Gerbes and Lie Groups

  title={Gerbes and Lie Groups},
  author={Christoph Schweigert and Konrad Waldorf},
  journal={arXiv: Differential Geometry},
Compact Lie groups do not only carry the structure of a Riemannian manifold, but also canonical families of bundle gerbes. We discuss the construction of these bundle gerbes and their relation to loop groups. We present several algebraic structures for bundle gerbes with connection, such as Jandl structures, gerbe modules and gerbe bimodules, and indicate their applications to Wess–Zumino terms in two-dimensional field theories. 
  • K. Waldorf
  • Mathematics
    Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society
  • 2011
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