EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 126, 20164th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||04 November 2016|
Absence of the Gribov ambiguity in a special algebraic gauge
Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai - 400076, India
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Published online: 4 November 2016
The Gribov ambiguity exists in various gauges except algebraic gauges. However in general, algebraic gauges are not Lorentz invariant, which is their fundamental flaw. Here we discuss a quadratic gauge fixing, which is Lorentz invariant. We show that nontrivial copies can not occur in this gauge. We then provide an example of spherically symmetric gauge field configuration and prove that with a proper boundary condition on the configuration, this gauge removes the ambiguity on a compact manifold .
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