Geometry and duality in supersymmetric σ-models

Thomas Curtright, Tsuneo Uematsu, Cosmas Zachos

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Abstract

The Supersymmetric Dual Sigma Model (SDSM) is a local field theory introduced to be nonlocally equivalent to the Supersymmetric Chiral nonlinear σ-Model (SCM), this dual equivalence being proven by explicit canonical transformation in tangent space. This model is here reconstructed in superspace and identified as a chiral-entwined supersymmetrization of the Dual Sigma Model (DSM). This analysis sheds light on the boson-fermion symphysis of the dual transition, and on the new geometry of the DSM.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)488-512
Number of pages25
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume469
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 17 1996

Keywords

  • Bosonization
  • Canonical transformations
  • Duality
  • Sigma models
  • Supersymmetry
  • Symphysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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