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revised Unitary quantum field theory
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comment Chern-Simons term
great, that's what i thought you initially meant, but i was expecting the answer to be independent of some embedding.
Jan
19
comment Chern-Simons term
again, i appreciate the answer but i am a bit even more confused now. what's the relationship between these two different manifolds you refer to. also, i don't understand how an exterior derivative takes a form from one manifold into another form over another (higher dim'l) manifold.
Jan
19
comment Chern-Simons term
Thanks for the answer but there is something I don't understand. For example, the chern-simons form in 3 dimensions is a 3-form. Wouldn't the exterior derivative be zero since $dw=0$ for $w$ a p-form in a p-dim'l manifold?
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