On the poisson bracket algebra of monodromy matrices

  • A. Duncan
  • H. Nicolai
  • M. Niedermaier


We present a new method to deal with the endpoint ambiguities which arise in the calculation of Poisson brackets of monodromy matrices in the principal chiral model. In contrast to previous proposals our prescription yields the Yang-Baxter equation already at the classical level.


Poisson Bracket Jacobi Identity Monodromy Matrix Monodromy Matrice Monodromy Operator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Duncan
    • 1
  • H. Nicolai
    • 2
  • M. Niedermaier
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.II. Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of HamburgHamburg 50Federal Republic of Germany
  3. 3.Deutsches Elektronen-SynchrotronDESYHamburg 52Federal Republic of Germany

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