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Three-dimensional Chern-Simons theory as a theory of knots and links. III: Compact semi-simple group. (English) Zbl 0941.57500
Summary: Chern-Simons field theory based on a compact non-abelian gauge group is studied as a theory of knots and links in three dimensions. A method to obtain the invariants for links made from braids of upto four strands is developed. This generalizes our earlier work on SU(2) Chern-Simons theory.

MSC:
57M25 Knots and links in the \(3\)-sphere (MSC2010)
22E70 Applications of Lie groups to the sciences; explicit representations
81T40 Two-dimensional field theories, conformal field theories, etc. in quantum mechanics
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