber (89.204.135.106)