The Calculus of Many Instantons

@inproceedings{Dorey2008TheCO,
  title={The Calculus of Many Instantons},
  author={Nick Dorey and Timothy J. Hollowood and Valentin V. Khoze and Michael P. Mattis},
  year={2008}
}
We describe the modern formalism, ideas and applications of the instanton calculus for gauge theories with, and without, supersymmetry. Particular emphasis is put on developing a formalism that can deal with any number of instantons. This necessitates a thorough review of the ADHM construction of instantons with arbitrary charge and an in-depth analysis of the resulting moduli space of solutions. We review the construction of the ADHM moduli space as a hyper-Kähler quotient. We show how the… CONTINUE READING
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