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Truncations in Kaluza-Klein theories

  • C. N. Pope
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 246)

Abstract

Certain mathematical aspects of Kaluza-Klein theories are discussed, concerned with the ability to truncate the four-dimensional spectrum of states to a finite subsector, including the graviton and Yang-Mills gauge bosons. This yields a criterion by means of which certain exceptional theories are singled out from the generic case.

Keywords

Gauge Group Gauge Boson Planck Scale Isometry Group Consistent Truncation 
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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. N. Pope
    • 1
  1. 1.Blackett LaboratoryImperial CollegeLondon SW7 2BZUK

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