# nLab Nicholas Manton

## Selected writings

On the Schwinger effect:

On Skyrmions via rational maps from the complex plane, hence holomorphic functions from the Riemann sphere, to itself, as for Yang-Mills monopoles:

On constructing Skyrmions from instantons in D=5 Yang-Mills theory (hadron Kaluza-Klein theory):

On patterns in the characteristic classes (Chern classes) of complex surfaces, together with some speculations about an anlogy with atomic number of atomic nuclei:

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