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What is instanton

  1. Aug 1, 2003 #1

    MathematicalPhysicist

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    what is it?
     
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  3. Aug 1, 2003 #2

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    http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/Instaton.html



    http://www.desy.de/~t00fri/instanton.html

    http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~jcl/classnotes/math/geometry/instanton/instanton.html
     
  4. Aug 1, 2003 #3
    Dang! If only I had a dirty(dirtier?) mind, I might be able to answer that! :0)
     
  5. Aug 3, 2003 #4
    I only heard about "instanton" in cosmological theories (Hawking-Turok), is that something related to this?
     
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