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Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 164, Issue 1, pp 929–946 | Cite as

The ring of physical states in the M(2, 3) minimal Liouville gravity

  • O. V. Alekseev
  • M. A. Bershtein
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Abstract

We consider the M(2, 3) minimal Liouville gravity, whose state space in the gravity sector is realized as irreducible modules of the Virasoro algebra. We present a recursive construction for BRST cohomology classes based on using an explicit form of singular vectors in irreducible modules of the Virasoro algebra. We find a certain algebra acting on the BRST cohomology space and use this algebra to find the operator algebra of physical states.

Keywords

conformal field theory Liouville gravity BRST cohomology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Landau Institute for Theoretical PhysicsRASChernogolovka, Moscow OblastRussia
  2. 2.Independent University of MoscowMoscowRussia

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