Do we have a quantum field theory of monopoles?


by sfman
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Nov16-13, 03:08 AM
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Recently, I read a review on magnetic monopole published in late 1970s, wherein some conjectures of properties possibly possessed by a longingly desired quantum field theory of monopoles are stated.

My question is what our contemporary understanding of the quantum field theory of monopoles is. Do we have a fully developed one? Any useful ref. is also helpful. Thanks!
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Welcome to PF;
A quick google for "monopoles QFT" shows lots of references for you to look at - like:
http://www.theory.caltech.edu/~preskill/notes.html
Sroll down to: Physics 230bc, Field Theory and Topology, 2000


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