The berry phase and the Yang monopole

M. K. Fung*

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We start with a time-varying SO(5) symmetric matrix and use the Berry phase technique to calculate the vector potential of the Yang monopole which is a generalisation of the Dirac magnetic monopole concept. The calculations are done through simple and straightforward algebraic manipulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-123
Number of pages9
JournalChinese Journal of Physics
Issue number2 I
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Apr

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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