Topological effects in Quantum Field Theory

1. Solitons
2. Instantons
3. Quantization of parameters
4. Appendices

General references:
S. Coleman, Aspects of Symmetry, Cambridge University press (1985).
R. Rajaraman, Solitons and Instantons, North Holland (1982).
S.B. Treiman, R. Jackiw, B. Zumino and E. Witten, Current algebra and anomalies, Princeton University press (1985).

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© Roberto Percacci 2008
Version 0.94, february 2012
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