nonabelian gauge theory

nonabelian gauge theory

[‚nän·ə¦bēl·yən ¦gāj ‚thē·ə·rē]
(particle physics)
A gauge theory in which the gauge transformations can be represented by a Lie group whose members do not commute.
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Ever since the proposal of nonabelian gauge theory, the similarity with Einstein gravity has led to extensive work exploring the relationship between the two.
From (6) we can develop a nonabelian gauge theory as similar to that for the above abelian gauge theory.