Quantum Bäcklund transformation for the Liouville theory

Eric Braaten, Thomas Curtright, Charles Thorn

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Abstract

The classical Bäcklund transformation, which maps the Liouville model onto a free field theory, is developed into an explicit operator relation for quantum fields. Conformal transformation properties and canonical commutation relations are preserved by this operator mapping.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-120
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume118
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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