Maxwell-Chern-Simons-Higgs theory


  • Usha Kulshreshtha University of Delhi, Kirori Mal College, Department of Physics, Delhi-110007, India
  • Daya Shankar Kulshreshtha University of Delhi, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi-110007, India
  • Bheemraj Sihagb University of Delhi, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Delhi-110007, India



electrodynamics, Higgs theories, Chern-Simons-Higgs theories, Hamiltonian formulations, gauge-theories


We consider the three dimensional electrodynamics described by a complex scalar field coupled with the U(1) gauge field in the presence of a Maxwell term, a Chern-Simons term and the Higgs potential. The Chern-Simons term provides a velocity dependent gauge potential and the presence of the Maxwell term makes the U(1) gauge field dynamical. We study the Hamiltonian formulation of this Maxwell-Chern-Simons-Higgs theory under the appropriate gauge fixing conditions.


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How to Cite

Kulshreshtha, U., Kulshreshtha, D. S., & Sihagb, B. (2022). Maxwell-Chern-Simons-Higgs theory. Acta Polytechnica, 62(1), 85–89.



Analytic and Algebraic Methods in Physics