Abelian field

Abelian field

[ə′bēl·yən ′fēld]
(mathematics)
A set of elements a, b, c, … forming Abelian groups with addition and multiplication as group operations where a (b + c) = ab + ac. Also known as Abelian domain; domain.
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The reason to establish such differences is that the electron is usually described through Quantum Electrodynamics (QED) [8], an abelian field theory.