In this paper, an inequality of Simons type for $p$-Yang-Mills fields is established over compact Riemannian manifolds, and then, the energy gaps are obtained.
"Energy gaps for $p$-Yang-Mills fields over compact Riemannian manifolds." Kodai Math. J. 41 (3) 465 - 474, October 2018. https://doi.org/10.2996/kmj/1540951247