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The Dawning of Gauge Theory
Lochlainn O'Raifeartaigh

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
1Gauge Transformations in Classical Electromagnetism13
Gravitation and Electricity24
2Aftermath of Einstein's Gravitational Theory38
3Generalizations of Einstein's Theory44
On the Unification Problem of Physics53
Quantum Theory and Five-Dimensional Relativity59
On the Invariant Form of the Wave and Motion Equations for a Charged Point-Mass70
4The Renaissance of Weyl's Idea: EM Gauge Theory77
On a Remarkable Property of the Quantum-Orbits of a Single Electron87
Quantization as an Eigenvalue Problem91
Quantum-Mechanical Interpretation of Weyl's Theory94
5Weyl's Classic, 1929107
Electron and Gravitation121
6Klein's Serendipity, 1938147
On the Theory of Charged Fields152
7Pauli's Dimensional Reduction, 1953166
Meson-Nucleon Interaction and Differential Geometry171
8The Yang-Mills Theory, 1953-54182
Isotopic Spin Conservation and a Generalized Gauge Invariance185
Conservation of Isotopic Spin and Isotopic Gauge Invariance186
9Shaw's SO(2) Approach, 1954-55197
Invariance under General Isotopic Spin Transformations200
10Utiyama's General Approach, 1954-55208
Invariant Theoretical Interpretation of Interaction213
Conclusion240
References243
Index247

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