Bundle gerbes

  title={Bundle gerbes},
  author={Michael K. Murray},
. Just as C × principal bundles provide a geometric realisation of two-dimensional integral cohomology; gerbes or sheaves of groupoids, provide a geometric realisation of three dimensional integral cohomology through their Dixmier-Douady class. I consider an alternative, related, geometric realisation of three dimensional cohomology called a bundle gerbe. Every bundle gerbe gives rise to a gerbe and most of the well-known examples examples of gerbes are bundle gerbes. I discuss the properties… 

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