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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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Abstract

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
Authors :
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Sfetsos, Kk.sfetsos@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
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 : 17 May 2017 12:27
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/835396

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