Geometry of minimal energy Yang-Mills connections

Journal Article

We prove that energy minimizing Yang-Mills connections on compact homogeneous 4-manifolds are either instantons or split into a sum of instantons on passage to the adjoint bundle. We prove related results for Calabi-Yau 3-folds and for 3-dimensional manifolds of nonnegative Ricci curvature.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stern, M

Published Date

  • 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 86 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 163 - 188

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-040X