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Wilson surface

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Idea

In physics the term Wilson loop refers to an observable in gauge field theory given by the holonomy of the given gauge field connection along a fixed curve.

In higher gauge theory one correspondingly has observables given by higher holonomy around higher dimensional manifolds, such as surfaces etc. These are hence sometimes called “Wilson surfaces” etc.

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Created on December 19, 2016 13:49:56 by Urs Schreiber (188.1.230.74)