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Finite action Yang-Mills solutions on the group manifold

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1996-08-21
Dereli, T
Schray, J
Tucker, RW
We demonstrate that the left (and right) invariant Maurer-Cartan forms for any semi-simple Lie group enable solutions of the Yang-Mills equations to be constructed on the group manifold equipped with the natural Cartan-Killing metric. For the unitary unimodular groups the Yang-Mills action integral is finite for such solutions. This is explicitly exhibited for the case of SU(3).