# NON-ABELIAN STOKES THEOREM AND QUARK CONFINEMENT IN SU(3) YANG–MILLS GAUGE THEORY

@article{Kondo2000NONABELIANST, title={NON-ABELIAN STOKES THEOREM AND QUARK CONFINEMENT IN SU(3) YANG–MILLS GAUGE THEORY}, author={Kei-ichi Kondo and Yuta Taira}, journal={Modern Physics Letters A}, year={2000}, volume={15}, pages={367-377} }

We derive a new version of SU(3) non-Abelian Stokes theorem by making use of the coherent state representation on the coset space SU(3)/U(1) × U(1)) = F2, the flag space. Then we outline a derivation of the area law of the Wilson loop in SU(3) Yang–Mills theory in the maximal Abelian gauge (the detailed exposition will be given in a forthcoming article). This derivation is performed by combining the non-Abelian Stokes theorem with the reformulation of the Yang–Mills theory as a perturbative… Expand

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