The Phase Space of the Wess-Zumino-Witten Model

  • G. Papadopoulos
  • B. Spence
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 315)


We prove that the covariant and Hamiltonian phase spaces of the Wess-Zumino-Witten model on the cylinder are diffeomorphic and we derive the Poisson brackets of the theory.


Phase Space Poisson Bracket Symplectic Form Cauchy Surface Cauchy Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Papadopoulos
    • 1
  • B. Spence
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsQueen Mary and Westfield CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Blackett LaboratoryImperial CollegeLondonUK

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