Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 148, Issue 1, pp 941-947

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Weyl symmetry and the Liouville theory

  • R. JackiwAffiliated withCenter for Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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The flat-space conformal invariance and the curved-space Weyl invariance are simply related in dimensions greater than two. In two dimensions, the Liouville theory presents an exceptional situation, which we examine here.


Liouville theory Weyl transformation locality action