Lagrangian formulation of coset conformal field theory

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Wess-Zumino-Witten actions defined on symmetric spaces are proposed as the actions of coset conformal field theories. The equivalence of our model and the path integral formulation of coset conformal field theories based on the gauged WZW action is shown.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-180
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Jun 8
Externally publishedYes

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Research supported in part by NSF grant #PHY88-16001.

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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