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ISRN Mathematical Physics
Volume 2013, Article ID 487270, 16 pages
Review Article

Differential Forms in Lattice Field Theories: An Overview

ElectroScience Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43212, USA

Received 13 November 2012; Accepted 11 December 2012

Academic Editors: J. Banasiak, F. Sugino, and G. F. Torres del Castillo

Copyright © 2013 F. L. Teixeira. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We provide an overview on the application of the exterior calculus of differential forms to the ab initio formulation of lattice field theories, with a focus on irregular or “random” lattices.