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Magnetic Monopole

  1. Aug 9, 2007 #1
    please explain me the Diracs quantization condition for Magnetic Monopole
    and explain me the Magnetic Monopole by the Quantum field theory

    Vincent S Ryan
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  3. Aug 9, 2007 #2

    Meir Achuz

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    You need several pages from a textbook.
  4. Aug 9, 2007 #3


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    Google for the Dirac string and the Dirac monopole. Theres several ways to think about them, with varying levels of mathematical sophistication.

    The modern way to think of it is the one I prefer, as one thinks of them in terms of the geometry of gauge bundles, as its a quite a beautiful and elementary consequence of cohomology in physics.

    For the more bruteforce calculational consequences, Diracs early work is instructive and you would need to look up his papers or find a textbook with the details spelled out. I don't have a reference handy for that, but I could tell you the final result (both classical and quantum), but its not really that instructive without seeing the details.
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  5. Aug 9, 2007 #4
    Since i do not know what your level of kwnoledge is, i would like to point your attention to an interesting introductory article on this topic : https://www.physicsforums.com/showpost.php?p=734819&postcount=61

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