#
nLab

flat section

### Context

#### $\infty$-Chern-Weil theory

#### Differential cohomology

**differential cohomology**

## Ingredients

## Connections on bundles

## Higher abelian differential cohomology

## Higher nonabelian differential cohomology

## Fiber integration

## Application to gauge theory

# Contents

## Idea

A section of a bundle with connection is called *flat* or *covariantly constant* if its covariant derivative vanishes.

Revised on August 3, 2017 03:13:10
by

Urs Schreiber
(94.220.75.2)