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gauge theory

n. Physics
Any of various theories based upon a gauge symmetry. Current fundamental theories, such as the standard model of particle physics, are gauge theories.
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gauge theory

n
(Nuclear Physics) physics a type of theory of elementary particles designed to explain the strong, weak, and electromagnetic interactions in terms of exchange of virtual particles
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The configuration variables are the gauge connection A and the two-form field B and the action is invariant under SO(5) transformations of the gauge field.
The minister also noted the necessity to secure funding for the European track gauge connection between Kaunas and Vilnius, a part of Rail Baltica.
The pressure gauge connection, platen cylinder and cylinder just below the knob on the right were in communication and filled with hydraulic oil.
The price of the G-TRAN Series "Multi ionization Gauge SH2" combined vacuum gauge will be 120,000 yen for the SH2 Multi ionization gauge unit for measurements between the medium and high vacuum range, 180,000 yen for the SH2 and SPU Pirani gauge connection type that can measure from low to high vacuum range, and 230,000 yen for the type which includes the SH2, SPU and SAU pressure sensor that can measure from the atmospheric pressure to high vacuum range.
Model of the digitally balanced Wheatstone bridge with DAC connected in parallel with bridge resistance [R.sub.3] and taking into account resistance of the strain gauge connection cables is shown in Fig.