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Coset Models and Differential Geometry

Sfetsos, K (1996) Coset Models and Differential Geometry Gauge Theories, Applied Supersymmetry and Quantum Gravity II, Imperial College Press, 1997, p.370-377.

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String propagation on a curved background defines an embedding problem of surfaces in differential geometry. Using this, we show that in a wide class of backgrounds the classical dynamics of the physical degrees of freedom of the string involves 2-dim sigma-models corresponding to coset conformal field theories.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Surrey research (other units)
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Date : 19 September 1996
Uncontrolled Keywords : hep-th, hep-th
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 12:27
Last Modified : 24 Jan 2020 22:17

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