Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 92, Issue 4, pp 455–472

Non-abelian bosonization in two dimensions

  • Edward Witten

DOI: 10.1007/BF01215276

Cite this article as:
Witten, E. Commun.Math. Phys. (1984) 92: 455. doi:10.1007/BF01215276


A non-abelian generalization of the usual formulas for bosonization of fermions in 1+1 dimensions is presented. Any fermi theory in 1+1 dimensions is equivalent to a local bose theory which manifestly possesses all the symmetries of the fermi theory.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Witten
    • 1
  1. 1.Joseph Henry LaboratoriesPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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