The global existence of Yang-Mills-Higgs fields in 4-dimensional Minkowski space. I. Local existence and smoothness properties. (English) Zbl 0496.35061


35L70 Second-order nonlinear hyperbolic equations
81T08 Constructive quantum field theory
35A07 Local existence and uniqueness theorems (PDE) (MSC2000)
35L45 Initial value problems for first-order hyperbolic systems
35L65 Hyperbolic conservation laws
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