I have been going through some papers on lattice QCD lately, and many of them mention "topological charge". I was wondering if someone could either explain what is meant by this term, or point me to a resource that has an explanation.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# What is topological charge

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