On the Lagrangian Realization of the WZNW Reductions

Tsutsui, I. and Fehér, L. (1992) On the Lagrangian Realization of the WZNW Reductions. (Preprint)

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Abstract

We develop a phase space path-integral approach for deriving the Lagrangian realization of the models defined by Hamiltonian reduction of the WZNW theory. We illustrate the uses of the approach by applying it to the models of non-Abelian chiral bosons, W-algebras and the GKO coset construction, and show that the well known Sonnenschein’s action, the generalized Toda action and the gauged WZNW model are precisely the Lagrangian realizations of those models, respectively.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Theoretical Physics > Preprints
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2018 14:12
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2018 13:03
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/727

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