Physics of Particles and Nuclei

, Volume 43, Issue 5, pp 676–678 | Cite as

On affine extension of splint root systems

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Abstract

Splint of root system of simple Lie algebra appears naturally in the study of (regular) embeddings of reductive subalgebras. It can be used to derive branching rules. Application of splint properties drastically simplifies calculations of branching coefficients. We study affine extension of splint root system of simple Lie algebra and obtain relations on theta and branching functions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of High-energy and elementary particle physicsSPb State UniversitySaint-PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Chebyshev Laboratory, Department of Mathematics and MechanicsSPb State UniversitySaint-PetersburgRussia

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