Asymptotic symmetries in (d + 2)-dimensional gauge theories
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We show that the subleading soft photon theorem in a (d + 2)-dimensional massless abelian gauge theory gives rise to a Ward identity corresponding to divergent large gauge transformations acting on the celestial sphere at null infinity. We further generalize our analysis to (d + 2)-dimensional non-abelian gauge theories and show that the leading and subleading soft gluon theorem give rise to Ward identities corresponding to asymptotic symmetries of the theory.
KeywordsField Theories in Higher Dimensions Gauge Symmetry Scattering Amplitudes
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