# Charges in gauge theories

@article{Horan1998ChargesIG, title={Charges in gauge theories}, author={Robin Horan and Martin Lavelle and David Mcmullan}, journal={Pramana}, year={1998}, volume={51}, pages={317-355} }

In this article we investigate charged particles in gauge theories. After reviewing the physical and theoretical problems, a method to construct charged particles is presented. Explicit solutions are found in the abelian theory and a physical interpretation is given. These solutions and our interpretation of these variables as the true degrees of freedom for charged particles, are then tested in the perturbative domain and are demonstrated to yield infra-red finite, on-shell Green’s functions…

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