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NLSM and 2d Conformal Field Theory

  • Sergei V. Ketov
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Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)

Abstract

In this chapter the 2d Wess-Zumino-Novikov-Witten (WZNW) models (as the NLSM in field theory) are discussed from the viewpoint of 2d Conformai Field Theory (CFT) [45]. We also consider supersymmetric generalizations of the WZNW models and gauging of their symmetries.

Keywords

Central Charge Conformal Transformation Operator Product Expansion Central Extension Conformal Algebra 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergei V. Ketov
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität HannoverHannoverGermany

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