Periodic instantons with non-trivial holonomy

@inproceedings{Kraan1998PeriodicIW,
  title={Periodic instantons with non-trivial holonomy},
  author={Thomas C. Kraan and Pierre van Baa},
  year={1998}
}
We present the detailed derivation of the charge one periodic instantons or calorons with non-trivial holonomy for SU(2). We use a suitable combination of the Nahm transformation and ADHM techniques. Our results rely on our ability to compute explicitly the relevant Green’s function in terms of which the solution can be conveniently expressed. We also discuss the properties of the moduli space, IR × S× Taub-NUT/Z2 and its metric, relating the holonomy to the Taub-NUT mass parameter. We comment… CONTINUE READING
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