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Letters in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 61–67 | Cite as

Harmonic analysis and p-adic strings

  • I. V. Volovich
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Abstract

A generalization of the Veneziano amplitude is considered which is a convolution of two characters on a field K. Choosing K in an appropriate way, one can obtain the usual Veneziano amplitude, the Virasoro-Shapiro amplitude, the p-adic amplitudes, and the finite Galois field amplitude. The cases when K is an algebra or a group are also discussed. These cases can be of interest in the context of the quantization of spacetime.

Keywords

Statistical Physic Convolution Harmonic Analysis Group Theory Field Amplitude 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. V. Volovich
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  1. 1.Steklov Mathematical InstituteMoscowUSSR

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