Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 103, Issue 3, pp 660–667 | Cite as

A duality-like transformation in WZNW models inspired by dual riemannian globally symmetric spaces

  • A. M. Ghezelbash


We investigate transformations on the group manifold element and gauged fields on two different kinds of gauged WZNW models and thus obtain a duality-like transformation between chiral- and vector-gauged WZNW models with null gauged subgroups that exactly converts the chiral-gauged WZNW action to vector-gauged WZNW action and vice versa. These duality-like transformations correspond to the duality in Riemannian globally symmetric spaces.


Manifold Symmetric Space Group Manifold WZNW Model Manifold Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Ghezelbash
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and MathematicsTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsSharif University of TechnologyTehranIran

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