**Edinburgh Lectures on Geometry, Analysis and Physics**

by Michael Atiyah

**Publisher**: arXiv 2010**Number of pages**: 41

**Description**:

These lecture notes are based on a set of six lectures that I gave in Edinburgh in 2008/2009 and they cover some topics in the interface between Geometry and Physics. They involve some unsolved problems and conjectures and I hope they may stimulate readers to investigate them.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(460KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Lectures on complex geometry, Calabi-Yau manifolds and toric geometry**

by

**Vincent Bouchard**-

**arXiv**

These are introductory lecture notes on complex geometry, Calabi-Yau manifolds and toric geometry. We first define basic concepts of complex and Kahler geometry. We then proceed with an analysis of various definitions of Calabi-Yau manifolds.

(

**4806**views)

**Geometry in Physics**

by

**Alexander Altland**

Contents: Exterior Calculus (Exterior Algebra, Differential forms in Rn, Metric, Gauge theory); Manifolds (Basic structures, Tangent space); Lie groups (Lie group actions, Lie algebras, Lie algebra actions, From Lie algebras to Lie groups).

(

**6932**views)

**Geometry of Quantum Mechanics**

by

**Ingemar Bengtsson**-

**Stockholms universitet, Fysikum**

These are the lecture notes from a graduate course in the geometry of quantum mechanics. The idea was to introduce the mathematics in its own right, but not to introduce anything that is not directly relevant to the subject.

(

**8870**views)

**Geometry and Topology in Electronic Structure Theory**

by

**Raffaele Resta**-

**University of Trieste**

From the table of contents: Introduction; Early discoveries; Berry-ology (geometry in nonrelativistic quantum mechanics); Manifestations of the Berry phase; Modern theory of polarization; Quantum metric and the theory of the insulating state.

(

**4977**views)